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White Mid-Century Modern Ellipse Shaped Brass and Enamel Table Lamp
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Mid-Century Modern Ellipse shaped enamel and brass table lamp. Lamp is newly re-wired.  
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass, Enamel

Vintage Studio Pottery Lamp
Located in New York, NY
Vintage Studio Pottery lamp with brass harp and finial. Shade included. Offered by Neal Beckstedt
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

  • Vintage Studio Pottery Lamp
  • Vintage Studio Pottery Lamp
  • Vintage Studio Pottery Lamp
  • Vintage Studio Pottery Lamp
H 11.75 in. Dm 5 in.
Amber Quadriedri Table Lamp, Venini Style
By Venini
Located in Gaiarine Frazione Francenigo (TV), IT
Magnificent pair of table lamps, 24 amber Quadriedri for each lamp. Elegant object of furniture. Period: Late 20th century Dimensions: 15 inches (38 cm) height, 10.50 inches (27 cm...
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1990s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Blown Glass

Multicolor Quadriedri Table Lamp, Mariangela Model
By Venini
Located in Gaiarine Frazione Francenigo (TV), IT
Magnificent pair of table lamps, 24 Quadriedri Murano crystal multicolored prism for each lamp. Nickel metal frame. Elegant object of furniture. Period: Late 20th century Dimension...
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1990s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Blown Glass

Clear Quadriedri Table Lamp, Venini Style
By Venini
Located in Gaiarine Frazione Francenigo (TV), IT
Magnificent pair of table lamps, 24 quadriedri for each lamp. Elegant object of furniture. Period: late 20th century. Dimensions: 15 inches (38 cm) height; 10.50 inches (27 cm) diame...
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1990s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Blown Glass

"Classic" Lamp by Victoria Morris for Lawson-Fenning
By Victoria Morris
Located in Los Angeles, CA
"Classic" lamp by Victoria Morris for Lawson-Fenning.
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2010s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Quadriedri Table Lamp, Venini Style, Transparent and Smoked Prism
By Venini
Located in Gaiarine Frazione Francenigo (TV), IT
Magnificent pair of table lamps, 24 transparent and smoked Quadriedri for each lamp. Elegant object of furniture. Period: late 20th century Dimensions: 15 inches (38 cm) height, 10...
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1990s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Blown Glass

Midcentury Gio Ponti Style Italian Green Glass and Brass Table Lamp
By Gio Ponti
Located in Miami, FL
A very elegant Italian table lamp of blown Murano glass in a very rare color of slightly iridescent English green with a touch of blown clear glass containing gold inclusions and bra...
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Glass

Chinoiserie Porcelain Gilt Floral Ginger Jar Hand-Painted Table Lamp, Monumental
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Gorgeous and monumental gilt hand painted floral Porcelain chinoiserie ginger jar wired as lamp. Lovely scale and proportions. Genius use of color.
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Table Lamps

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Porcelain

Tommaso Barbi Midcentury Poplar Briar and Chrome Italian Table Lamp, 1970s
By Tommaso Barbi
Located in Roma, IT
Italian table lamp by Tommaso Barbi with original label. Produced in Italy in the 1970s. This splendid lamp is made of poplar briar and mounts two bulbs with E 27 attachment. T...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Chrome

Pair Of Orange Ellipse-Shaped Resin Table Lamps On Thick Lucite Base
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Pair of heavy orange ellipse-shaped resin table lamps on thick Lucite base.              
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Resin, Lucite

Good Vintage Condition and Fully Working, Slight Signs of Aging in the Structure
By Venini
Located in Gaiarine Frazione Francenigo (TV), IT
Magnificent pair of table lamps, 24 transparent and clear blue prism quadriedri for each lamp. Elegant object of furniture. Period: Late 20th century Dimensions: 15 inches (38 cm) ...
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1990s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Blown Glass

Blue Enamel Vintage Industrial Pendants Hanging Lamps
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Blue large factory light blue enamel. White interior cast iron top. Weight: 2.8 kg / 6.2 lb Priced per individual item. All lamps have been made suitable by international standards...
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Mid-20th Century Hungarian Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Enamel

Pair of Vintage Industrial Milk Glass O.C. White Wall Task Lamps, Lights Edison
By O.C. White
Located in Oakville, CT
Pair of vintage Industrial milk glass O.C. White wall task lamps, lights with Edison Bulbs. Articulating lamps with cast iron knob adjustment fittings. Milk glass shades measure 9 1/...
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Mid-20th Century American Industrial Wall Lights and Sconces

