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Pair of Studio Pottery Vases as Lamps
Located in London, GB
A pair of black and white Studio Pottery vases, with contrasting yellow bands, now converted as lamps. Currently wired for the UK. Please enquire for rewiring services. Please note...
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21st Century and Contemporary English Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Pair of Contemporary White Studio Pottery Lamps with Black Decoration
Located in London, GB
A pair of cylindrical Studio Pottery vases with a white glaze and black geometric motif, with contrasting pink rims, now converted as lamps. Currently wired for the UK. Please enqui...
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21st Century and Contemporary English Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Pair of Black and White Studio Pottery Vases
Located in London, GB
A pair of black and white Studio Pottery vases, with pink contrasting rims, now converted as lamps. Currently wired for the UK. Please enquire for rewiring services. Please note: L...
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21st Century and Contemporary English Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Pair of Blue and White Studio Pottery Vases
Located in London, GB
A pair of blue and white Studio Pottery vases of cylindrical form, now converted as lamps. Currently wired for the UK. Please enquire for rewiring services. Please note: lampshades...
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21st Century and Contemporary English Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Fantastic Pair of Georges Pelletier Ceramic Sun Lamp
By Georges Pelletier
Located in Megeve, FR
Georges Pelletier ceramic lamp. Two pieces. In excellent condition.
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21st Century and Contemporary French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Ceramic Table Lamps
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Pair of midcentury bottle form table lamps, circa 1960s-1970s. These ivory glazed ceramic lamps are designed with a sleek silhouetted profile. Shades not included. Overall dimens...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Georges Pelletier Fantastic Pair of Ceramic Black Sun Lamps
By Georges Pelletier
Located in Megeve, FR
Georges Pelletier fantastic ceramic sun lamp, two pieces In excellent condition.   
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21st Century and Contemporary French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Impressive Pair of Midcentury Ceramic and Brass Table Lamps, by Stiffel
By Stiffel
Located in Stamford, CT
Pair of large and impressive table lamps in ivory ceramic with solid aged brass base and accents by Stiffel Lighting, American, 1950s. Double cluster socket, labeled "Stiffel" still ...
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Vintage 1950s American Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Asian Inspired Polychrome Porcelain Table Lamps
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Striking pair of porcelain chinoiserie vase form polychrome table lamps, circa 1950s-1960s. These Hollywood Regency style lamps are mounted on carved ebonized wooden bases and wired ...
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Vintage 1960s Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Brass

Fantastic Roger Capron and Jean Derval Pair of Ceramic Table Lamps, circa 1970
By Roger Capron
Located in Megeve, FR
Fantastic Roger Capron and Jean Derval pair of ceramic table lamps, circa 1970, in excellent condition. Measures: H 46cm without lampshade. (Price without lampshades: 8000 euros).
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Late 20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

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Ceramic

Pair of Black and White Studio Pottery Vases
Located in London, GB
A pair of studio pottery vases, now converted as lamps, with a black and white patterned glaze and contrasting orange rims. Please note: Lampshades not included. Currently wire...
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21st Century and Contemporary English Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Pair of Ceramic Lamps
Located in Dallas, TX
A very nice pair of ceramic lamps with Lucite bases, matching finial and silk shades.
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Late 20th Century American Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic, Lucite

  • Pair of Ceramic Lamps
  • Pair of Ceramic Lamps
  • Pair of Ceramic Lamps
  • Pair of Ceramic Lamps
H 28.5 in. Dm 10.5 in.
Unusual Pair of Ceramic Lamps
By Vallauris
Located in Paris, Ile-de-France
A pair of ceramic lamps partly enameled white. Signed "SP" from Salvatore Parisi. Re-wired and new shades. France, circa 2010. Size of ceramic vase: Height 30 cm Width 30 cm ...
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Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

  • Unusual Pair of Ceramic Lamps
  • Unusual Pair of Ceramic Lamps
  • Unusual Pair of Ceramic Lamps
  • Unusual Pair of Ceramic Lamps
H 24.41 in. W 14.97 in. D 7.29 in.
Pair of Ceramic Lamps by Thurston
By Lightolier, Gerald Thurston
Located in New York, NY
Very stylish and sophisticated pair of ceramic lamps, designed by Gerald Thurston, for Lightolier. The ceramic body has an Aztec influence motif, each mounted on a solid wood plinth ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Zoomorphic Pair of Ceramic Lamp, by Poet- Laval, circa 1960
By Le Poet-Laval 1
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
A zoomorphic pair of ceramic lamp by Poet- Laval. Perfect original conditions. Sold with a new lamp shades and new European electrical system. Dimensions: Lamp with lampshade and...
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20th Century French Beaux Arts Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Pair of Ceramic Lamps with Gold Trim and Crackle Finish Wooden Base Bottom
Located in Stamford, CT
Pair of ceramic lamps with gold trim and crackle finish wooden base bottom.
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Late 20th Century Neoclassical Table Lamps

