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Sculptural Mid Century Table Lamp
By Modeline Lamp Co.
Located in Round Rock, TX
Lovely and unique mid century table lamp. Sculptural form mixed with soft ambient light makes this a perfect mesh with a mid century or Asian influenced interior. Attractive hanging ...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Wood, Walnut

  • Sculptural Mid Century Table Lamp
  • Sculptural Mid Century Table Lamp
  • Sculptural Mid Century Table Lamp
  • Sculptural Mid Century Table Lamp
H 19 in. W 10 in. D 10 in.
Sculptural Table Lamp by Laurel
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Pasadena, CA
The elegant brass table lamp has a white lacquered wood graphic design with a frosted glass shade covered by a custom order white plastic shade. The shade is 13.88" at the bottom an...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

  • Sculptural Table Lamp by Laurel
  • Sculptural Table Lamp by Laurel
  • Sculptural Table Lamp by Laurel
  • Sculptural Table Lamp by Laurel
H 34.88 in. Dm 13.88 in.
Sculptural Table Lamp by Laurel
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Highland, IN
This dramatic large-scale table lamp by Bijan of California for Laurel titled “Setarrah”. It has a base that is a powerful metal sculpture surrounding the central stem above the bla...
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Vintage 1960s American Brutalist Table Lamps

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Brass

Sculptural Mid-Century Modern Brushed Brass and Walnut Wood Veneer Lamp, Laurel
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Sculptural Mid-Century Modern brushed brass and walnut wood veneer tall table lamp. By Laurel Lamp Company, Circa 1960s. Measurements: Height base to top of finial: 32.5 inches....
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass

Laurel Sculptural Brutalist Brass Table Lamps
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in New York, NY
Pair of midcentury Brutalist lamps with sculptural brass bodies sitting on teak bases. Rewired for use in the USA. 100W max bulbs.
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20th Century American Brutalist Table Lamps

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Brass

Sensational Table Lamp Sculptural Art Carved Wood and Brass Mexico City 1970s
By Adrian Pearsall, Modeline Lamp Co.
Located in National City, CA
Sensational table lamp sculptural art carved wood block with brass from Mexico 1970s Sculptural show piece. In the style of Adrian Pearsall for Modeline Lamp Co. Unmarked Measure...
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Vintage 1970s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Wood

Modern Carved Wood Abstract Sculptural Lamp
Located in Atlanta, GA
Modern Carved Wood Abstract Sculptural Lamp. Height of base: 7 inches.
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20th Century Table Lamps

Materials

Wood

Mid-Century Sculptural Wood Table Lamp
Located in New York, NY
Sculptural wood table lamp with brass center stem. USA, circa 1950. Includes drum shade. Rewired for U.S.; takes one standard base bulb, 75 watts max. Dimensions: Lamp height to f...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Sculptural Hand Carved Wood Table Lamp, 1950s
Located in New York, NY
Artisan table lamp with hand carved walnut design, American, 1950s. Measures: Shade W: 18 inches Shade D: 13 inches.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Midcentury Exotic Wood Sculptural Lamp, Mexico, 1950s
Located in National City, CA
Midcentury exotic wood sculptural table lamp, Mexico, 1950s.
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Mid-20th Century Mexican Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Wood

Sculptural Burgundy Lacquer and Brass with Acrylic Detail by London Lamps
By London Lamp Company
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A unusual sculptural burgundy high gloss lacquer and brass with clear acrylic detail. The lamp is in its original condition. Some minor scratch on the bottom of one side (see detail ...
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Vintage 1980s English Post-Modern Floor Lamps

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Brass

Large Biomorphic Ebonized Oak Sculptural Table Lamps by Modeline
By Modeline Lamp Co., Laurel Lamp Company, James Mont, Heifetz
Located in St.Petersburg, FL
Excellent and scarce set of large early 1950s Modeline lamps. Beautifully sculpted ebonized oak bases with thick brass necks hold a milk glass reflector that the shade rests on. The ...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Massive Sculptural Organic Modern Wood Floor Lamp
Located in New York, NY
Polished wood technique, similar to driftwood examples often seen, but more finished then the more common driftwood lamps. Originally designed to hold a glass shelf, however it can b...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Sensational Organic Pair of Knotty Sculptural Wood Table Lamps
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Super cool organic modern pair of table lamps having impressive natural knotty rustic wood bases. No shades. 23 inches H to top of socket.
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Vintage 1970s American Organic Modern Table Lamps