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Iron, Metal, Steel

Set of Mid-Century Modern Flygsfors Table Lamps in White by Paul Kedelv
By Flygsfors, Paul Kedelv
Located in Stockholm, SE
A set of two elegant Swedish Mid-Century Modern Sommerso style table lamps in hour glass form. Two-tone glass in white and clear glass in Murano Sommerso style. Pieces of art glass! ...
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Art Glass

Jane and Gordon Martz Wood Lamp
By Marshall Studios, Gordon & Jane Martz
Located in San Diego, CA
Table lamp by Jane and Gordon Martz for their company, Marshall Studios. Stacked solid oak. Original shade and wood finial included. Retains Marshall Studios label and Warner Brother...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Oak

  • Jane and Gordon Martz Wood Lamp
  • Jane and Gordon Martz Wood Lamp
  • Jane and Gordon Martz Wood Lamp
  • Jane and Gordon Martz Wood Lamp
H 27 in. W 4.5 in. D 4.5 in.
Black Office Italian Table Lamp, 1980s
By Stile Neolt
Located in Savona, IT
Table lamp produced circa 1980s by Neolt. Black plastic base. Articulated arm in black corrugated sheath. Black plastic diffuser. Perfect condition, stock fund, never used. Di...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Plastic

  • Black Office Italian Table Lamp, 1980s
  • Black Office Italian Table Lamp, 1980s
  • Black Office Italian Table Lamp, 1980s
  • Black Office Italian Table Lamp, 1980s
H 32.29 in. W 5.91 in. D 8.67 in.
White Moon Glass Table Lamp, 1960s
Located in Prague, CZ
Unique table lamp made in Czechoslovakia. Condition: 10/10 It will fit on your table! H 36 cm x W 35 cm x D 35 cm.
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Vintage 1960s Czech Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Glass

Red Glass Table Lamp by Stepan Tabera, 1960s
By Stepan Tabera, OPP Jihlava
Located in Prague, CZ
Unique table lamp made in Czechoslovakia by Stepan Tabera. Condition: 10/10 Manufacturer: OPP Jihlava It will fit on your nightstand! Measures: H 33 cm x W 24 cm x D 24 cm.
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Vintage 1960s Czech Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Glass

Gunnar Nylund Chamotte Stoneware Table Lamp for Rörstrand
By Rörstrand, Gunnar Nylund
Located in Stockholm, SE
Scandinavian modern rare ceramic lamp by Gunnar Nylund for Rörstrand, Sweden. The lamp was made in the 1940s of chamotte clay and finished with a cream colored luster glaze. Original...
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Vintage 1940s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Gunnar Nylund Chamotte Stoneware Table Lamp for Rörstrand
By Gunnar Nylund, Rörstrand
Located in Stockholm, SE
Scandinavian Modern rare vintage ceramic table lamp by Gunnar Nylund for Rörstrand, Sweden. The lamp was made in the 1940s of chamotte clay and finished with a mustard colored luster...
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Vintage 1940s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Industrial Office Lamp by Jan Suchan for Elektrosvit, 1967
By Jan Suchan, Elektrosvit
Located in Prague, CZ
Produced by Elektrosvit in Czechoslovakia, designed by Jan Suchan. Measures: H 51 cm x W 66 cm x D 16 cm.
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Vintage 1950s Czech Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Bakelite

Orrefors Set of Green, Large Table Lamps RD-1323 by Carl Fagerlund
By Carl Fagerlund, Orrefors
Located in Stockholm, SE
Scandinavian modern pair of Orrefors RD 1323 dark green cased crystal glass table lamps. Heavy glass bases with undulating shape. Model RD1323 was designed by Carl Fagerlund for Orre...
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Glass

Midcentury Metal and Plastic Italian Pendant Lamp, 1960s
Located in Savona, IT
Italian-made chandelier produced in the 1960s. Ceiling rose in black painted metal. Steel support cable and aluminum details. Diffuser in dark blue painted metal and white plastic...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps
Located in Stamford, CT
Pair of Mid-Century Modern floor lamps, wood block base and chrome Stand, come with white linen square drum shades.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Chrome

