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Pair of Gilt Metal Italian Side Table Lamps by Maison Charles, 1970s
By Vintage Italian Lamp
Located in Delft, NL
A pair of gilt metal Italian side table lamps, 1970s In total 56 cm high The shade is 25 cm diagonal The foot is 9 cm square.  
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20th Century Italian Table Lamps

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Metal

Pair of Midcentury Italian Black Ceramic and Porcelain Table Lamps
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Las Vegas, NV
This is a perfect pair of Italian ceramic and porcelain table lamps. Finished in a high gloss and topped with a Classic Laurel Lamp Company style shade, these beauties are real show ...
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20th Century Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic, Porcelain

Pair of Italian Alabaster Urn Form Lamps on Giltwood Bases
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in Houston, TX
Unusual pair of Italian neoclassical Art Deco style carved alabaster Medici urn uplight or table lamps mounted on giltwood bases. This stunning pair of alabaster lamps have been newl...
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Vintage 1920s Italian Neoclassical Table Lamps

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Alabaster

Pair of Italian Mid-Century Modern Glass and Marble Lamps
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in Houston, TX
Beautiful pair of Italian Hollywood Regency glass and marble table lamps. The glass on this pair of vintage lamps may be Murano glass. These Italian glass and marble lamps are most l...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Marble

Pair of Italian Alabaster Urn Lamps on Giltwood Bases
By Palladio, The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in Houston, TX
Unusual pair of Italian neoclassical Art Deco style carved Alabaster Medici urn uplights or table lamps mounted on giltwood bases. This stunning pair of alabaster lamps have been new...
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Vintage 1920s Italian Neoclassical Table Lamps

Materials

Alabaster

Pair of Vintage Italian Blown Glass Rooster Lamps
By Frederick Cooper, The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in Houston, TX
Stylish pair of Hollywood Regency Italian blown frosted glass table lamps hand decorated with silver and gilt roosters on brass base, these vintage Italian lamps has been newly wired...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Blown Glass, Glass

Pair of Italian Marble and Tole Column Lamps
By The Marbro Lamp Company, Chapman Manufacturing Company
Located in Houston, TX
Lovely pair of vintage Italian neoclassical style marble and tole table lamps possibly by Marbro. This great pair of Hollywood Regency column lamps are executed with bases of large b...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Marble, Tôle

  • Pair of Italian Marble and Tole Column Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Marble and Tole Column Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Marble and Tole Column Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Marble and Tole Column Lamps
H 25.25 in. W 4.5 in. D 4.5 in.
Pair of Vintage Italian Gilt Terracotta Pineapple Lamps
By The Marbro Lamp Company, Maison Jansen, Maison Baguès
Located in Houston, TX
Stunning pair of midcentury Italian terracotta pineapple lamps. This pair of vintage Italian pineapple lamps are expertly executed in silver and gold leafed terracotta. This pair of ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Terracotta

Spectacular Restored Pair of Hand-Painted Italian Lamps by Marbro, circa 1955
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in Atlanta, GA
These magnificent lamps are shipped as photographed and described in the narrative. They have undergone meticulous professional restoration and are shipped complete with the new shad...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Pair of Midcentury Italian Faux Bois Marble Lamps, Marbro Attributed
By The Marbro Lamp Company, Chapman Manufacturing Company
Located in Houston, TX
Interesting large pair of vintage Italian faux bois (artistic imitation of wood) marble table lamps newly wired for the U.S. Market. These midcentury Italian lamps are attributed to ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Marble

Italian Renaissance Style Pair of Tall Marbro Gilt Table Lamps, circa 1950
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in Encinitas, CA
Monumental pair of Italian Renaissance Style gilt table lamps by world-renowned Marbro Lamp Company of Los Angeles USA, circa 1950. Black lacquered and gold gilted. Each lamp measur...
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Mid-20th Century American Renaissance Table Lamps

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Wood

Pair of Italian Mid-Century Modern White Porcelain and Brass Lamps
By E. F. Chapman, Frederick Cooper, The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in Houston, TX
Glamorous pair of Italian porcelain lamps with applied brass disks. This pair of Hollywood Regency table lamps in the style of Marbro have been newly wired for the US market.  
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Vintage 1950s Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Porcelain

Pair of Cut Crystal and Brass Lamps
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in New York, NY
Stunning pair of cut crystal table lamps with brass decorative bases. Measures: 29 height (to top of finial) x 9 in diameter. Shades not included.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

Materials

Crystal, Brass

Pair of Murano Glass Table Lamps Made by Marbro Lamp Company
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Pair of Italian Murano glass table lamps with newly re-plated polished brass bases. Newly rewired with new polished brass hardware. New oatmeal linen shades. Made by The Marbro...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Pair of Italian Lamp, 1960s
Located in Lasne, BE
Pair of white metal lamp. Wear due to time and the age of the lamps.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

