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Antique lamps & lighting

Do you own any antique lamps or lighting? Are you curious to know what they are worth? Our Experts can provide an appraisal to give you an estimate of the market price, then help you to ensure the best possible price should you decide to sell.

Lamps – works of art

Lamps are objects that allow light to be diffused, and they come in many different forms. Indeed, before the invention of electricity, oil lamps were frequently used. Today, lamps are generally incandescent lamps, meaning that they use electrical energy to convert it into light energy. It is possible to imagine the whole range of lamps made with different materials. Depending on the style, lamps have been made to suit different interiors. One classic example is the Art Nouveau Tiffany lamp.

Designer lamps are sought after by collectors

Today, famous design editors make the replicas of lamps that are still appreciated today. The Italian company Artemide, started by Ernesto Gismondi and Sergio Mazza, is one of the leaders in the high-end lamp market. It has the privilege of producing the Tolomeo, Éclisse and Pipe lamps. The lamps edited by Kartell have the peculiarity of being made of plastic, which has the advantage of being able to be used both indoors and outdoors. FontanaArte, founded by architects Gio  Pontiand Luigi Fontana,  specialises in glass lamps.

High prices for the most symbolic lamps

Some lamps are true works of art and don’t only have a functional role. Their prices be quite high if they are from famous designers. Some models of lamps will mark their time and become emblematic, such as Le Corbusier’s Projecteur 365 Floor, Ferruccio Laviani’s Bourgie, Jacob Jacobsen’s AJ and Verner Paton’s Panthella.

How do we appraise your antique lamps or lighting?

Requesting an online valuation of your lighting furniture is simple. You just need to complete our appraisal form with a brief description and some photos. This information will be sent directly to one of our antique lamps experts who will provide you with a price range and sales advice.

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If you own an antique lamps or lighting, use our online form for an appraisal.

You will then be contacted by a member of our team of experts and auctioneers to give you an independent opinion of the market price. Should you wish to sell your painting, our specialists will also advise you on the various options available for selling at the best price.

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