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Wood

Sculptural Modern Lamp
Located in Atlanta, GA
Sculptural modern lamp, believed to be Italian, circa 1960s. It has been rewired and is ready to use. The price noted below includes the shade.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass

  • Sculptural Modern Lamp
  • Sculptural Modern Lamp
  • Sculptural Modern Lamp
  • Sculptural Modern Lamp
H 42.5 in. Dm 21 in.
Brass Leaf and Petrified Wood Sculptural Table Lamp by Henri Fernandez
By Henri Fernandez
Located in Arles, FR
Sculptural table lamp made by French designer Henri Fernandez, circa 1970s. This unique brass lamp with an agate quartz or stone displays well in any setting. A true eye-catching li...
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Vintage 1970s French Table Lamps

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Brass

Modernist Sculptural Lamp, 1950s
By Isamu Noguchi
Located in San Diego, CA
Early 1950s wood and metal table table lamp. Formed sculptural wood base with an arched metal counterbalance. Custom linen shade (12" x 10").
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

  • Modernist Sculptural Lamp, 1950s
  • Modernist Sculptural Lamp, 1950s
  • Modernist Sculptural Lamp, 1950s
  • Modernist Sculptural Lamp, 1950s
H 24 in. W 9 in. D 10 in.
Pair of Mid-Century Modernist Tulip Shaped Sculptural Wood Table Lamps
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Pair of attractive midcentury tulip-shaped sculptural wood table lamps with a gold base. Measures: 4" wide x 4" deep x 27" tall.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Wood

Sculptural Art Deco Inspired Gold-Plated Ceramic Brass and Wood Lamp
Located in North Miami, FL
This dramatic yet pensive studied woman figure table or desk lamp has an Art Deco inspired look and is very sculptural. It has a modern look now and makes a great table or desk lamp....
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Vintage 1960s American Modern Table Lamps

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Brass, Gold Plate

Brass Leaf and Petrified Wood Sculptural Table Lamp by Henri Fernandez
By Henri Fernandez
Located in Saint-Ouen, IDF
Sculptural table lamp made by the French artist Henri Fernandez in the 1970s. Slice of polished petrified wood set in brass with a round leaf hiding the bulb.
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Sculptural Geometric Black Lamp
Located in Atlanta, GA
Sculptural geometric black lamp, American, circa 1950s. It is constructed of black painted wood and brass fittings. Brass retains original warm patina. The price noted below includes...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

  • Sculptural Geometric Black Lamp
  • Sculptural Geometric Black Lamp
  • Sculptural Geometric Black Lamp
  • Sculptural Geometric Black Lamp
H 29.25 in. Dm 17 in.
Tall Sculptural Fish Lamp
Located in Atlanta, GA
Tall Sculptural Fish Lamp, American, circa 1950s. It has been rewired and is ready to use. Price noted INCLUDES the shade.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass, Iron

  • Tall Sculptural Fish Lamp
  • Tall Sculptural Fish Lamp
  • Tall Sculptural Fish Lamp
  • Tall Sculptural Fish Lamp
H 49.75 in. Dm 17 in.
Midcentury Sculptural Burl Lamp
Located in Antwerp, BE
Lovely Mid-Century Modern sculptural burl wood table lamp. Measures: Height with socket 64 cm. Width 40 cm. Depth 30 cm. Lamp shades are not included in the price.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

  • Midcentury Sculptural Burl Lamp
  • Midcentury Sculptural Burl Lamp
  • Midcentury Sculptural Burl Lamp
  • Midcentury Sculptural Burl Lamp
H 25.2 in. W 15.75 in. D 11.82 in.
Sculptural Mid-Century Lamp
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Wonderful lamp with brass rods forming an abstracted urn shape, accented with painted wooden balls. Walnut base. A wonderful example of a modern twist to a classic form. Shade for di...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Sculptural Carved Wood Gazelle Motive Walnut Table Lamps
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair of nice gazelle sculptures lamps.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Walnut