  • Pair of Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps
  • Pair of Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps
  • Pair of Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps
  • Pair of Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps
H 61 in. W 21 in. D 12 in.
1950s Nardini Oriental Motif Mid Century Modern Table Lamp
By Nardini Studios
Located in Miami, FL
REDUCED FROM $675....Fine Japanese Lantern themed lamp. White glazed reticulated ceramic base is of a stylized Japanese lantern with tiled roof, six sided imperial trellis lattice wa...
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Vintage 1950s American Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Wonderful Mid-Century Modern Pair Italian Venetian Swirl Murano Glass Deco Lamps
By Lorin Marsh
Located in Roslyn, NY
A Wonderful pair of Mid-Century Modern Italian / Murano Venetian swirl form smoke grey color art glass lamps in the Art Deco style with new polished nickel fittings and wiring.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

Elegant Mid-Century Modern Brass Pendant Lamps or Hanging Lights, 1950s, Germany
Located in Munich, DE
Elegant Mid-Century Modern brass pendant lamps or hanging lights. Designed and manufactured in Germany, 1950s. Six identical lamps available! Executed in brass sheet, each lamp come...
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Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Elegant Mid-Century Modern Brass Pendant Lamps or Hanging Lights, 1950s, Germany
Located in Munich, DE
Elegant Mid-Century Modern brass pendant lamps or hanging lights. Designed and manufactured in Germany, 1950s. Seven identical lamps available! Executed in brass sheet, each lamp ...
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Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Elegant Mid-Century Modern Copper Ceiling Lamps or Flush Mounts, 1960s, Denmark
Located in Munich, DE
Elegant Mid-Century Modern copper ceiling lamps. Designed and manufactured probably in 1960s, Denmark. Nine identical lamps available! Executed in copper sheet, each lamp come...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Flush Mount

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Copper

Exquisite Mid Century Swedish Modern Crystal Table Lamps
By Orrefors
Located in Miami, FL
REDUCED FROM $1,600....Thick swirling clear crystal in a baluster form highlights this pair of Orrefors blown table lamps with stepped socle form silver nickel bases. Beautifully top...
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Vintage 1950s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

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Blown Glass

Swedish Mid-Century Modern Crystal Ice Glass Lamp by Orrefors
By Carl Fagerlund, Orrefors
Located in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Gorgeous hand blown crystal glass lamp with highly stylized hourglass form. The lamp features faceted ice glass design and has polished nickel hardware and fittings. Newly rewired an...
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Crystal, Nickel

Carlo Nason Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamp Blown Glass for Mazzega, 1970s
By AVMazzega, Carlo Nason
Located in Cerignola, Puglia
This floor lamp was created by Carlo Nason, in blown Murano glass and steel. Created for the famous Mazzega Muranese Company, 1970s. " If you like it please make your offer and we w...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Steel

Mid-Century Modern Lucite and Brass Table Lamp with Reindeer Deer Card Holder
Located in West Hartford, CT
Glamorous midcentury Lucite and brass table lamp with sculpture of reindeer that holds business cards and the like, circa 1970s.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Large square Mid-Century Modern Crystal Chandelier 15 flames - Re Edition
By Woka Lamps
Located in Vienna, AT
Originally from the Vienna flagship store of the hat-manufacture "Oberwalder" at Kärntner Strasse. 15-flames. The height is just the chandelier. All components according to the UL r...
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2010s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Brass

Daikon Mini Stilk Sconce Mid-Century Modern with Brass Details and Lamping
By Austin Daikon
Located in Albuquerque, NM
Stilk Daikon, steel Material options: Steel, brass, stainless steel Finish options: Steel- Industrial clear, onyx black wax, satin black, matte white Brass - brushed brass, p...
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2010s American Organic Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Steel

Stiffel Celadon Ceramic Orb and Brass Lamps
By Stiffel
Located in New York, NY
Pair of exquisite Parzinger influenced midcentury lamps with a muted celadon green ceramic body with satin brass fittings. Lamps have been rewired with new sockets and silk cords.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Model 660 Table Lamp "Flex" by Elio Martinelli for Martinelli Luce, Italy, 1970s
By Elio Martinelli
Located in Ottenburg, BE
Mid-Century Modern model 660 table lamp by Elio Martinelli for Martinelli Luce. Sometimes referred to as vertebrae lamp. Ofcourse this means the lamp is flexible, as is the sha...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Midcentury Opaline Glass Wall Lamp by Limburg, Germany, 1970s
By Glashütte Limburg
Located in Hagenbach, DE
A beautiful Mid-Century Modern wall lamp by Glashütte Limburg made in Germany in the 1970s. It has a beautiful triangle shape and is made of aluminium and opaline glass. The back is ...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Aluminum