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Wood

Pair of Ceramic Lamps Attributed to Jean Luce, circa 1930, Art Deco Period
By Jean Luce
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
A pair of ceramic lamps with pink, white, Blake glazes decoration attributed to Jean Luce. Art Deco periode. Perfect original conditions. Sold with a new European electrical syste...
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20th Century French Art Deco Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Aage Rasmus Selsbo Large Pair of Ceramic Lamps Studio Selsbo Keramik, Denmark
By Alvin Lustig
Located in New York, NY
Very large pair of ceramic lamps created by Aage Rasmus Selsbo at his studio Selsbo Keramik, Sweden late 1960’s. The lamps have new customs hardware in brass including a double clust...
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Mid-20th Century Scandinavian Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Ceramic Lamps, circa 1970
Located in Marcq-en-Baroeul, FR
This pair of lamps is made of a white cracked earthenware. This is a French work, circa 1970.
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Earthenware

  • Pair of Ceramic Lamps, circa 1970
  • Pair of Ceramic Lamps, circa 1970
  • Pair of Ceramic Lamps, circa 1970
  • Pair of Ceramic Lamps, circa 1970
H 27.96 in. W 21.66 in. D 7.88 in.
Pair of Ceramic Lamps, Attributed to Heifetz
By Heifetz
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Pair of ceramic stylized lamps attributed to Heifetz. Bases are solid wood and made specifically for these ceramic sculptures. Ceramic portions are 14" high. The base is 4" high and ...
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Vintage 1950s American Table Lamps

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Ceramic, Wood

Mid-century pair Italian ceramic lamp bases.
Located in Sydney, NSW
A highly original pair of Italian ceramic lamp bases depicting an Ancient Egyptian couple, a Pharaoh and his consort, both kneeling on brown detailed bases and holding large oil vase...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

  • Mid-century pair Italian ceramic lamp bases.
  • Mid-century pair Italian ceramic lamp bases.
  • Mid-century pair Italian ceramic lamp bases.
  • Mid-century pair Italian ceramic lamp bases.
H 19.69 in. W 6.89 in. D 6.3 in.
Pair of Ceramic Lamps in the Style of Jean Besnard
By Jean Besnard
Located in Bois-Colombes, FR
Pair of 1940s ceramic table lamps.
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Vintage 1940s French Table Lamps

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Ceramic, Wood

Mid-Century Raymor Pair of Ceramic Lamps with Incised Birds
By Raymor
Located in Philadelphia, PA
These lamps are large and are deeply incised with a bird pattern around the base. The bases are fully marked Raymor.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Pair of Ceramic Lamps by Lee Rosen for Design Techniques
By Lee Rosen, Design Technics
Located in New York, NY
Impressive pair of ceramic table lamps designed by Lee Rosen for design techniques. Both are in excellent, original, undamaged and working condition, both are signed. Hard to find in...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic, Pottery

One of a Kind Pair of Ceramic Lamp Bases Signed by Dalo
By Dalo
Located in Paris, FR
Hand-sculpted ceramic lamp bases or sculptures with stylized faces, stoneware with shiny beige enamel One of a kind handmade pieces signed by the French ceramicists Dalo, 2021 The...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Large Pair of Ceramic Lamp Bases Glazed in Black signed by DaLo
By Dalo
Located in Paris, FR
Large pair of lamp-bases, stoneware glazed in deep black with decoration of faces engraved. Unique pieces signed by the French artists. Height dimensions approximate are witho...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Pair of Ceramic Lamps, circa 1960 by Jacques and Dani Ruelland, Attributed
By Jacques and Dani Ruelland
Located in Pasadena, CA
Very chic and impressive pair of lamps, orange glazed stoneware, walnut, parchment, 1960 attributed to Jacques and Dani Ruelland, France, circa 1960. Custom lampshades with Pierre F...
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Vintage 1960s French Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Exceptional Pair of Ceramic Lamps in Apple Green, Robins Egg and Caramel
Located in Atlanta, GA
A fabulous pair of vintage ceramic lamps, circa 1970. Drip style executed in an exquisite color composition of apple green, Robins egg blue and caramel. Solid brass two step base. St...
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Vintage 1970s Unknown Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of 1950s Large Italian Ceramic Lamps
Located in Tarrytown, NY
1950s large pair of ceramic lamps on wood bases. Scene of villagers. Ceramic, hand painted using a gilt finish and raised paint.
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Vintage 1950s Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Unusual Pair of Sculptural Ceramic Lamps
By Gordon & Jane Martz
Located in St.Petersburg, FL
An unusual pair of ceramic lamps with elongated sculptural walnut stems, in the style of Martz. Measuring approx. 10.5" diameter, 38.25"h to the finial.
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Vintage 1950s North American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic, Walnut