  • Pair of Italian Lamp, 1960s
  • Pair of Italian Lamp, 1960s
  • Pair of Italian Lamp, 1960s
  • Pair of Italian Lamp, 1960s
H 19.69 in. Dm 12.8 in.
Pair of Italian Glass Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Italian glass lamps. Lamps are brass, well designed with a nice brown glass color. Also has a Bakelite base. Shades not included.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Glass, Bakelite

  • Pair of Italian Glass Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Glass Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Glass Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Glass Lamps
H 28.25 in. Dm 6.5 in.
Pair of Italian Glass Lamps
Located in New York, NY
A pair of circa 1960s Italian blown white and clear glass table lamps. Measurements: Height of body 18? Diameter 11?.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

  • Pair of Italian Glass Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Glass Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Glass Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Glass Lamps
H 18 in. Dm 11 in.
Pair of White Frosted Glass Mushroom Table Lamps by Laurel
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Great pair of Mid-Century Modern / Hollywood Regency Italian frosted glass table lamps by Laurel. Each lamp has a light in the shade as well as the base. Very elegant and attractive ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Glass

Pair of Italian Table Lamps
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Opaline glass and brass Italian table lamps.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

  • Pair of Italian Table Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Table Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Table Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Table Lamps
H 21.5 in. Dm 11.5 in.
Pair of Lamps, Italy, 2017
Located in New York, NY
Two table lamps, each composed of inter stacked half-spheres, resting on a brass pedestal and topped by a clear glass disk with a green hue.   
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

  • Pair of Lamps, Italy, 2017
  • Pair of Lamps, Italy, 2017
  • Pair of Lamps, Italy, 2017
  • Pair of Lamps, Italy, 2017
H 34 in. W 5 in. D 5 in.
Pair of Italian Ceramic Lamps
Located in Montreal, QC
Pair of Italian ceramic white and brown glazed lamps with etched horse decorations.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic

  • Pair of Italian Ceramic Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Ceramic Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Ceramic Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Ceramic Lamps
H 19.5 in. W 1 in. D 1 in.
Pair of Italian Pottery Lamps
Located in Boston, MA
Pair of 2-arm hand painted pottery lamps with square brass bases. Portraits of Beatrice D'Este and Raffaelo Sanzio. Price is for the pair.
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Early 20th Century Italian Table Lamps

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Pottery

  • Pair of Italian Pottery Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Pottery Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Pottery Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Pottery Lamps
H 25 in. W 6 in. D 6.5 in.
Hollywood Regency Pair of Tall Murano Lamps with Gold Leaf Bases
By Mabro Murano
Located in San Diego, CA
A beautiful pair of Italian Murano glass lamps, circa 1950s with original wood gold leaf bases, in great condition freshly rewired with a cloth cord, in great condition. The lamps ar...
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20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Gold Leaf

Pair of Italian Ceramic Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of 1960s Italian Mid Century ceramic lamps with a textured glazed finish. The lamps have been newly rewired for the US with polished Brass double clusters that take standard lig...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

  • Pair of Italian Ceramic Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Ceramic Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Ceramic Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Ceramic Lamps
H 34.5 in. Dm 10 in.
Pair of Turquoise Italian Lamps
Located in Washington, DC
Pair of large table lamps. Turquoise element is ceramic. White elements are metal. Original wiring European. No marks, but guessing they are Italian!
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

  • Pair of Turquoise Italian Lamps
  • Pair of Turquoise Italian Lamps
  • Pair of Turquoise Italian Lamps
  • Pair of Turquoise Italian Lamps
H 22.5 in. Dm 12.5 in.
Pair of Italian Table Lamps
Located in Antwerp, BE
A pair Of Italian table lamps . Measures: Diameter 40 cm. Height 77 cm.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

  • Pair of Italian Table Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Table Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Table Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Table Lamps
H 30.32 in. Dm 15.75 in.
Pair of Italian Cork Lamps
Located in London, GB
A pair of Italian lamps with cork inlay and gilt metal base and finish. With new bespoke black shades with gold linings. Re wired with new fittings and antique gold cord flex and PAT...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

  • Pair of Italian Cork Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Cork Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Cork Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Cork Lamps
H 23.63 in. W 10.24 in. D 10.24 in.
Pair of Italian Table Lamps
Located in Antwerp, BE
Pair of aluminum Italian table lamps. Diameter:9 cm. Height cilinder:35 cm. Total height cilinder with socket:41 cm.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum

  • Pair of Italian Table Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Table Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Table Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Table Lamps
H 16.15 in. Dm 3.55 in.
Pair of Italian Églomisé Lamps
Located in San Francisco, CA
An outstanding pair of églomisé table lamps. Reverse painted on glass with giltwood bases. Recently re-wired, holds two standard size bulbs.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Glass, Wood