Hillebrand UFO Midcentury Table Desk Lamp, 1960s, Germany
By Hillebrand, Heinz Pfaender
Located in Biebergemund, Hessen
Iconic midcentury desk lamp designed by Heinz G. Pfaender in the late 1960s for "Leuchtfabrik Hillebrand". Heavy table lamp with chrome handle and a dark chocolate shade provides a s...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Steel

Rare Midcentury Pendant Lamp or Chandelier by Peill & Putzler, 1970s, Germany
By Peill & Putzler
Located in Munich, DE
Exceptional, elegant and large Mid-Century Modern pendant lamp or chandelier by Peill & Putzler, Germany, 1970s. Executed in glass and brass. The lamp needs 4 x E27 Edison screw fit...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Exceptional Solan Counter Balance Pendant Lamp by Florian Schulz, 1980s, Germany
By Florian Schulz
Located in Munich, DE
Elegant and extremely rare, large Mid-Century Modern counterweight pendant lamp Solan by Florian Schulz, Germany, 1980s. Executed in solid polished brass. The lamp needs one E27 Edi...
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Vintage 1980s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Pendant Lamp Ufo by Uno & Östen Kristiansson, 1950s for Luxus Vittsjö, Sweden
By Uno & Östen Kristiansson, Luxus Vittsjö
Located in Munich, DE
Elegant Mid-Century Modern pendant lamp or hanging light model 565 / UFO. Designed by Uno & Östen Kristiansson, 1950s for Luxus, Vittsjö, Sweden. Executed in matte opal glass diffu...
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Vintage 1950s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Opaline Glass, Teak

Beautifully Hand Carved Midcentury Nesting Birds Alabaster Table or Desk Lamp
Located in Lisse, NL
Excellent condition sculptural alabaster table lamp from the 1950s. This highly decorative and practical size table lamp is the type of applied arts that really lifts your spirit. T...
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Mid-20th Century French Romantic Candle Lamps

Materials

Alabaster

Whimsical Hand Thrown Vase Lamp Base Teddy Bear
Located in South Burlington, VT
This is a wonderful handmade, hand-painted and hand glazed few- of- a- kind, mid-century modern ceramic creation of a tall classic footed bottle vase or possible lamp base by master ...
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Mid-20th Century German Table Lamps

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Ceramic, Pottery

Italian Modern Brass and Enamel Ludo Sconce, Reading Lamp by Blueprint Lighting
By Arteluce, Stilnovo, Arredoluce
Located in New York, NY
Enamel color may be specified with no additional lead time in most cases. Our standard enamel colors are shown in the final images--there is no additional lead time or cost for these...
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2010s American Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Aluminum, Brass, Bronze, Enamel, Chrome, Nickel

"Ludo" Wall-Mount Reading Lamp in Brass & Aqua Blue Enamel, Blueprint Lighting
By Arteluce, Arredoluce, Stilnovo
Located in New York, NY
Enamel color may be specified with no additional lead time in most cases. Our extensive list of 50 standard enamel colors are shown in the final images--there is no additional lead t...
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2010s American Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Aluminum, Brass, Bronze, Enamel, Chrome, Nickel

Mid-20th Century Extra Tall Iron Table Lamp with Custom Shade
By Ted Harris
Located in Chicago, IL
Mid-20th century extra tall iron table lamp with custom shade Looks great on a low side table Dimensions: 46.75 in. to the top of the finial 38.5 in H to socket; 43.5 in. to t...
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Mid-20th Century American Table Lamps

Whimsical Vase Lamp Teddy Bear Eva Fritz-Lindner
Located in South Burlington, VT
This is a wonderful handmade, hand-painted and hand glazed few- of- a- kind, mid-century modern ceramic creation of a tall classic footed bottle vase or possible lamp base by master ...
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Mid-20th Century German Vases

Materials

Ceramic, Pottery

Sergio Mazza Floor Lamp
By Artemide, Sergio Mazza
Located in New York, NY
Rare floor lamp by Sergio Mazza. A great example from the earliest years of Artemide. Brass, enameled metal, glass and marble. One standard Edison socket. This lamp was only in produ...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Marble, Metal

