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Antique Lamps & Lights

Antique lamp styles tend to come back into fashion on a cyclical basis. Many famous vintage American lamp designs are reproduced at major retailers today; however, there is nothing like a genuine antique lamp to bring a touch of history to any room.

Antique Tiffany lamps are some of the most in-demand pieces for modern collectors. With original hand-leaded glass shades in a wide variety of organic designs and colors, these vintage lamps carry with them a time-honored tradition of craftsmanship and stunning appearance.

Antique chandeliers are also highly coveted pieces. Their ornate crystal and delicate cut-glass details bring a touch of old world charm and grandeur to entryways and dining rooms. Some of the most famous mid-century examples include the striking Italian Venini chandeliers that use Murano glass and rich gold detailing.


Quick Facts

  • Murano glass, including enameled glass (smalto), glass with threads of gold (aventurine), and multicolored glass (millefiori), is handmade on an island near Venice using centuries-old techniques
  • Tiffany lamps come in a variety of styles, the Trumpet Creeper, the Tiffany Table Lamp, the Wisteria Tiffany Lamp, and the Pink Lotus Tiffany Lamp, and sell for prices between $600 thousand and $2.8 million at auction
  • Two 19th century replicas of giltwood and bronze torche?res commissioned by Louis XV in 1770 for a masked ball recently sold for over $400,000

Recommended Items at Auction

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Antique Arts And Crafts Leaded Stained Glass Table Lamp
Dec 02, 10:00 AM EST
Antique Arts And Crafts Leaded Stained Glass Table Lamp
by Mebane Antique Auction
Est: $100- $10,000
$1108 Bids
Victorian English Hand Painted Oil Table Lamp
Dec 02, 10:00 AM EST
Victorian English Hand Painted Oil Table Lamp
by Mebane Antique Auction
Est: $100- $10,000
$904 Bids
C.M. Hall Lamp Co. Model S Solar 1899 Lantern
Dec 10, 9:30 AM EST
C.M. Hall Lamp Co. Model S Solar 1899 Lantern
by Old Barn Auction
Est: $40- $1,000
$302 Bids
Antique French Bronze Lamp Converted Candelabra
Dec 06, 12:00 PM EST
Antique French Bronze Lamp Converted Candelabra
by Akiba Antiques
Est: $50- $500
$502 Bids
FERDINAND BARBEDIENNE (1810-1892) (GENRE)
Dec 05, 2:00 PM CET
FERDINAND BARBEDIENNE (1810-1892) (GENRE)
by Bernaerts Auctioneers
Est: €800- €1,200
€5502 Bids
ANTIQUE HINDU RITUAL LINGHAM ROCK CRYSTAL OIL LAMP
Dec 10, 12:00 PM EST
ANTIQUE HINDU RITUAL LINGHAM ROCK CRYSTAL OIL LAMP
by RB Fine Arts
Est: $200- $400
$1001 Bid
Belle Epoque Salon-Lampe
Dec 03, 10:00 AM CET
Belle Epoque Salon-Lampe
by Kunstauktionshaus Schloss Ahlden
Est: €1,400- €2,800
€1,4001 Bid
Carved Alabaster Urn-form Lamp, 1900, H 16'' Dia. 8.5''
Dec 14, 11:00 AM EST
Carved Alabaster Urn-form Lamp, 1900, H 16'' Dia. 8.5''
by DuMouchelles
Est: $100- $300
$501 Bid
Große Tischlampe
Dec 03, 10:00 AM CET
Große Tischlampe
by Kunstauktionshaus Schloss Ahlden
Est: €300- €600
€3001 Bid
E. Picault Bronze Salon Des Beaux Arts Lamp Base
Dec 03, 9:00 AM CST
E. Picault Bronze Salon Des Beaux Arts Lamp Base
by Matthew Bullock Auctioneers
Est: $100- $300
$501 Bid
Muschel (Phaeton)-Lampenschirm, Italien um 1900. L 22 cm.
Dec 02, 10:00 AM CET
Muschel (Phaeton)-Lampenschirm, Italien um 1900. L 22 cm.
by Dusseldorfer Auktionshaus
Est: €0- €0
€501 Bid
19TH US OIL LAMP WITH ART NOUVEAU BALL SHADE
Dec 18, 10:00 AM EST
19TH US OIL LAMP WITH ART NOUVEAU BALL SHADE
by White's Auctions
Est: $200- $300
$1001 Bid
Pair Tall Pewter Whale Oil Lamps, William Calder, Providence RI 1817 - 1856
Dec 03, 11:00 AM EST
Pair Tall Pewter Whale Oil Lamps, William Calder, Providence RI 1817 - 1856
by Ancient Objects
Est: $200- $400
$1001 Bid
Amronlite Adjustable Cased Desk Lamp
Dec 03, 11:00 AM EST
Amronlite Adjustable Cased Desk Lamp
by Fontaine's Auction Gallery
Est: $300- $500
$2251 Bid
2 Betty Lamps
Dec 10, 9:30 AM EST
2 Betty Lamps
by Old Barn Auction
Est: $40- $1,000
$201 Bid
Antique Miniature Red Satin Gone with the Wind Lamp.
Dec 04, 10:00 AM CST
Antique Miniature Red Satin Gone with the Wind Lamp.
by Thriftiques of Iowa
Est: $10- $1,000
$101 Bid
W.B. Brown Oak & Slag Glass Lamp c1910
Dec 03, 11:00 AM PST
W.B. Brown Oak & Slag Glass Lamp c1910
by California Historical Design, Inc
Est: $750- $950
$5001 Bid
Horgan Robey Co. Boston Venus Lantern
Dec 02, 10:00 AM EST
Horgan Robey Co. Boston Venus Lantern
by Mebane Antique Auction
Est: $100- $10,000
$501 Bid
Ein Paar Vasenlampen
Dec 02, 10:00 AM CET
Ein Paar Vasenlampen
by Dusseldorfer Auktionshaus
Est: €0- €0
€1501 Bid
Tin carry lantern, 19th c.
Dec 02, 9:00 AM EST
Tin carry lantern, 19th c.
by Pook & Pook Inc.
Est: $120- $160
$601 Bid
Iron and tin fat lamps, 19th c.
Dec 02, 9:00 AM EST
Iron and tin fat lamps, 19th c.
by Pook & Pook Inc.
Est: $100- $200
$501 Bid
ARTS AND CRAFTS ERA ANTIQUE SLAG GLASS PIANO LAMP
Dec 07, 9:00 AM EST
ARTS AND CRAFTS ERA ANTIQUE SLAG GLASS PIANO LAMP
by Affiliated Auctions & Realty LLC
Est: $100- $300
$301 Bid
French Victorian Paris Art Glass Oil Lamp
Dec 02, 10:00 AM EST
French Victorian Paris Art Glass Oil Lamp
by Mebane Antique Auction
Est: $100- $10,000
$501 Bid
A Pair of French Green Opaline Glass Vases, Now Mounted as Lamps
Dec 08, 10:00 AM EST
A Pair of French Green Opaline Glass Vases, Now Mounted as Lamps
by Hindman
Est: $500- $700
$2501 Bid

Sellers Who Sell Antique Lamps & Lights


RB Fine Arts

RB Fine Arts

California Historical Design, Inc

California Historical Design, Inc

Heritage Auctions

Heritage Auctions