Solid Brass Lamps

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Brass lamps are classy, versatile and surprisingly affordable. This warm metal is a lovely antidote to the cooler metals that have taken center stage over the past decade. And with new decor flexibility that encourages mixing metals, adding a brass lamp or two to your styling feels sophisticated and smart. There’s a brass lamp for every design style, and even though it looks rich and luxurious, this metal is surprisingly affordable. Lighting is often referred to as the jewelry of a room, and these eight examples show that to be entirely true!

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Antique Brass Desk Table Lamp

Antique Brass Desk Table Lamp

The antique solid brass stand and shade of this table lamp sits on a crystal foot for a little extra luxury. The Empire shade pivots up and down, and the lamp head is adjustable in height. A 40-watt bulb is required but not included.

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Perfection is the only word to describe this antique brass lamp. It sits at 33.25” at its maximum height, but the shade can be adjusted to sit at 28.25” to shine the light more directly onto your work surface. The shade swivels in multiple directions to further pinpoint where you want the light to go. Timeless in design, this pretty lamp will look good in any setting.

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Solid Brass Table Lamp

Solid Brass Table Lamp

Standing at 22.5” high, this lovely little solid brass lamp is actually two lamps in one. You’ll receive two compact fluorescent (CFL) bulbs along with your order. The G45 bulbs have an E26/medium bulb, a standard shape with a 550 lumens brightness.

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This is the ideal accent lamp to illuminate darker corners or just to add a touch of elegance to your room. The bulbs give off a warm light directed downwards by the two cone shades. Don’t surround this solid brass table lamp with too many accessories as it stands out and makes a statement on its own. Placing one lamp on each nightstand gives you enough light to read by before drifting off to sleep.

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Traditional Brass Table Lamp

Traditional Brass Table Lamp

Crafted from solid brass, this traditional table lamp has an extra-wide bowl shade that’s painted white on its interior. This allows the single 120 volt light bulb’s to reflect and give you more light. An inline on/off switch is located on the 62” long cord.

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Timeless design meets versatility with this antique brass task lamp. The unique styling of its slender cone-shaped stem contrasts with the bowl shade, providing an interesting silhouette on whatever surface you place it. Perfect for an entry console, office desk, bedroom dresser or living room side table. Stacking several coffee table books under the lamp will create an unusual vignette that can fill an empty corner.

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Modern Style Brass Table Lamp
15'' Brass Desk Lamp
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15'' Brass Desk Lamp
15'' Brass Desk Lamp
15'' Brass Desk Lamp

Modern Style Brass Table Lamp

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Ultimately minimalist in style, this modern solid brass lamp features an integrated LED lamp. At only 15” tall and 10.75” wide, the tiny size doesn’t affect its ability to cast a lot of light or its sturdiness. The brass is buffed down to a matte finish.

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The integrated LED lamp head pivots up and down, from side to side and can be placed in its vertical position. This allows you to direct light where you need it most. The bulb life expectancy is 50,000 hours and cannot be replaced once it’s reached its life span. A dimmer switch lets you choose the amount of light for any situation, perfect for sensitive eyes.

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Solid Brass Candelabra Floor Lamp

Solid Brass Candelabra Floor Lamp

Allegri by Kalco Lighting

With enough glorious frills and furbelows to satisfy even Liberace, this solid brass floor lamp stands 84” high. Real crystals add bling beneath the 12 candelabra-base bulbs. Each lightbulb is 40 watts, giving you a total of 480 watts of light.

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For truly decadent taste, this over-the-top candelabra floor light is sure to make a statement wherever you place it. We can’t help but imagine it tucked in the curve of a grand piano, but it would look glorious in front of a bookcase or in a larger entry. No matter where you place this solid brass lamp, it’s sure to draw the eye and create conversation!

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Vintage Solid Brass Standing Lamp
Vintage Modern Floor Lamp Nautical Floor Standing Royal Light Adjustable Maritime Brass LED Lamps
Vintage Modern Floor Lamp Nautical Floor Standing Royal Light Adjustable Maritime Brass LED Lamps
Vintage Modern Floor Lamp Nautical Floor Standing Royal Light Adjustable Maritime Brass LED Lamps
Vintage Modern Floor Lamp Nautical Floor Standing Royal Light Adjustable Maritime Brass LED Lamps
Vintage Modern Floor Lamp Nautical Floor Standing Royal Light Adjustable Maritime Brass LED Lamps

Vintage Solid Brass Standing Lamp

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The curved neck of this antique brass table lamp is flexible and can be adjusted to be more or less curved. As well, the position of the entire neck and shade can slide up or down the 42” lamp stem, letting you decide how high you want the bulb to cast its light. 

