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Pair of Bronze Floor Lamps, Italy, 1930-1940
Located in Greding, DE
Two large bronze lamps with a twisted shaft and broad dish, resting on stylized snakes. With five sockets in total. The tongues of the snakes are partly missing.
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Vintage 1930s Italian Floor Lamps

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Bronze

Pair of Sconces "Reticello" by Seguso, Murano, 1940
By Seguso Vetri d'Arte
Located in Rome, IT
Fabulous pair of wall lights with a precious Murano glass Reticello balls. Provenance from a historic luxurious Italian hotel.
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

  • Pair of  Sconces "Reticello" by Seguso, Murano, 1940
  • Pair of  Sconces "Reticello" by Seguso, Murano, 1940
  • Pair of  Sconces "Reticello" by Seguso, Murano, 1940
  • Pair of  Sconces "Reticello" by Seguso, Murano, 1940
H 23.63 in. W 21.66 in. D 14.97 in.
Italian Murano Glass Wrought Iron Seven-Light Chandelier, 1930s
By Compagnia Di Venezia E Murano (C.V.M.)
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
Italian six arm Murano glass chandelier with painted wrought iron flowers and leaf decoration, bowl base of Murano glass flowers and six bunch of grapes shape shades of Murano Glass ...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Wrought Iron

Italian Murano Glass Wrought Iron Seven-Light Chandelier, 1930s
By Compagnia Di Venezia E Murano (C.V.M.)
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
Italian six arm Murano glass chandelier with painted wrought iron flowers and leaf decoration, bowl base of Murano glass flowers and six bunch of grapes shape shades of Murano Glass,...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Wrought Iron

Elegant Cobalt Blue Murano Lamps Attributed to Venini, Italy, 1930
By Venini
Located in Brussels, BE
Pair of big Murano lamps attributed to Venini, Cappellin. New lampshades, new wiring, one light, circa 1930.
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Table Lamps

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Blown Glass

Imposing Rare Barovier Fountain Chandelier, White Puligoso, 1930s, Murano Deco
By Ercole Barovier, Barovier&Toso
Located in Tavarnelle val di Pesa, Florence
Sophisticated chandelier from Ercole Barovier. A rare beautiful chandelier, the bottom bowl is in horizontal ribbed hand opened clear etched glass crowned by a set of 12 large and h...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass, Milk Glass, Murano Glass

Italian Petit Crystal Beaded Murano Drops Chandelier
Located in Modena (MO), IT
Housing 3 lights, rewired and ready to hang. Gilt metal body with tiny beading and florets. Gilt metal with swags of macaroni beads and many clear Murano drops. Adding original chain...
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Vintage 1930s French Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal

20th Century Italian Bronze and Artistic Glass Pair of Wall Light or Sconces
Located in Bosco Marengo, IT
Beautiful and refined Italian pair of wall light or sconce one light. Made in bronze with large bowl in glazed and decorated artistic glass. Very decorative and large perfect for you...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Wall Lights and Sconces

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Bronze

Fine Pair Doré Etched Bow Bronze Louis XVI Lantern Fixtures Curved Glass Panels
By Edward F. Caldwell & Co.
Located in Roslyn, NY
An elegant pair of doré bronze five-light lanterns with etched ribbed bronze trim on top and bottom of the lanterns are fluted reed trim with cross bows around a curved glass panel a...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Louis XVI Chandeliers and Pendants

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Bronze

Art Deco Lantern by Barovier e Toso in Murano Glass, circa 1930
By Barovier&Toso
Located in Merida, Yucatan
Beautiful three-light Art Deco pendant lantern by Barovier e Toso in hand blown Murano glass and brass (can be polished if desired) circa 1930. The glass is done in the 'Bullicante'...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Murano Hand Blown Glass in Wrought Iron Frame Pendant or Lantern, Venice, Italy
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
A lovely vintage Venetian hand blown clear glass in wrought iron frame pendant or lantern, Italy, 1930s. This pendant is for indoor and outdoor use. One E27 light socket for a large...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Wrought Iron, Metal