Sculptural Mid Century Modern Danish Wood & Quartz Midcentury Table or Desk Lamp
Located in North Miami, FL
This ebonized tall wood and quartz stone danish vintage mid century modern tall lamp has a center grouping of beautiful quartz stones; blueish on one side and pinkish on the other si...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Table Lamps

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Quartz

French Carved Faceted Sculptural Elm Wood Floor Lamp Inspired by Brancusi
Located in Chicago, IL
French unique carved elm wood floor lamp with sculptural faceted sides inspired by Constantin Brrancusi sculpture. Sitting on a faceted octagonal Elm wood base. Unknown French des...
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Elm

Midcentury Mexico Sculptural Airy Table Lamp Mahogany Wood Patinated Brass 1950s
By Eugenio Escudero
Located in National City, CA
Fabulous modern midcentury Mexico sculptural airy mahogany wood patinated brass table lamp 1950s Brass rod designed through the center sits on a brass base framed in sculpted mahogan...
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Vintage 1950s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Sculptural Thai Buddha Table Lamp
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Beautiful table lamp having a carved wood and composition sculpture of a Thai Buddha in a poetic gestural pose standing on mahogany 6" diameter perch. Custom black silk shade.
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Vintage 1970s Thai Table Lamps

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Composition

  • Sculptural Thai Buddha Table Lamp
  • Sculptural Thai Buddha Table Lamp
  • Sculptural Thai Buddha Table Lamp
  • Sculptural Thai Buddha Table Lamp
H 24 in. W 10 in. D 9 in.
Unique 1980s Sculptural Floor Lamp
By Memphis Group
Located in New York, NY
A sculptural rocket shaped floor lamp done in a purple and blue lacquered metal rocket with three smoked glass trays, a beige, pink and yellow lacquered wood base. Three shelves. Lon...
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Late 20th Century American Memphis Group Floor Lamps

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Metal

  • Unique 1980s Sculptural Floor Lamp
  • Unique 1980s Sculptural Floor Lamp
  • Unique 1980s Sculptural Floor Lamp
  • Unique 1980s Sculptural Floor Lamp
H 72 in. W 16 in. D 12 in.
Sculptural Mid-Century Modern Lamp
Located in Palm Springs, CA
An amusing lamp in the form of an extended 'squiggle' with matching finial, in carved, red stained and cerused wood. Shade for display only.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Wood

  • Sculptural Mid-Century Modern Lamp
  • Sculptural Mid-Century Modern Lamp
  • Sculptural Mid-Century Modern Lamp
  • Sculptural Mid-Century Modern Lamp
H 35 in. W 7.5 in. D 5 in.
Brown Bent Wood Sculptural Floor Lamp with Brass Elements by Raka Studio
By Raka Studio
Located in Cape Girardeau, MO
This floor lamp has been made by bending solid wood in layers of loop-like designs, merging at the top. The piece is supported by a polished brass rod creating a two-tone color palet...
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2010s Unknown Modern Floor Lamps

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Brass

Barrel Shaped Sculptural Solid Bent Wood Floor Lamp, Handcrafted by Raka Studio
By Raka Studio
Located in Cape Girardeau, MO
The floor lamp has a relatively minimal exterior that has broken open to expose the inner abstract bent wood design which extends out of the top. The lamp is more than 72 inches tall...
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2010s Unknown Modern Floor Lamps

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Ash, Bentwood

Large sculptural Table Lamp in Deep Blue Wood, Black and Gold Shade
Located in London, GB
freeform sculptural table lamp in deep blue wood with black shade by Chris Wallis 2000, no 26 of a limited edition. The base is hand carved out of a solid plywood stained and lacquer...
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Early 2000s British Table Lamps

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Plywood

Modernist Sculptural Globe Table Lamp in Mahogany Wood 1960s style Tony Paul
Located in National City, CA
Midcentury Modernism in Mexican Mahogany Wood sculptural Globe Table Lamp with precise clean lines circa 1960s. Reminiscent of Tony Paul designs for Westwood. Dimensions: 36" height ...
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Vintage 1960s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Mahogany