Pair of Swedish Ceramic Table Lamps, 1970s
By Bitossi
Located in Stockholm, SE
Pair of ceramic lamps with pink velvet lamps shades, made in Sweden, 1970s. New wiring. Measures: Height, including shade: 60 cm Diameter, shade: circa 35 cm.   
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Vintage 1970s Italian Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Pair of Italian Ceramic Table Lamps, 1960s
By Bitossi, Bergboms
Located in Stockholm, SE
Pair of ceramic lamps with new pink velvet lamps shades, made in Italy, 1960s. Marked, see picture. Measures: Height, including shade: 56 cm Diameter, shade: circa 35 cm.     
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Vintage 1960s Italian Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Pair of 1950s Black Ceramic Table Lamps
Located in London, GB
A most unusual pair of ceramic lamps, of distinctive metallic black glaze, projecting its two original internally lit glass candle tubes. Signed and numbered to the underside, Fra...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic, Glass

  • Pair of 1950s Black Ceramic Table Lamps
  • Pair of 1950s Black Ceramic Table Lamps
  • Pair of 1950s Black Ceramic Table Lamps
  • Pair of 1950s Black Ceramic Table Lamps
H 17.33 in. W 10.63 in. D 3.55 in.
A Pair of Textured Ceramic Table Lamps by Raymor
By Raymor
Located in New York, NY
A pair of ceramic lamps with a textured graphic pattern. Having teak accents and brass fittings. Attributed to the New York maker Raymor. Dimensions: Overall: 40-1/2" h. x 6" dia...
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Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Bernard Rooke Ceramic Lamps
By Bernard Rooke
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Pair of ceramic lamps by Bernard Rooke. Lamps have been professionally rewired with new black wood bases. Measures: Ceramic portion is 13" high. Brass neck is 3" high. Wood base is 9...
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Vintage 1970s English Table Lamps

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Ceramic

  • Pair of Bernard Rooke Ceramic Lamps
  • Pair of Bernard Rooke Ceramic Lamps
  • Pair of Bernard Rooke Ceramic Lamps
  • Pair of Bernard Rooke Ceramic Lamps
H 18 in. W 9 in. D 6.5 in.
Pair of Large Paul Hanson Ceramic Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Large near matched pair of ceramic lamps by Paul Hanson. The large ceramic lamp bodies have a textured glazed finish. One lamp has a moss green glaze and the other a brown glaze. ...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Pair of Ceramic Brown and Green Lamps
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Pair of ceramic lamps with different shades of greens and browns. Reminiscent of lamps by Marianna von Allesch. Ceramic portion is 17" high. Total height from base to the bottom...
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Vintage 1950s American Table Lamps

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Ceramic, Wood

  • Pair of Ceramic Brown and Green Lamps
  • Pair of Ceramic Brown and Green Lamps
  • Pair of Ceramic Brown and Green Lamps
  • Pair of Ceramic Brown and Green Lamps
H 20 in. W 8.5 in. D 6.75 in.
Pair of Elegant Handmade Ceramic Lamps
Located in Paris, FR
Pair of ceramic lamps with shade, handmade in Parisian workshop by Elsa Foulon Studio. Chic and minimalist design. Cotton shade, brass structure, soft white enameled ceramic, screw...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Pair of Late 20th Century Ceramic Double Bulb Table Lamps
Located in Surbiton, Surrey
A smart pair of ceramic lamps. Late 20th century, circa 1980s, Belgium. A clever design has an integrated internal bulb in the lamps body which diffuses light as well as the ...
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Vintage 1980s Belgian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Fantoni Pair of Ceramic Table Lamps Abstract Mid Century
By Marcello Fantoni
Located in Miami, FL
A pair of ceramic lamps by Fantoni. The organic asymmetrical bodies are hand decorated in rich glossy glazes with an underlying geometric intaglio drawing of figures. Note how the ve...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Mid-Century Modern Pair of American Ceramic Drip Glaze and Brass Lamps
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Mid-Century Modern pair of American ceramic drip glaze and brass table lamps. This pair of ceramic lamps features an avocado green ground with turquoise, brown and shades of green. O...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Victorian Ceramic Oil Lamps Decorated with Lilly of the Valley
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
A pair of Victorian ceramic oil lamps decorated with Lilly of the valley. A beautiful pair of ceramic lamps set on brass bases, the lamps are have enameled decoration of White Lil...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Victorian Table Lamps