1930s Eight-Arms Italian Art Deco Pendant Lighting in Gilt & Laquered Brass
Located in Vigonza, Padua
Italian Art Deco eight-arms chandelier from the 1930s. Curved brass arms are decorated in the final part with leafy and curly details. Each arm culminates in a spiral lacquered resin...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Lantern, 1930s, Brass and Glass
By Fontana Arte, Gio Ponti, Pietro Chiesa
Located in Vienna, AT
Fine Italian brass and glass lantern from the 1930s. Two original brass and ceramic E27 sockets with new wiring. Height without the chain is approximately 17inches/43cm.
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Lanterns

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Brass

Italian Copper Chandelier, 1930s
By Gio Ponti, Osvaldo Borsani, Guglielmo Ulrich
Located in Vienna, AT
Rare Italian copper chandelier from the 1930s. Body height approximately 10inches/24cm. E14 sockets with new wiring.
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Copper

  • Italian Copper Chandelier, 1930s
  • Italian Copper Chandelier, 1930s
  • Italian Copper Chandelier, 1930s
  • Italian Copper Chandelier, 1930s
H 34.26 in. Dm 10.24 in.
Spectacular Murano Italy, 1930s Floor Lamp
By Venini, Gio Ponti
Located in Milan, IT
Spectacular Murano, 1930s floor lamp. Attributed to Gio Ponti.
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Floor Lamps

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Chrome

Pair of Italian 1930s Alabaster Lamps
By Cooperativa Artieri dell’Alabastro 1
Located in New York, NY
A translucent alabaster lamp of the same model was featured in the July 1938 issue of Domus magazine, which was established and edited by Gio Ponti. They were made in the Volterra wo...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Neoclassical Table Lamps

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Alabaster

  • Pair of Italian 1930s Alabaster Lamps
  • Pair of Italian 1930s Alabaster Lamps
  • Pair of Italian 1930s Alabaster Lamps
  • Pair of Italian 1930s Alabaster Lamps
H 12.25 in. W 10 in. D 4.75 in.
Pair of 1930s Italian Polychrome Floor Lamps
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of 1930s Italian carved polychrome floor lamps with a shell motif. They were originally torchieres and have been converted to floor lamps. The shades are included and are handma...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Floor Lamps

Italian 1930s Wrought Iron Snakes Floor Lamp
Located in Milan, IT
Splendid Italian 1930s Wrought Iron Snakes Floor Lamp. Adjustable light direction.
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Floor Lamps

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Wrought Iron

  • Italian 1930s Wrought Iron Snakes Floor Lamp
  • Italian 1930s Wrought Iron Snakes Floor Lamp
  • Italian 1930s Wrought Iron Snakes Floor Lamp
  • Italian 1930s Wrought Iron Snakes Floor Lamp
H 49.22 in. W 17.33 in. D 14.97 in.
1930s Italian Design Suspension Light
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Italian design suspension light. Manufactured in Italy, circa 1930s. Crystal beads, brass. Custom brass ceiling plate. Wired for U.S. standards. We recommend eight E14 40w maximum bu...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Brass

Italian, 1930s Art Deco Chandelier
Located in New York, NY
A wonderful example of Italian, 1930s Art Deco and Fascist period lighting in an elegant and clean design. A total of six arms laid out in a square format when seen from below. Four ...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

  • Italian, 1930s Art Deco Chandelier
  • Italian, 1930s Art Deco Chandelier
  • Italian, 1930s Art Deco Chandelier
  • Italian, 1930s Art Deco Chandelier
H 52 in. W 15.5 in. D 20.5 in.
Italian 1930s Futurist Pendant Chandelier
Located in New York, NY
A rare original 1930s Italian futurist pendant done in copper that has aged with a wonderful bronze finish. It has an original decorative glass pole cover and canopy. Newly wired.
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Vintage 1930s Italian Futurist Chandeliers and Pendants

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Copper

Italian 1930s Futurist Pendant Chandelier
Located in New York, NY
A rare original 1930s Italian Futurist pendant done in copper that has aged with a wonderful bronze finish. It has an original decorative glass pole cover and canopy. Newly wired.
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Vintage 1930s Italian Futurist Chandeliers and Pendants

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Copper

Pair of Italian Art Deco Gilt Bronze Satin Glass Lanterns, 1930s
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
Pair of beautiful and elegant Art Deco lanterns, Italy, 1930-1939. Solid bronze parcel brass with cone shaped satin glass shade. Each lantern takes one E27 large sized bulb up to 10...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Lanterns

