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Antique table lamps

Old is the new new

Antique table lamps, will they ever go out of fashion?

Not if we’ve got anything to do with it.

Whether you’re looking for an olde world feel to a sitting room, or want to add a royal nobility to a bedside table, study, dining room or hallway, a classic table lamp will have everybody talking - upstairs, and down.

antique glass table lamp

What are the characteristics of an antique table lamp?

The majority of our antique table lamp designs are classic brass frames with a partially detailed glass shade.

Other popular designs in our ‘antique’ range include:

  • Cream textile shades
  • Smooth metal shades

Want to add a sophisticated feel to a room?

Our choice of antique table lamps will do just that.

antique bankers lamp

Where is the best place to put an antique table lamp?

Antique and classic table lamps are a popular accessory in almost every home, and are perfect for:

  • Bedside tables
  • Side tables
  • Hallway & Landing tables

Whether adding a comforting ambience to a sitting room or used as a reading light next to a bed or cosy armchair, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a home which doesn’t suit one. And for those who love to work hard, they make a great statement piece in a study, especially the classic ‘banker lamp’, with its polished brass frame and green glass shade.

antique desk lamp

Where should an antique table lamp be placed on the desk?

You can place them anywhere you like, right?

Well, no, because casting a shadow as you write can be incredibly off-putting. So, if you’re right-handed, a lamp should be placed on the left, while left-handed people should place a lamp on the right.

And if you’re ambidextrous?

Well, the choice is yours!

Are there antique table lamps available with dimmable lights?

Our antique and classic table lamps are usually free of modern features, like the dimmer switches and control panels found on many modern LED table lamps.

However, it’s possible to screw an LED bulb with an integrated dimmer switch or smart home technology into the socket of our antique table lamps. This allows tech, such as smartphones, to control dimmers, timers or colour changes without spoiling the antique appeal of the lamp.

antique table lamp

Would you like to learn more about our antique table lamps? Or any other topic related to classic table lamps and lighting? If so, our friendly team of experts would love to answer any questions you may have. Call today on +353 1 699 2138 or contact us via e-mail.

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