Pair of Larg Bitossi Ceramic Table Lamp with New Silk Custom Made Lampshade
By Bitossi
Located in Rijssen, NL
A pair Large Ceramic lamps by Bittosi, A sculptural high-end piece made of handmade ceramic in blue/green/brown tones. With an exceptional new custom made blue silk lamp shade by Ren...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Other Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass

Pair of Ceramic Rembrandt Table Lamps
By Rembrandt Lamp Company
Located in Asbury Park, NJ
Wonderful pair of Rembrandt table lamps in amazing original condition. These 1950s ceramic lamps have a great tropical feel to them with the look of bamboo and raised leaves. I have ...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Pair of Mottled Ceramic Table Lamps
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in New York, NY
Pair of teal, mottled glaze ceramic table lamps by Marbro.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Pair of Urn Shaped Ceramic Lamps
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in New York, NY
Pair of faceted, urn-shaped ceramic table lamps by Marbro.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Orange Lava Glazed Ceramic Lamps
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Pair of orange lava glazed ceramic lamps in the style of Marbro. Shades are not included. Offered at Gallery Girasole in North Hollywood
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

1970s Ceramic Table Lamps by Marbro, Pair
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in New York, NY
These lamps were produced by the Marbro Lamp Company. Their design includes a ceramic jar body with a painterly blue-gray glaze and stylized brass decorations adorning each side of t...
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20th Century American Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Pair of Rembrandt Green Ceramic and Brass Table Lamps
By Rembrandt Lamp Company
Located in Chicago, IL
Colorful green lamps, with a green oyster pattern glaze over inverted bulblike ceramic bodies. Base and top are antiqued brass, with the trademark Rembrandt Holophane style glass dif...
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Vintage 1950s American Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Midcentury Ceramic Geometric Modernist Table Lamps by Rembrandt
By Rembrandt Lamp Company
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Pair of geometric Modernist table lamps labeled by the Rembrandt lighting company. Each lamp features a ceramic cone shape fixed to a black lacquer wood block base. Measures: 4" w...
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Vintage 1950s American Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Vintage Pair of Bauer Mottled Ceramic Lamp Marked and Dated 1986
By Bauer Lamp Company
Located in west palm beach, FL
Fantastic pair of original Bauer lamps. Marked and dated 1986. Glazed ceramic urns with a mottled grey / green motif. Brass hardware. Acquired from a Palm Beach estate.
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Late 20th Century North American Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Rembrandt Lamp Company Brass and Ceramic Umber Melon Table Lamps
By Rembrandt Lamp Company
Located in Chicago, IL
Pair of sizable brushed brass and umber ceramic inverted gourd form bodied table lamps by Rembrandt Lamp Company. Sleek and minimal base, stems and richly glazed ceramic gourd form b...
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Vintage 1950s American Table Lamps

Pair of Vontury for Rembrandt Lamp Co. Hand Painted Ceramic Table Lamps
By Rembrandt Lamp Company, Vontury, Inc.
Located in Bainbridge, NY
Pair Vontury for Rembrandt Lamp Company painted ceramic & brass table lamps with glass shades, 1950's. Featuring Off-White glazed ceramic gourd form with hand-painted thein, speckled...
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Vintage 1950s American Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Brass

Amazing Pair of Thick Lava Glaze Orange Ceramic Lamps with Walnut Finger Bases
By Sunset Lamps
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Amazing pair of thick lava glazed ceramic lamps with gorgeous walnut finger bases. These lamps are very rare and hard to come by in this condition or any condition. They are just fab...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Wood

Pair of Vintage Ceramic Metallic Silver Glaze Ball Lamps by Marbro, circa 1970
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in San Francisco, CA
Pair of vintage ceramic metallic silver glaze ball lamps by Marbro circa 1970 Gorgeous lamps with metallic silver spots. The black shades are included in "as is" condition. The...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Pair of Cracked Ceramic Lamp
Located in Paris, FR
Pair of cracked ceramic lamp Ceramic and Perspex, circa 1980 Measures: Height 54 x diameter base 24 Price: 1200 euros Paire de lampe en céramique craquelée Céramique et Per...
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Vintage 1980s French Floor Lamps