Pair of Golden Amber Murano Lamps by Marbro
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Pair of golden amber MuranolLamps by Marbro Because they are mouth blow there's a slight color and size variation if put next to each other. Newly rewired.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Pair of Large Artisan Marble Table Lamps, 1950s
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in New York, NY
Pair of large artisan table lamps in figured marble with gilded metal accents on ebonized bases with brass hardware, made in Italy for Marbro Lighting, 1950s. Original "Marbro Lamp C...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Marble, Metal, Brass

Pair of Smoked Glass Jar Form Table Lamps
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in New York, NY
Stylish and chic smoked glass table lamps. Both are in clean, original and working condition. Height to top of glass element 16 inches, shades not included.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Glass

Pair of Impressive Egyptian Style Brass Table Lamps, 1960s
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in New York, NY
Pair of large brass Egyptian style brass table lamps with hieroglyphic motif made in Italy for the Marbro Lamp Company, original "Marbro Lamp Co." label on lamps, American, 1960s.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Fantastic Pair of Marbro Table Lamps in Rich Turquoise
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in East Hampton, NY
Asian design with chrysanthemums in gold and silver tones over a wonderful turquoise glazed ceramic base. These sit on a two-tones gilded wood base. Just Exquisite. Partial Marbro la...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Chinoiserie Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Pair of Italian Cut Crystal Lamps
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Elegant pair of diamond cut crystal neoclassical shaped lamps. The all-over diamond cut pattern with gilt cast brass mounts with swan motif. The shades are for photographic purposes ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Neoclassical Table Lamps

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Crystal, Brass

  • Pair of Italian Cut Crystal Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Cut Crystal Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Cut Crystal Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Cut Crystal Lamps
H 24 in. W 5.5 in. D 5.5 in.
Large Scale Pair of Alabaster Urn Lamps by Marbro
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in San Leandro, CA
Large scale pair of Alabaster Urn lamps with Bronze Ormolu by Marbro. Shades are for display only and are not included with lamps.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Alabaster, Bronze

Italian Pair of Ceramic Table Lamp
Located in Meyrin, CH
Italian pair of ceramic table lamp, dimensions with out shade height 53, diameter 25 cm.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Table Lamps

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Ceramic

  • Italian Pair of Ceramic Table Lamp
  • Italian Pair of Ceramic Table Lamp
  • Italian Pair of Ceramic Table Lamp
  • Italian Pair of Ceramic Table Lamp
H 39.38 in. Dm 16.54 in.
Pair of Lamps Sculpture, 1970s, Italy
Located in SAINT-OUEN, FR
Pair of sculptural lamps in cast aluminium. An Italian design from the 1970s-1980s. This is a famous manufacture like Arteluce, Artemide, Reggiani, Sciolari.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum, Aluminum

Pair of Enormous Italian Ceramic Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Wonderful pair of enormous ceramic lamps with a striking glazed finish. The lamps have been newly rewired with bronzed finished adjustable double clusters that take standard size l...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic

Pair of Midcentury Italian Porcelain Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of circa 1960s Italian porcelain table lamps with wooden bases. Measurements: Height of body 20.25" Diameter 9.75".
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Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Porcelain

Pair of Large Italian Pottery Lamps
Located in Hudson, NY
Bottle-form pottery bases with hand-incised and decorated surface. A sgriffato grid is overlaid with multicolor dots, creating an earthy yet almost mathematical landscape. Shades not...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic

Pair of Large Italian Ceramic Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Large pair of Italian ceramic lamps with a textured volcanic glaze. The lamps are mounted on brass bases and they have been newly rewired with adjustable polished brass double clus...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Pair of Italian Lemon Topiary Lamps
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Pair of Italian lemon topiary lamps with shades and matching lemon finials.
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20th Century Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Terracotta

Pair of Italian Monolith Floor Lamps
Located in Asbury Park, NJ
A pair of towering Postmodern Italian floor lamps in steel. The lamp heads adjust up and down the top third of the rail and articulate left and right. The halogen light is dimmable v...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Post-Modern Floor Lamps

Pair of Midcentury Italian Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of circa 1960s glazed porcelain table lamps with gilt metal bases. Measurements: Height of body 22" Height to shade rest 31.5" Diameter  6.25".
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Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Pair of Italian Midcentury Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
A pair of Italian circa 1950s ceramic table lamps with iron bases. Measurements: Height of body 15" Diameter 7".
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Vintage 1950s Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic

Pair of Italian Column Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
A circa 1940s Italian patinated column lamp of metal rondelles with original patina. Measurements: Height of body 18? Diameter 7?.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