  • Sergio Mazza Floor Lamp
  • Sergio Mazza Floor Lamp
  • Sergio Mazza Floor Lamp
  • Sergio Mazza Floor Lamp
H 69 in. Dm 12 in.
Vintage Bronze Oil Lamp with Elephant Motif, Rural Nepal, Mid-Late 20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Vintage bronze oil lamp with elephant motif from rural Nepal, mid-late 20th century. Bronze oil and kerosene lamps were widely used throughout the mountain and hill areas of Nepal, b...
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Vintage 1960s Nepalese Folk Art Candle Lamps

Materials

Bronze

Passy Primo Table Lamp
By Bourgeois Boheme Atelier
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This small-scale lamp enhances shelves, small side tables or it fits about anywhere. The soft light which is diffused by the acrylic shade is accented by the reflection from the bras...
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2010s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass, Steel

  • Passy Primo Table Lamp
  • Passy Primo Table Lamp
  • Passy Primo Table Lamp
  • Passy Primo Table Lamp
H 9 in. Dm 7.5 in.
Italian Brass Sputnik Table Lamp
Located in New York, NY
An incredible accent lamp that has a unique presence. It can sit in a variety of positions allowing the light source to point in almost any direction.
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Midcentury Table Lamps Cosmonaut, 1970s
By Elektrosvit
Located in Praha, CZ
- 1970s - maker: Elektrosvit - very good original condition.
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Plastic

Boris Lacroix Table Lamp, 1950
By Jean Boris Lacroix
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Petite table lamp by Boris Lacroix, brass frame with perforated, enameled hood with perforations, fully adjustable, can be used as a wall lamp.
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal, Brass

  • Boris Lacroix Table Lamp, 1950
  • Boris Lacroix Table Lamp, 1950
  • Boris Lacroix Table Lamp, 1950
  • Boris Lacroix Table Lamp, 1950
H 10.5 in. W 10.5 in. D 4.25 in.
Jacques Biny Table Lamp, 1950
By Jacques Biny
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Wonderful brass table lamp by Jacques Biny with wonderful patina, adjustable at the hood and the white bakelite ball joint.
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

  • Jacques Biny Table Lamp, 1950
  • Jacques Biny Table Lamp, 1950
  • Jacques Biny Table Lamp, 1950
  • Jacques Biny Table Lamp, 1950
H 12.5 in. W 11 in. D 5.75 in.
Postmodern Halogen Desk Table Lamp 1980s
By Robert Sonneman, Ettore Sottsass, George Kovacs
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Vintage Postmodern desk or bankers lamp in the style of Robert Sonneman for George Kovacs from the 1980s. Born from the idea of Ettore Sottsass and his Memphis Group in the early eig...
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Vintage 1980s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal, Brass

  • Postmodern Halogen Desk Table Lamp 1980s
  • Postmodern Halogen Desk Table Lamp 1980s
  • Postmodern Halogen Desk Table Lamp 1980s
  • Postmodern Halogen Desk Table Lamp 1980s
H 15.25 in. W 17.5 in. D 4.5 in.
Kamenický Šenov Design Table Lamp, 1980s
By Kamenicky Senov
Located in Praha, CZ
- 1980s - Maker: Kamenický Šenov - Good original condition - Marked by paper label.
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Vintage 1980s Czech Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Jacques Adnet Leather and Brass Floor Lamp
By Jacques Adnet
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Elegant Jacques Adnet floor lamp with sleek polished brass tripod base and dark caramel leather wrapped stem. Newly rewired.
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Mid-20th Century French Floor Lamps

Materials

Leather

Art Deco 1930s Catalin Bakelite Lamp
Located in Devon, England
A very stylish example of another Art Deco Classic is this 1930s Art Deco catalin bakelite lamp. A stunning caramel colored ribbed catalin bakelite stem sits atop an all chrome circu...
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Mid-20th Century English Art Deco Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

  • Art Deco 1930s Catalin Bakelite Lamp
  • Art Deco 1930s Catalin Bakelite Lamp
  • Art Deco 1930s Catalin Bakelite Lamp
  • Art Deco 1930s Catalin Bakelite Lamp
H 16.54 in. W 6.3 in. D 6.3 in.
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Midcentury Lamps For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are several options of midcentury lamps available for sale. The range of distinct midcentury lamps — often made from metal, brass and glass — can elevate any home. We have 4987 antique and vintage midcentury lamps in-stock, while there are 17 modern editions to choose from as well. There are all kinds of midcentury lamps available, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. There are many kinds of midcentury lamps to choose from, but at 1stDibs, Mid-Century Modern, Scandinavian Modern and Hollywood Regency midcentury lamps are of considerable interest. Josef Hurka, Stilnovo and Kamenicky Senov each produced beautiful midcentury lamps that are worth considering.