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Ceramic

  • Pair of Cracked Ceramic Lamp
  • Pair of Cracked Ceramic Lamp
  • Pair of Cracked Ceramic Lamp
  • Pair of Cracked Ceramic Lamp
H 21.26 in. Dm 9.45 in.
Pair of 1930 Art Deco Lenox China Table Lamps
By Lenox's Ceramic Art Company
Located in New York, NY
A great pair of 1930s Art Deco cream/ flesh color table lamps with aged dark brass bases and fittings by the American china maker, Lenox. Rewired. Base height from the bottom of the ...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of White Ceramic Lamps
Located in Houston, TX
Pair of white ceramic lamps, newly wired for use within the USA using UL listed parts. Lamps include lampshades (listed measurements include shades). Lamps are sold individually and ...
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2010s Belgian Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

  • Pair of White Ceramic Lamps
  • Pair of White Ceramic Lamps
  • Pair of White Ceramic Lamps
  • Pair of White Ceramic Lamps
H 22 in. Dm 14 in.
Pair of Ceramic Table Lamp
Located in grand Lancy, CH
Pair of ceramic table lamp dimensions without shade. Measures: H 28, D 20 cm.
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Vintage 1970s European Table Lamps

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Ceramic

  • Pair of Ceramic Table Lamp
  • Pair of Ceramic Table Lamp
  • Pair of Ceramic Table Lamp
  • Pair of Ceramic Table Lamp
H 17.33 in. Dm 11.82 in.
Pair of White Ceramic Lamps
Located in New York, NY
A unique pair of ceramic vases made into lamps consisting of ceramic daisy- like disks of various sizes. The lamps, with a double cluster socket, have a brass base and fittings.
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21st Century and Contemporary American Table Lamps

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Ceramic

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Pair O Ceramic Lamps For Sale on 1stDibs

Find a variety of pair o ceramic lamps available on 1stDibs. Each of these unique pair o ceramic lamps was constructed with extraordinary care, often using ceramic, metal and brass. We have 3515 antique and vintage pair o ceramic lamps in-stock, while there are 146 modern editions to choose from as well. Pair o ceramic lamps have been made for many years, and versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century. Mid-Century Modern, Hollywood Regency and Modern pair o ceramic lamps are consistently popular styles. Pair o ceramic lamps have been a part of the life’s work for many furniture makers, but those produced by Bitossi, Gordon & Jane Martz and Stiffel are consistently popular.

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Finding the Right Table Lamps for You

Perfect for lighting your nightstand or reading nook, table lamps play an integral role in styling an inviting room. A well-crafted antique or vintage table lamp does more than provide light; the right fixture-and-table combination can add a focal point or creative element to any interior.

Proper table lamps have long been used for lighting our most intimate spaces. In the years before electricity, lamps used oil. Today, a rewired 19th-century vintage lamp can still provide a touch of elegance for a study.

After industrial milestones such as mass production took hold in the Victorian era, various design movements sought to bring craftsmanship and innovation back to this indispensable household item. Lighting designers during the Art Deco movement, originating in the glamorous roaring ’20s, sought to celebrate modern life by fusing modern metals with dark woods and dazzling colors in the fixtures of the era. The geometric shapes and gilded details of an Art Deco table lamp provide an air of luxury and sophistication that never goes out of style.

Some mid-century modern table lamps, particularly those created by the likes of Joe Colombo and the legendary lighting artisans at Fontana Arte, bear all the provocative hallmarks associated with Space Age design. Sculptural and versatile, the Louis Poulsen table lamps of that period were revolutionary for their time and still seem innovative today.

If you are looking for something more contemporary, industrial table lamps are demonstrative of a newly chic style that isn’t afraid to pay homage to the past. They look particularly at home in any rustic loft space amid exposed brick and steel beams.

Before you buy a desk lamp or table lamp for your living room, consider your lighting needs. The Snoopy lamp, designed in 1967, or any other “banker’s lamp” (shorthand for the Emeralite desk lamps patented by H.G. McFaddin and Company), provides light at a downward angle that is perfect for writing, while the Fontana table lamp and the beloved Grasshopper lamp by Greta Magnusson-Grossman each yield a soft and even glow. Some table lamps require lampshades to be bought separately.

Whether it’s a classic antique Tiffany table lamp or even a bold avant-garde fixture custom-made by a contemporary design firm, the right table lamp can completely transform a room. Find the right one for you on 1stDibs.