Monumental Chapman Hollywood Regency Sculptural Lamps
By Chapman Manufacturing Company, Dorothy Draper, Tony Duquette
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Amazing pair of monumental tall table lamps with original blue Chapman paper labels. Features include original gilt paint with beautiful hand-carved details to the structurally sound...
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Vintage 1950s Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Gesso, Wood

Fantastic Sculptural Pair of Heifetz Lamps
By Yasha Heifetz
Located in Atlanta, GA
A rare, gorgeous pair of carved male and female lamps by Yasha Heifetz, circa 1950. Fabulous dramatic form. Excellent restored condition. The lamps have been rewired using black silk...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Wood

Neoclassical Sculptural Table Lamps, circa 1940s
Located in National City, CA
Beautiful neoclassical sculptural wooden table lamps, Mahogany wood with beautiful ornamentation. circa 1940s. Dimensions: 18" tall x 5 q/2" in diameter.
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Vintage 1940s American Neoclassical Revival Table Lamps

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Wood

Pair of Heifetz Sculptural Table Lamps
By Heifetz
Located in Highland, IN
This fantastic pair of carved wood table lamps by Heifetz are fantastic examples of the woodworker's designs. The bases are caved to appear as though they have been twisted 360 degre...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Wood

  • Pair of Heifetz Sculptural Table Lamps
  • Pair of Heifetz Sculptural Table Lamps
  • Pair of Heifetz Sculptural Table Lamps
  • Pair of Heifetz Sculptural Table Lamps
H 35.5 in. W 6.25 in. D 6.25 in.
Sculptural White Crackle Glaze Table Lamp
Located in New York, NY
Sculptural table lamp with white crackle-glaze surface. USA, circa 1960. Pair available; priced individually.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Wood

Handcrafted Sculptural Steam Bent Walnut Standing Lamp
By DBO Home
Located in Sharon, CT
The Willow standing lamp makes an elegant statement in your room. Handcrafted of steam bent walnut with an integrated cord, foot switch and charcoal grey shade. The shade and cord ca...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Organic Modern Floor Lamps

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Linen, Cord, Wood, Walnut

Mid-Century Italian Modern Sculptural Floor Lamp
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This stunning sculpted form floor lamp features impressive lacquered metal construction with a unique shape and large vintage textile shade. The striking appearance of this well-made...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Wood

Pair of Celadon Lamps with Sculptural Handles
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Pair of wonderful celadon porcelain lamps with handles in the form of rams heads or deer heads. Beautiful color color and glaze. Original limed wood bases and caps. Height is to top ...
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20th Century American Table Lamps

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Ceramic, Wood

Large Scale Constructivist Lamp - Very Sculptural Form
Located in Atlanta, GA
Large Scale Constructivist Lamp, circa 1960's. It has a very sculptural form and is executed in greys and white, with a black lacquered base and chrome plated details. It is a very l...
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Vintage 1960s American Table Lamps

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Chrome

Cubist Sculptural 1940s Heifetz Ceramic Figure Lamp
By Heifetz
Located in New York, NY
Mid Century Heifetz figure form lamp in shades of gray glazed ceramic mounted on a wooden base. Signed on the back. 2752
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20th Century American Table Lamps

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Ceramic, Wood

Angelo Lelii Sculptural Floor Lamp for Arredoluce, 1960s
By Angelo Lelii, Arredoluce
Located in Lonigo, IT
Angelo Lelii sculptural floor lamp for Arredoluce, 1960s Italian designer-entrepreneur Angelo Lelli founded the innovative lighting company Arredoluce in Monza, Italy, in the years ...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Brass

1960s Italian Sculptural Metal Dress Form Table Lamp
Located in Norwalk, CT
An elevated take on the Classic and kitschy mannequin lamp, this is the kind of statement piece that draws compliments in any setting. Its beauty lies not just in the intricacies of ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

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Metal

1940s Bright Sculptural Table Lamp by Isamu Noguchi 'F'
By Ingo Maurer, Isamu Noguchi, Knoll
Located in Frankfurt, Hessen, DE
Sculptural table lamp, Isamu Noguchi for Knoll International, USA, 1947. Beautiful table lamp by Isamu Noguchi. The shade is made out of Fiberglas-reinforced polyvinyl and stands ...
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Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Fiberglass, Wood

