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Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

Swedish, 1906-1999

Designer and architect Greta Magnusson Grossman first gained fame in her native Sweden, where she established her store and workshop and became the first woman to receive a prize for furniture design from the Swedish Society of Industrial Design. In 1940, she married jazz musician Billy Grossman and moved to Los Angeles.

Upon her arrival in Southern California, she opened the Magnusson Grossman Studio on Rodeo Drive and rapidly became popular among the Hollywood elite, including Greta Garbo and Gracie Allen. In addition to creating iconic furniture and lighting — like the Grasshopper series for Barker Bros. or the Cobra lamp for Ralph O. Smith — Magnusson Grossman designed 14 homes in the Los Angeles area inspired by the Case Study Houses.

Combining her Scandinavian roots with laid-back West Coast style, Magnusson Grossman became a notable contributor to California modernism.

Find a range of vintage Greta Magnusson Grossman table lamps, floor lamps and other furniture on 1stDibs.

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Creator: Greta Magnusson Grossman
Greta Grossman Cobra Table Lamp for Ralph O. Smith
By Ralph O. Smith, Greta Magnusson Grossman
Located in Los Angeles, CA
An award-winning 1948 design by Swedish-American Greta Grossman for Ralph O. Smith, a California-based lighting company. The lamp, colloquially known as the “Cobra” for its uniquely ...
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1940s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

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Steel

1950s Greta Grossman Cobra Desk Lamp Ralph O. Smith Vintage Mid-Century
By Ralph O. Smith, Greta Magnusson Grossman
Located in Hyattsville, MD
Unrestored, Original Paint, Lots of dents and lots of paint loss, etc. But it is in working order, and appears to be all original. 24 inches high when lamp head raised up straight.
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Cobra Lamp by Greta M. Grossman for Ralph O. Smith, 1950
By Greta Magnusson Grossman, Ralph O. Smith
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Iconic cobra lamp by Greta M. Grossman for Ralph O. Smith, circa 1950 in grey gun metal finish. Flexible arm, on/off switch at the base. One E26 socket, max. wattage 75w, wired for U...
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome, Metal

Greta Grossman B-4 Table Lamp - Black / White
By Greta Magnusson Grossman, Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
The B-4 table lamp by Greta M. Grossman was designed in 1945 and bears her whimsical and powerful signature style. With playful angles and geometric elem...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

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Aluminum

Greta Magnusson Grossman 'Cobra' Table Lamp in Black
By Greta Magnusson Grossman, Gubi
Located in Glendale, CA
Greta Magnusson Grossman 'Cobra' table lamp in black. Designed in 1950 by Grossman, this is an authorized re-edition by GUBI of Denmark who meticulously reproduces her work with scru...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum, Steel

Rare 1940s Dual Head Table Lamp by Greta Magnusson Grossman
By Ralph O. Smith, Greta Magnusson Grossman
Located in Berkeley, CA
Origin: USA Designer: Greta Grossman Manufacturer: Ralph O. Smith, Los Angeles Era: 1948 Materials: Brass, Enameled Aluminum Measurements: 8" wide x 6" deep x 16" tall Conditio...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Greta Grossman Cobra Table Lamp, Vintage Red
By Greta Magnusson Grossman, Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
The authentic Cobra table lamp is of the most iconic designs by Greta M. Grossman. The table lamp was originally designed in the 1950s and takes its name from the shape of the oval s...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome, Aluminum

Greta Grossman Grasshopper Table Lamp, Vintage Red
By Greta Magnusson Grossman, Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
Greta M. Grossman designed the iconic Gräshoppa table lamp in 1947 and with its sophisticated yet playful design, it is still as relevant today. The distinctive, elongated conical sh...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum, Brass

Greta Grossman Cobra Table Lamp for Ralph O. Smith
By Ralph O. Smith, Greta Magnusson Grossman
Located in Los Angeles, CA
An award-winning 1948 design by Swedish-American Greta Grossman for Ralph O. Smith, a California-based lighting company. The lamp, colloquially known as the “Cobra” for its uniquely shaped shade that resembles a cobra’s hood, is counterweighted with a segmented arm curving upward from a round base. The oblong shade slants gently from the arm to its outer edge. Light is controlled by a push button on/off switch on base. Retains the original Good Design label inside the shade. Condition: Vintage condition; professionally cleaned. Some scratches, appropriate to the age and use of the piece, can be observed on the enamel. While we do not guarantee vintage electrical...
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1940s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

Materials

Steel

Greta Grossman 'B-4' Table Lamp for Gubi in Chianti and White
By Greta Magnusson Grossman, Gubi
Located in Glendale, CA
Greta M. Grossman B-4 table lamp for GUBI in chianti and white. Originally designed in 1945, and now available in an authorized re-edition from GUBI, the B-4 bears Grossman's sign...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

