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Lamps & Lights - General

Lamps and lighting have come a long way from when man first created fire in their primitive cave dwellings. From authentic Tiffany lamps, to antique chandeliers, to mid-century modern Marbro lamps, lighting has gone from merely illuminating our homes to adding style to our spaces.

Lamps first appeared as rudimentary containers using natural materials soaked in animal fat as the fuel. Although the basic principle has remained the same, lamps have undergone substantial design changes. Today, antique chandeliers, lamps, sconces, and candelabras are available in a variety of styles for collectors looking to add interest to their homes.

The evolution of lamps is fascinating, from the first kerosene and oil lamps introduced in Persia in 900 BC, to the refinement of gas lighting in Europe in the 17th century, to the electrical lighting innovations of the 19th and 20th centuries which led to more compact, safe, and energy-efficient bulbs. Around that same time, lamps were becoming statement pieces in the home with leaded-glass shades, crystal chandeliers, and ornately-carved sconces. Tiffany lamps, created by the famed New York design studio starting around 1895, are some of the most coveted lamps available today.

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2 X VINTAGE RAIL GUARD'S HAND LAMPS
Dec 01, 9:00 AM AEST
2 X VINTAGE RAIL GUARD'S HAND LAMPS
by Albion Antique Auction Centre
Est: AUD10- AUD40
AUD809 Bids
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VINTAGE BRASS PAIR OF TABLE LIGHTS (A/F POWER SUPPLY)
Dec 01, 9:00 AM AEST
VINTAGE BRASS PAIR OF TABLE LIGHTS (A/F POWER SUPPLY)
by Albion Antique Auction Centre
Est: AUD10- AUD40
AUD659 Bids
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VINTAGE RAIL SHUNTER'S HAND LAMP
Dec 01, 9:00 AM AEST
VINTAGE RAIL SHUNTER'S HAND LAMP
by Albion Antique Auction Centre
Est: AUD10- AUD40
AUD808 Bids
Rare Handel Reverse Painted Poppy Table Lamp
Dec 02, 10:00 AM EST
Rare Handel Reverse Painted Poppy Table Lamp
by Mebane Antique Auction
Est: $100- $10,000
$3257 Bids
Very Fine Moe Bridges Artist Signed Lamp
Dec 02, 10:00 AM EST
Very Fine Moe Bridges Artist Signed Lamp
by Mebane Antique Auction
Est: $100- $10,000
$1306 Bids
Very Fine Arts And Crafts Wrought Iron Betty Lamp
Dec 02, 10:00 AM EST
Very Fine Arts And Crafts Wrought Iron Betty Lamp
by Mebane Antique Auction
Est: $100- $10,000
$1105 Bids
Group of 5 Early Tinware Lanterns
Dec 10, 9:30 AM EST
Group of 5 Early Tinware Lanterns
by Old Barn Auction
Est: $40- $1,000
$1254 Bids
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VINTAGE RAIL CARRIAGE LIGHT SHADE
Dec 01, 9:00 AM AEST
VINTAGE RAIL CARRIAGE LIGHT SHADE
by Albion Antique Auction Centre
Est: AUD10- AUD40
AUD204 Bids
2 Colonial Candle Lanterns
Dec 10, 9:30 AM EST
2 Colonial Candle Lanterns
by Old Barn Auction
Est: $40- $1,000
$303 Bids
2 Betty Lamps
Dec 10, 9:30 AM EST
2 Betty Lamps
by Old Barn Auction
Est: $40- $1,000
$603 Bids
Art Nouveau Artist Signed Lady Lamp
Dec 02, 10:00 AM EST
Art Nouveau Artist Signed Lady Lamp
by Mebane Antique Auction
Est: $100- $10,000
$1303 Bids
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VINTAGE GUARD'S BOX WITH HAND LAMP, RED FLAG, GREEN FLAG, EMPTY DETONATOR CONTAINER, NOTICE CLIP BOARD,
Dec 01, 9:00 AM AEST
VINTAGE GUARD'S BOX WITH HAND LAMP, RED FLAG, GREEN FLAG, EMPTY DETONATOR CONTAINER, NOTICE CLIP BOARD,
by Albion Antique Auction Centre
Est: AUD10- AUD40
AUD203 Bids
2 Early Candle Signal Lanterns
Dec 10, 9:30 AM EST
2 Early Candle Signal Lanterns
by Old Barn Auction
Est: $40- $1,000
$402 Bids
Vintage Coleman/Ash Flash Green Gas Lanterns
Dec 04, 10:00 AM MST
Vintage Coleman/Ash Flash Green Gas Lanterns
by Monarch Auction and Estate Services
Est: $0- $0
$202 Bids
lighting
Nov 30, 6:00 PM EST
lighting
by BLG Auction Services
Est: $0- $0
$82 Bids
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DEER ANTLER CONVERTED TO A LAMP
Dec 01, 9:00 AM AEST
DEER ANTLER CONVERTED TO A LAMP
by Albion Antique Auction Centre
Est: AUD10- AUD40
AUD152 Bids
2 Early Primitive Punctured Tin Lanterns
Dec 10, 9:30 AM EST
2 Early Primitive Punctured Tin Lanterns
by Old Barn Auction
Est: $40- $1,000
$302 Bids
3pc. Vintage RR Red Globe/D Lite Lanterns
Dec 04, 10:00 AM MST
3pc. Vintage RR Red Globe/D Lite Lanterns
by Monarch Auction and Estate Services
Est: $0- $0
$202 Bids
Vintage Delicate Nailsea Fairy Lamp with Clark Base
Dec 04, 10:00 AM CST
Vintage Delicate Nailsea Fairy Lamp with Clark Base
by Thriftiques of Iowa
Est: $10- $1,000
$102 Bids
Vintage Cast Iron Industrial Wall/ Desk Lamp
Dec 03, 10:00 AM MST
Vintage Cast Iron Industrial Wall/ Desk Lamp
by EJ'S Auction & Appraisal
Est: $0- $0
$152 Bids
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CUT CRYSTAL TABLE LIGHT IN 2 PARTS, WITH POWER LEAD
Dec 01, 9:00 AM AEST
CUT CRYSTAL TABLE LIGHT IN 2 PARTS, WITH POWER LEAD
by Albion Antique Auction Centre
Est: AUD10- AUD40
AUD252 Bids
VINATGE BAKELITE SPACE LAMP
Dec 10, 10:00 AM EST
VINATGE BAKELITE SPACE LAMP
by Milestone Auctions
Est: $300- $500
$1501 Bid
GONE WITH THE WIND-STYLE OIL LAMP.
Dec 19, 9:00 AM EST
GONE WITH THE WIND-STYLE OIL LAMP.
by Morphy Auctions
Est: $250- $500
$1251 Bid
CHRISTMAS CANDLES AND CARDS
Dec 02, 12:00 PM EST
CHRISTMAS CANDLES AND CARDS
by Converse Auctions
Est: $20- $40
$101 Bid

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