Milk Glass Table Lamps

There are many different ways in which glass can be incorporated into the design of a table lamp. The glass may form the lamp shade such as the very popular stained glass lamps produced as Tiffany lamps or the lamp base in which case the shade is most likely going to be the classical conical fabric. One of the very attractive use of glass is the creation of milk glass table lamps.

Displayed below is the range of milk glass table lamps for sale, they provide decorative features that have been arranged into all kinds of shapes from globes to ridges and swirls as well as being inscribed with patterned designs.



VINTAGE MILK GLASS LAMP SHADE WHITE FLORAL CANDLEWICK BEADED EDGE RETRO ANTIQUE
VINTAGE MILK GLASS LAMP SHADE WHITE FLORAL CANDLEWICK BEADED EDGE RETRO ANTIQUE
$21.20
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Vintage Milk Glass Handmade Project Ivy leaves Table Lamp
Vintage Milk Glass Handmade Project Ivy leaves Table Lamp
$15.00
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Milk Glass Lamp Light Vintage Marble Base
Milk Glass Lamp Light Vintage Marble Base
$5.00
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Vintage Antique Brass Hurricane Table Lamp Milk glass Shade 17 LOTLUD
Vintage Antique Brass Hurricane Table Lamp Milk glass Shade 17 LOTLUD
$19.99
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Vintage Hedco Hobnail Milk Glass Table Lamp w Brass Base VG Cond 245 Tall 4355
Vintage Hedco Hobnail Milk Glass Table Lamp w Brass Base VG Cond 245 Tall 4355
$29.95
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VINTAGE WHITE HOBNAIL TALL MILK GLASS LAMP 22 INCHES
VINTAGE WHITE HOBNAIL TALL MILK GLASS LAMP 22 INCHES
$9.00
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VINTAGE FENTON FRENCH OPALESCENT HOBNAIL TABLE LAMP W MILK GLASS HOBNAIL SHADE
VINTAGE FENTON FRENCH OPALESCENT HOBNAIL TABLE LAMP W MILK GLASS HOBNAIL SHADE
$49.50
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Vintage Old White Milk Glass Electric Table Lamp Light Lighting Scalloped Globe
Vintage Old White Milk Glass Electric Table Lamp Light Lighting Scalloped Globe
$71.99
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Pair of Vintage Hobnail White Milk Glass Hurricane Lamps Hand Painted Floral
Pair of Vintage Hobnail White Milk Glass Hurricane Lamps Hand Painted Floral
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There are many different types of lamps available that have been created using milk glass as the primary material. The way in which the glass is often described is milk glass hobnail and the smooth and milky appearance is extremely attractive, particularly when it is paired with other shiny materials such as brass. Hobnail is probably the most popular pattern that was in use for milk glass used around the middle of the last century.

Vintage table lamps provide some of the more classical use of milk glass with a bulbous feature of milk glass jutting out half way up the lamp base. In some cases, as with a hurricane lantern style of table lamp, the lamp shade is also made of milk glass.

The special characteristics of milk glass allows for patterned glass to be used such as the quilted or swirl types of milk glass. The glass can also be decorated with attractive painted designs with floral designs a very popular choice as is the subtle design work that goes into an etched glass table lamp shade.

One of the specialist manufacturers of lamps featuring milk glass, particularly hobnailed milk glass is the Fenton Art Glass Company. Take a look at the selection of Fenton milk glass table lamps on display.

This is just one of the many diverse ways in which glass can be used to create a special effect in a table lamp. Take a look at more of the many different types of glass table lamps here.