Sculptural Wooden Art Nouveau Table Lamp, Sweden, 1930s
Located in Barcelona, ES
Carved and painted wooden Swedish Art Nouveau ("Jugend") table lamp. Original paintwork in golden and black/reddish.
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Early 20th Century Swedish Art Nouveau Table Lamps

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Wood

1940s White Sculptural Table Lamp by Isamu Noguchi 'd'
By Ingo Maurer, Knoll, Isamu Noguchi
Located in Frankfurt, Hessen, DE
Sculptural light, table lamp by Isamu Noguchi, USA, 1947. Beautiful table lamp by Isamu Noguchi. The shade is made out of fiberglas-reinforced polyvinyl and stands on three wooden...
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Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Fiberglass, Wood

Pair of Sculptural Cypress Root Knees Table Lamps
Located in Chicago, IL
Natural creations, these lamps appear as abstract sculptures. Both are made from cypress "knees," the root outgrowths that cypress trees develop in wetlands. To complete the organic ...
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Vintage 1960s American Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Pair of Sculptural Table Lamps by Yasuo Fuke
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Unique pair of rare sculptures mounted as table Lamps by Yasuo Fuke in Italy, circa 1970s. Hand carved wood, brass, marble. Rewired for US standards with black french twist cord. Cus...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Marble, Brass

Rare Signed Del Campo Sculptural Bronze Table Lamp
By Del Campo
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A wonderful sculptural bronze table lamp with a black lacquer by Del Campo signed and dated 1979
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Bronze

Danish Mid-Century Modern Pottery Lamp with Sculptural Form
Located in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Outstanding Mid-Century Modern glazed stoneware lamp. The lamp has an unusual sculptural design in the form of an elongated vessel with open slats along the lower portion. Beautifull...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Pottery, Wood

Mategot Style Sculptural Floor Lamp with Small Bench, France 1960s
Located in New York, NY
This floor lamp is a unique sculptural piece with a wooden bench. Heavy patina. In the style of Mategot. Wired to US Standards.  
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Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal

Mid-Century Modern Sculptural Floor Lamp Signed Made in Italy
Located in West Hartford, CT
Midcentury globe lamp inside a silver metal sculpture and mounted on a wood base. Made in Italy.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Metal

Pair of Monumental Size Mid-Century Modern Sculptural Driftwood Lamps
Located in Chesterfield, NJ
Pair of large sized Mid-Century driftwood lamps. These lamps are an impressive 42 and 48 inches tall to the top of their original driftwood finials. They take a three-way bulb and al...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Wood

Globo Neptune Sculptural Adjustable Table/Floor Lamp Dimmable Soft Touch Sensor
By Silvio Mondino Studio
Located in Novellara, IT
Designed to be positioned on a console table or to suggestively light up a corner on the floor, the Globo Neptune enjoys a particularly simple, flexible relationship with its Domesti...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Minimalist Floor Lamps

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Brass

Modernist Mix-Media Brass Abstract Sculptural Table Lamp on Concrete Base
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Mid-Century Modern black and white abstract sculptural table lamp on a concrete base with brass trim. Measures: 9" wide x 6" deep x 28" tall.
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Vintage 1950s American Table Lamps

Materials

Concrete, Brass

Unique Sculptural Floor Lamp in Ebonized & Bamboo Resin Shade, Signed Medaglini
Located in Arles, FR
A rare sculptured French midcentury floor lamp designed by Medaglini. Dedicated to the splendors of the sun and shade as is the title "Sol Y Sombra". Truly unique light. This flo...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Bamboo, Resin, Wood

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Sculptural Wood Lamp For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal sculptural wood lamp for your home. A sculptural wood lamp — often made from wood, metal and brass — can elevate any home. There are 193 variations of the antique or vintage sculptural wood lamp you’re looking for, while we also have 22 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. Your living room may not be complete without a sculptural wood lamp — find older editions for sale from the 19th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. A sculptural wood lamp made by Mid-Century Modern designers — as well as those associated with Modern — is very popular. Mattia Biagi, Laurel Lamp Company and Modeline Lamp Co. each produced at least one beautiful sculptural wood lamp that is worth considering.

How Much is a Sculptural Wood Lamp?

Prices for a sculptural wood lamp start at $100 and top out at $18,000 with the average selling for $2,200.

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.