How Much are Midcentury Lamps?

The average selling price for at 1stDibs is $1,475, while they’re typically $75 on the low end and $71,819 highest priced.

A Close Look at Mid-Century Modern Furniture

Organically shaped, clean-lined and elegantly simple are three terms that well describe mid-century modern American furniture. The style, which emerged primarily in the years following World War II, is characterized by pieces that were conceived and made in an energetic, optimistic spirit by creators who believed that good design was an essential part of good living.

Postwar American architects and designers were animated by new ideas and new technology. The lean, functionalist “International Style” architecture of Le Corbusier and Bauhaus eminences such as Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Walter Gropius had been promoted in the United States during the ’30s by Philip Johnson and others. New building techniques, such as “post-and-beam” construction, allowed the International-style schemes to be realized on a small scale, in open-plan houses with long walls of glass.

Materials developed for wartime use became available for domestic goods and were incorporated into mid-century modern furniture designs. Charles and Ray Eames and Eero Saarinen, who had experimented extensively with molded plywood, eagerly embraced fiberglass for, respectively, pieces such as the La Chaise and the Womb chair. George Nelson and his design team created Bubble lamp shades using a new translucent polymer skin. Harry Bertoia and Isamu Noguchi devised chairs and tables built of wire mesh and wire struts. Materials were re-purposed: the Danish-born designer Jens Risom created a line of chairs that used surplus parachute straps for webbed seats and backrests.

As the demand for casual, uncluttered furnishings grew, more mid-century designers caught the spirit.

Classically-oriented creators such as Edward Wormley, house designer for Dunbar Inc., offered such pieces as the sinuous Listen to Me chaise; the British expatriate T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings switched gears, creating items such as the tiered, biomorphic Mesa table. There were Young Turks such as Paul McCobb — who designed holistic groups of sleek, blonde-wood furniture — and Milo Baughman, who espoused a West Coast aesthetic in lushly upholstered chairs and sofas with angular steel frames.

As the collection of vintage mid-century modern American furniture on 1stDibs demonstrates, this period saw one of the most delightful and dramatic flowerings of creativity in design history.

Finding the Right Lighting for You

The right table lamp, outwardly sculptural chandelier or understated wall pendant can work wonders for your home. While we’re indebted to thinkers like Thomas Edison for critically important advancements in lighting and electricity, we’re still finding new ways to customize illumination to fit our personal spaces all these years later. 

Today, lighting designers like the self-taught Bec Brittain have used the flexible structure of LEDs to craft glamorous solutions by working with what is typically considered a harsh lighting source. By integrating glass and mirrors, reflection can be used to soften the glow from LEDs and warmly welcome light into any space.

Although contemporary innovators continue to impress, some of the classics can’t be beat. 

Just as gazing at the stars allows you to glimpse the universe’s past, vintage chandeliers like those designed by Gino Sarfatti and J. & L. Lobmeyr, for example, put on a similarly stunning show, each with a rich story to tell. As dazzling as it is, the Arco lamp, on the other hand, prioritizes functionality — it’s wholly mobile, no drilling required. Designed in 1962 by architect-product designers Achille & Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, the piece takes the traditional form of a streetlamp and creates an elegant, arching floor fixture for at-home use. There is no shortage of modernist lighting similarly prized by collectors and casual enthusiasts alike — the Tripod floor lamp by T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, Greta Magnusson-Grossman's sleek and minimalist Grasshopper lamps and, of course, the wealth of postwar experimental lighting that emerged from Italian artisans at Arredoluce, FLOS and many more are hallmarks in illumination innovation. 

With decades of design evolution behind it, home lighting is no longer just practical. Crystalline shaping by designers like Gabriel Scott turns every lighting apparatus into a luxury accessory. A new installation doesn’t merely showcase a space; carefully chosen ceiling lights, table lamps and floor lamps can create a mood, spotlight a favorite piece or highlight your unique personality.

The sparkle that your space has been missing is waiting for you amid the growing collection of antique, vintage and contemporary lighting on 1stDibs.