A Pair of Unusual Italian Floor Lamps
By Arredoluce
Located in St.Petersburg, FL
A pair of unusual Italian floor lamps in patinated brass. Adjustable height, pivoting shades. Height extends to to approx. 77". The shades are approx. 18.5"L, base is 8"D.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass

Pair of Italian Architectural Floor Lamps
Located in Salt Lake City, UT
Each lamp features carved elements of classical architecture with a white gesso finish and brass harps.
Category

20th Century Italian Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass

Pair of Bronze Italian Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
A pair of Italian circa 1960s table lamps with polished bronze finish. Measurements: Height of body 17" Diameter 6.5".
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Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Bronze

Pair of Italian 1950s Table Lamps
Located in Madrid, ES
A pair of Italian table lamps. Chromed brass frame.
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Pair of 1970s Italian Floor Lamp
Located in L'Escala, ES
Beautiful pair of 1970s Italian floor lamp, chrome and articulated metal base. Equipped with a dimmer switch. Bulbs = b15.
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal, Chrome

  • Pair of 1970s Italian Floor Lamp
  • Pair of 1970s Italian Floor Lamp
  • Pair of 1970s Italian Floor Lamp
  • Pair of 1970s Italian Floor Lamp
H 59.06 in. W 9.06 in. D 7.88 in.
Pair of Italian 1930s Alabaster Lamps
By Cooperativa Artieri dell’Alabastro 1
Located in New York, NY
A translucent alabaster lamp of the same model was featured in the July 1938 issue of Domus magazine, which was established and edited by Gio Ponti. They were made in the Volterra wo...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Neoclassical Table Lamps

Materials

Alabaster

  • Pair of Italian 1930s Alabaster Lamps
  • Pair of Italian 1930s Alabaster Lamps
  • Pair of Italian 1930s Alabaster Lamps
  • Pair of Italian 1930s Alabaster Lamps
H 12.25 in. W 10 in. D 4.75 in.
Pair of Italian Lava Glazed Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Mid-Century Italian cocoa and white Lava glazed lamps sitting on brass bases. Lamps have been rewired for the USA with brown silk cords.
Category

20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

  • Pair of Italian Lava Glazed Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Lava Glazed Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Lava Glazed Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Lava Glazed Lamps
H 39 in. W 7.5 in. D 7.5 in.
Pair of Italian White Ceramic Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Italian white ceramic lamps having a triangular shape. Shades not included.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic

Handsome Pair of Italian Marble Lamps
Located in Hudson, NY
Sculptural pair of carved marble lamps. "Made in Italy" etched on bottom.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Marble

Pair of Midcentury Italian Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
A pair of circa 1960s Italian hammered brass table lamps in a fluted/scalloped shape.  Measurements: Height of body: 15.5" Height to shade rest: 26" Width 10.5" Depth 6".
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

  • Pair of Midcentury Italian Table Lamps
  • Pair of Midcentury Italian Table Lamps
  • Pair of Midcentury Italian Table Lamps
  • Pair of Midcentury Italian Table Lamps
H 15.5 in. W 10.5 in. D 6 in.
Pair of Italian Oversized Marble Lamps
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Italian solid 1920s travertine marble super sized lights to shine up your space.
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Vintage 1920s Italian Table Lamps

  • Pair of Italian Oversized Marble Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Oversized Marble Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Oversized Marble Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Oversized Marble Lamps
H 38.5 in. W 15.5 in. D 23.5 in.
Pair of 1970s Italian Alabaster Lamps
Located in North Miami, FL
This 1970s pair of Italian alabaster lamps shine in soft tones of white, cream, and taupe. New U.S. wiring. Height measurement below is to top of socket.
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Alabaster, Brass

Pair of Italian Black Marble Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of circa 1920’s Italian gray, black and white baluster shaped marble table lamps with double light cluster. Measurements: Height of Body: 23″ Height to Shade Rest: 33″   
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Early 20th Century Italian Table Lamps

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Italian Lamps Pair For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal italian lamps pair for your home. Frequently made of metal, glass and brass, every italian lamps pair was constructed with great care. If you’re shopping for a italian lamps pair, we have 2124 options in-stock, while there are 199 modern editions to choose from as well. There are many kinds of the italian lamps pair you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. A italian lamps pair is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Mid-Century Modern, Modern and Hollywood Regency styles are sought with frequency. Bitossi, Alberto Donà and Barovier&Toso each produced at least one beautiful italian lamps pair that is worth considering.

How Much are Italian Lamps Pair?

The average selling price for a italian lamps pair at 1stDibs is $3,800, while they’re typically $297 on the low end and $148,457 for the highest priced.

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 table lamp does more than provide light; the right fixture-and-table combination can add a focal point or artistic 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, 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 vibrant but classic Tiffany lamp or even a bold avant-garde lamp custom-made by a contemporary design firm, the right table lamp can completely transform a room. Find the perfect one on 1stDibs.