Materials

Steel

Greta Grossman 'B-4' Table Lamp for GUBI in Black and White
By Greta Magnusson Grossman, Gubi
Located in Glendale, CA
Greta M. Grossman B-4 Table Lamp for GUBI. Originally designed in 1945, and now available in an authorized re-edition from GUBI, the B-4 bears Grossman's signature style. With pla...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

Materials

Steel

Greta Grossman Grasshopper Table Lamp, Black Glossy
By Gubi, Greta Magnusson Grossman
Located in Berkeley, CA
Greta M. Grossman designed the iconic Gräshoppa table lamp in 1947 and with its sophisticated yet playful design, it is still as relevant today. The distinctive, elongated conical sh...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum, Brass

Greta Grossman Grasshopper Table Lamp, Alabaster White Glossy
By Gubi, Greta Magnusson Grossman
Located in Berkeley, CA
Greta M. Grossman designed the iconic Gräshoppa table lamp in 1947 and with its sophisticated yet playful design, it is still as relevant today. The distinctive, elongated conical sh...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum, Brass

Greta Magnusson Grossman 'Grasshopper' Table Lamp in Glossy Black
By Greta Magnusson Grossman, Gubi
Located in Glendale, CA
Greta Magnusson Grossman 'Grasshopper' table lamp in glossy black. Designed in 1947 by Grossman, this is an authorized re-edition by GUBI of Denmark who meticulously reproduces he...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum, Brass, Steel

Greta Grossman B-4 Table Lamp, Chianti Red
By Gubi, Greta Magnusson Grossman
Located in Berkeley, CA
The B-4 table lamp by Greta M. Grossman was designed in 1945 and bears her whimsical and powerful signature style. With playful angles and geometric elem...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum

Greta Grossman B-4 Table Lamp, Italian Green
By Gubi, Greta Magnusson Grossman
Located in Berkeley, CA
The B-4 table lamp by Greta M. Grossman was designed in 1945 and bears her whimsical and powerful signature style. With playful angles and geometric elements, the table lamp is chara...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum

Greta Grossman B-4 Table Lamp, Black / White
By Gubi, Greta Magnusson Grossman
Located in Berkeley, CA
The B-4 table lamp by Greta M. Grossman was designed in 1945 and bears her whimsical and powerful signature style. With playful angles and geometric elem...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum

Greta Grossman B-4 Table Lamp, French Blue
By Gubi, Greta Magnusson Grossman
Located in Berkeley, CA
The B-4 table lamp by Greta M. Grossman was designed in 1945 and bears her whimsical and powerful signature style. With playful angles and geometric elements, the table lamp is chara...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum

Greta Grossman Cobra Table Lamp, Black
By Gubi, Greta Magnusson Grossman
Located in Berkeley, CA
The authentic Cobra table lamp is of the most iconic designs by Greta M. Grossman. The table lamp was originally designed in the 1950s and takes its n...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome, Aluminum

Greta Grossman Grasshopper Table Lamp, Andorra Red
By Gubi, Greta Magnusson Grossman
Located in Berkeley, CA
Greta M. Grossman designed the iconic Gräshoppa table lamp in 1947 and with its sophisticated yet playful design, it is still as relevant today. The distinctive, elongated conical sh...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum, Brass

Greta Grossman Grasshopper Table Lamp, Anthracite Grey
By Gubi, Greta Magnusson Grossman
Located in Berkeley, CA
Greta M. Grossman designed the iconic Gräshoppa table lamp in 1947 and with its sophisticated yet playful design, it is still as relevant today. The distinctive, elongated conical sh...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum, Brass

Greta Grossman Cobra Table Lamp, Blue Grey
By Gubi, Greta Magnusson Grossman
Located in Berkeley, CA
The authentic Cobra table lamp is of the most iconic designs by Greta M. Grossman. The table lamp was originally designed in the 1950s and takes its name from the shape of the oval s...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome, Aluminum

Greta Grossman Grasshopper Table Lamp, White
By Gubi, Greta Magnusson Grossman
Located in Berkeley, CA
Greta M. Grossman designed the iconic Gräshoppa table lamp in 1947 and with its sophisticated yet playful design, it is still as relevant today. The distinctive, elongated conical sh...
Category

20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum, Brass

Greta Grossman Grasshopper Table Lamp, Oyster White
By Gubi, Greta Magnusson Grossman
Located in Berkeley, CA
Greta M. Grossman designed the iconic Gräshoppa table lamp in 1947 and with its sophisticated yet playful design, it is still as relevant today. The distinctive, elongated conical sh...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum, Brass