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Brass, Bronze

Pair of Italian Art Deco Gilt Bronze Satin Glass Lanterns, 1930s
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
Pair of beautiful and elegant Art Deco lanterns, Italy, 1930-1939. Solid bronze parcel brass with cone shaped satin glass shade. Each lantern takes one E27 large sized bulb up to 100...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Lanterns

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Bronze, Brass

Venini 'Filigrana' Glass Lantern, Italy, 1930s
By Venini
Located in Milan, IT
Splendid Venini 'Filigrana' glass lantern, Italy, 1930s.
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Large Italian 1930s Murano Glass Pendant
Located in Milan, IT
Italian 1930s Murano glass lantern.
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Italian Twisted Glass Cane and Brass 1930s Floor Lamp
Located in New York, NY
A truly stunning, unique and beautiful design is this exceptional Italian floor lamp made of Murano glass and brass. The top portion of the lamp is a hand twisted glass cane. The gla...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Floor Lamps

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Brass

Ercole Barovier Crepuscolo Murano Table Lamp, Italy, 1930s
By Ercole Barovier
Located in Munich, DE
Small table lamp with massive glass and brown color obtained with ashes of steel wool. Applied clear glass medallions with original linen shade. Designed by Ercole Barovier, Italy, 1...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Italian 1930s Art Deco Copper Light Fixture
Located in New York, NY
Clean in design with the influence of German Bauhaus is this Italian 1930s pendant light. It has an Industrial Art Deco style with the use of copper tubes and the clean geometric des...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Copper

Four-Light Italian Crystal Chandelier, circa 1930s
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Italian four-light pewter finished metal chandelier adorned with various crystals including etched crystals with a star pattern. The chandelier is newly rewired with cream colored dr...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Rococo Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Metal

Italian 1930s Lyrical Giltwood Chandelier
Located in New York, NY
Italian gilt carved wood six-arm chandelier with original ceiling cap, circa 1930s.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Giltwood

Italian 1930s Venetian Murano Chandelier
By Gio Ponti, Fontana Arte
Located in New York, NY
Italian 1930s Venetian Murano attributed to Fontana Arte chandelier with round shade etched with neoclassic designs and frosted glass and chrome section and stem (designed by Gio Pon...
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Early 20th Century Italian Neoclassical Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Four-Dish Chandelier, Italy, Art Moderne, 1930s
Located in New York, NY
Four glass dishes, etched with stylized weaths, mounted to a long, illuminated chrome structure with similarly etched glass walls, containing four slats of glass, hanging from two ch...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Nickel

1930s Barovier Italian Art Deco Murano Glass Table Lamp
By Barovier
Located in Brescia, IT
"Bollicine" Murano glass Perfect condiction.
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

Pair of Art Deco lights from 1930s Italian train
Located in London, GB
Bold Art Deco table lights from Italian train compartment, 1930's
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Vintage 1930s Italian Table Lamps

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Chrome

Pair of Art Deco lights from 1930s Italian train
H 11.25 in. W 20.75 in. D 21 in.
Fontana Arte Attrib. Nickel-Plated Brass Table Lamp, Italy, 1930s
By Fontana Arte
Located in Naples, IT
Table lamp with nickel-plated brass structure and glass diffuser, elegant design attributable to Fontana Arte.
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Vintage 1930s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

1930s Art Deco White and Gold Ceramic Italian Table Lamp
Located in Aci Castello, IT
This is a white and gold ceramic table lamp, fully restored electrical parts. It works with both 110 and 220 Volt and needs regular bulb.
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Table Lamps

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Metal

Venetian Crystal and Bronze Chandelier, Italy, circa 1930s
Located in Wiesbaden, Hessen
Wonderful large three-light bowl shaped chandelier , Italy, circa 1930s. This beautiful fixture is handcrafted of hundreds of venetian crystal flowers supported by antique bronzed c...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Empire Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Brass

Italian Midcentury Black Metal Table Lamp with Tiltable Lampshade, 1930s
Located in MIlano, IT
Italian midcentury black metal table lamp with tiltable lampshade, 1930s Black metal table lamp with tiltable lampshade. Good condition, some defects on the metal. Measures: 37 x...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass