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Mid Century Modern Solid Brass Table Lamp
15'' Brass Desk Lamp
15'' Brass Desk Lamp
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Mid Century Modern Solid Brass Table Lamp

Novogratz

Excellent quality makes this matte brass lamp a welcome addition to any room. It’s small size lets you illuminate a corner where space is restricted. The lamp requires a E26/Medium (standard) light bulb with a maximum of 50 watts.

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Solid Brass Reading Floor Lamp

Solid Brass Reading Floor Lamp

This 47.5” tall solid brass reading lamp will tuck perfectly beside your chair or sofa and shine 40 watts of LED light directly onto the pages of your book. The aged brass finish lends a vintage sensibility to its very modern design. 

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Buying Guide

An antique solid brass table lamp is a stunning addition to your home library and provides soft ambient light when placed on a console table or sideboard or makes an excellent task light when positioned at the corner of a desk or on an end table.

If you are using your lamp as a reading light in your home library, the lamp base should be placed toward the edge of the end table closest to the chair’s armrest, with the lamp shade sitting at the same height as your eyes.

If you regularly use your home library as an office, you need targeted task lighting. Opt for an antique brass banker’s lamp with an elongated shade and place it at the corner of your desk, using cable ties or hooks to organize the wires.

Antique brass table lamps also look stunning placed at either end of a buffet or sideboard in a home library. Choose pieces with bell or empire-shaped shades that diffuse light for an intimate ambiance.  

An antique solid brass table lamp is a durable accessory and does not rust. Brass is a metal alloy made of copper and zinc. Because brass does not contain iron, it does not rust; however, it may corrode or oxidize when exposed to water. This is not a problem for solid brass lamps as long as you keep them away from sources of moisture.

The oxidized brass has patches of black, green, or blue on its surface. Oxidation on an antique brass accessory is known as “patina” and adds to its antique charm. If you prefer to remove oxidation from your brass lamp, grab a brass cleaner from your local hardware store and restore the lamp to its original state. The good news is that brass doesn’t rust, so whether you choose an oxidized or shiny brass look, your antique lamp is a long-lasting, decorative point for your room.

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Antique solid brass table lamp

Vintage solid table lamp. This lamp is made of brass and covered of gold. Kickstand is stylised on antique candle holder and light-bulbs on candles. It has black, plastic lampshade. This lamp will be ideal decoration to luxury bedroom.

Antique solid brass table lamp 2

This table lamp is a fantastic proposition, for all who enjoy vintage-looking furniture. It has a round black-finished brass shade with hand-painted antiqued gold border; made for candelabra bulbs.

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Brass candelabra style lamp with dark bottom. A cobalt blue shade picks up the dark theme from the bottom part of the base. Warm plus cool, completely elegant, this is an excellent side-table lamp, enabling reading or fine craftwork.

Georgetown Solid Brass Desk Lamp

Antique Orante Victorian Solid Brass Adjustable Electric Table Desk Lamp Light

Antique Orante Victorian Solid Brass Adjustable Electric Table Desk Lamp Light

Table lamp with antique finish. Richly decorated base is made of brass. Suitable as desk lamp or night lamp. Adds elegance to each place.

Trans Globe RTL-8813 Dynasty - 19" One Light Table Lamp, Antique Brass Finish with Solid Crystal

Lighting Enterprises T-6836/1405 Antique Solid Brass Table Lamp with Beige Shantung Fabric Sewn Shade

The warm color of the brass bass will go well with art deco décor or even Victorian or even shabby chic interior design. The warm cream color of the cloth shade is a soothing compliment to the strong color of the metal.

Georgetown solid brass desk lamp

Solid brass two-branched candelabra style lamp with filigree edged tray at the base. A wide lampshade fits over both light bulbs used to create illumination, while the tray makes a handy place for loose change, keys, and similar items.

Trans Globe RTL-8816 Dynasty - 18" One Light Table Lamp, Antique Brass Finish with Solid Crystal

Kaden Table Lamp

Kaden Table Lamp

Vintage brass table lamp

A phenomenal table lamp that captivates with a simple form and subtle elegance. It features a linen lamp shade in a traditional design and an unusual base, which is a combination of brass and crystal elements.

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Crystal table lamps made from antique brass and octagonal solid crystal, such a perfect choice for huge, wide open spaces, where there's lots of light coming in. It looks fantastic when the sun rays are running through it.

Dynasty Urn 35.25" Table Lamp with Empire Shade

Dynasty Urn 35.25" Table Lamp with Empire Shade

Solid brass corinthian table lamp

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