Greta Grossman Grasshopper Table Lamp, Blue Grey
By Gubi, Greta Magnusson Grossman
Located in Berkeley, CA
Greta M. Grossman designed the iconic Gräshoppa table lamp in 1947 and with its sophisticated yet playful design, it is still as relevant today. The distinctive, elongated conical sh...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum, Brass

Grossman Cobra Lamp, Museum Quality Pair, Ralph O. Smith Labels Intact
By Ralph O. Smith, Greta Magnusson Grossman
Located in Dallas, TX
Museum Quality Pair of Greta M Grossman Cobra Lamps Ralph O. Smith Labels Intact A collector's Grade pair of Greta M Grossman cobra table lamps with labels intact. In 1950 Grossman ...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum, Steel

Greta Grossman Cobra Table Lamp, White
By Gubi, Greta Magnusson Grossman
Located in Berkeley, CA
The authentic cobra table lamp is of the most iconic designs by Greta M. Grossman. The table lamp was originally designed in the 1950s and takes its n...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome, Aluminum

Rare Enameled Aluminum Cobra Table Lamp by Greta Magnusson Grossman
By Ralph O. Smith, Greta Magnusson Grossman
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This lamp is a variant of the “Cobra” lamp which won the Good Design award in 1950 and was exhibited at the Good Design Show at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. These lamps...
Category

1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum, Steel

Greta Grossman Grasshopper Table Lamp, Black
By Gubi, Greta Magnusson Grossman
Located in Berkeley, CA
Greta M. Grossman designed the iconic Gräshoppa Table Lamp in 1947 and with its sophisticated yet playful design, it is still as relevant today. The distinctive, elongated conical sh...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum, Brass

Greta Grossman Cobra Table Lamp, Anthracite Grey
By Gubi, Greta Magnusson Grossman
Located in Berkeley, CA
The authentic cobra table lamp is of the most iconic designs by Greta M. Grossman. The table lamp was originally designed in the 1950s and takes its name from the shape of the oval s...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome, Aluminum

Greta Magnusson Grossman 'Grasshopper' Table Lamp in Alabaster White
By Greta Magnusson Grossman, Gubi
Located in Glendale, CA
Greta Magnusson Grossman 'Grasshopper' table lamp in alabaster white. Designed in 1947 by Grossman, this is an authorized re-edition by GUBI of Denmark who meticulously reproduces he...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

Materials

Brass, Aluminum, Steel

Greta Magnusson Grossman 'Grasshopper' Table Lamp in Black Semi-Matte
By Greta Magnusson Grossman, Gubi
Located in Glendale, CA
Greta Magnusson Grossman 'Grasshopper' table lamp in black. Designed in 1947 by Grossman, this is an authorized re-edition by GUBI of Denmark who meticulously reproduces her work wit...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

Materials

Brass, Aluminum, Steel

Greta Grossman Cobra Lamp for Ralph O. Smith, Burbank, CA
By Ralph O. Smith, Greta Magnusson Grossman
Located in Houston, TX
Greta Grossman cobra lamp for USA, circa 1950s. Manufactured by Ralph O. Smith, Burbank, CA. Putty color, lamp dates to 1950. Sig...
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum, Brass, Steel

Greta M. Grossman "Cobra" Table Lamp for Ralph O. Smith
By Ralph O. Smith, Greta Magnusson Grossman
Located in Los Angeles, CA
The “Cobra” table lamp designed by Greta M. Grossman for Ralph O. Smith in the United States in 1948. A true icon of Mid-Century modern lighting design and winner of the MoMA Good De...
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1940s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

Materials

Brass, Steel, Aluminum, Chrome

Enameled Aluminum Table Lamp by Greta Magnusson Grossman
By Ralph O. Smith, Greta Magnusson Grossman
Located in New York, NY
Table lamp in enameled aluminum on a chrome-plated steel base with one cone shade and one "Cobra" shade. Manufactured by Ralph O. Smith, California, circa 1950.
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1950s American Vintage Greta Magnusson-Grossman Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum

Greta Magnusson Grossman table lamps for sale on 1stDibs.

Greta Magnusson Grossman table lamps are available for sale on 1stDibs. These distinctive items are frequently made of metal and are designed with extraordinary care. There are many options to choose from in our collection of Greta Magnusson Grossman table lamps, although black editions of this piece are particularly popular. We have 9 vintage editions of these items in-stock, while there is 24 modern edition to choose from as well. Many of the original table lamps by Greta Magnusson Grossman were created in the Scandinavian Modern style in scandinavia during the 21st century and contemporary. If you’re looking for additional options, many customers also consider table lamps by Vilhelm Lauritzen, Sabina Grubbeson, and Space Copenhagen. Prices for Greta Magnusson Grossman table lamps can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — on 1stDibs, these items begin at $449 and can go as high as $18,000, while a piece like these, on average, fetch $839.

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