Monumental Italian 1930s Art Deco Wall Lamp
By Franco Buzzi
Located in Milan, IT
Monumental Italian six-light 1930s Art Deco wall lamp attributed to Franco Buzzi.
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

  • Monumental Italian 1930s Art Deco Wall Lamp
  • Monumental Italian 1930s Art Deco Wall Lamp
  • Monumental Italian 1930s Art Deco Wall Lamp
  • Monumental Italian 1930s Art Deco Wall Lamp
H 27.56 in. W 11.82 in. D 4.73 in.
Vintage Italian Art Deco Pendant w/ Pink Murano Glass, 1930s
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Vintage Italian Art Deco pendant with hand blown pink Murano glass plate mounted on brass hardware, made in Italy, circa 1930’s.
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Vintage 1930s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Pair of 1930s Italian Neoclassical Parcel-Gilt Candleholder Table Lamps
Located in San Francisco, CA
A pair of 1930s Italian neoclassical-style parcel-gilt plaster and wood candleholder table lamps. Stately architectural form of stylized urn body with a trio of candleholders on a s...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Neoclassical Table Lamps

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Gold Leaf

Pair of Circa 1930s Neoclassical Hand Carved Alabaster Lamps, Marked "Italy"
Located in Atlanta, GA
Pair of circa 1930s neoclassical hand carved Alabaster lamps, grand scale, marked "Italy" on bases.
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Vintage 1930s Italian Neoclassical Table Lamps

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Alabaster

Large Italian Handcrafted Geometric Clear Glass Copper Four-Light Lantern, 1930s
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
A large clear glass and copper lantern, Mid-Century Modern and Minimalist craftsmanship, Italy, 1930-1939. Geometric design with framed glass panels with a copper frame connecting to...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Art Deco Lanterns

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Brass, Copper

Large Italian Handcrafted Geometric Clear Glass Copper Four-Light Lantern, 1930s
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
A large clear glass and copper lantern, Mid-Century Modern and Minimalist craftsmanship, Italy, 1930-1939. Geometric design with framed glass panels with a copper frame connecting to...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Art Deco Lanterns

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Brass, Copper

Large Italian Handcrafted Geometric Clear Glass Copper Four-Light Lantern, 1930s
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
A large clear glass and copper lantern, Mid-Century Modern and Minimalist craftsmanship, Italy, 1930-1939. Geometric design with framed glass panels with a copper frame connecting to...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Art Deco Lanterns

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Brass, Copper

Italian Murano Glass Wrought Iron Seven-Light Chandelier, 1930s
By Compagnia Di Venezia E Murano (C.V.M.)
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
Italian six-arm Murano glass chandelier with painted wrought iron flowers and leaf decoration, bowl base of Murano glass flowers and six bunch of grapes shape shades of Murano glass ...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Wrought Iron

Art Deco Italian Chrome and "Incamiciato" Glass Chandelier, 1930s
Located in Cerignola, Italy Puglia
Art Deco chandelier made in Italy in the 1930s. The structure is in chromed metal and wood, the bowls in Murano glass "Incamiciato" with two layers of glass, white inside and green o...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Italian Murano Glass Wrought Iron Seven-Light Chandelier, 1930s
By Compagnia Di Venezia E Murano (C.V.M.)
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
Italian six-arm Murano glass chandelier with painted wrought iron flowers and leaf decoration, bowl base of Murano glass flowers and six bunch of grapes shape shades of Murano Glass ...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Wrought Iron

Italian Art Deco Murano Glass Three-Light Chandelier, 1930s
Located in Barntrup, DE
Beautiful Italian Art Deco style Murano transparent white glass chandelier from the 1930s. Three arms each with one socket for the E 27 light bulb. Measures: Height is 26.37 in / 67 ...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

1930s Italian desk lamp with bronze foot and green enameled shade
Located in Maastricht, NL
An Italian desk lamp standing on a heavy, sculpted bronze foot and an excellent condition dark green enameled metal shade. Rewired and ready for immediate use.
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Vintage 1930s Italian Industrial Table Lamps

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Bronze, Metal

1930s Art Deco Standing Lamp, Thick Glasses, Style of Fontana Arte, Italy
By Fontana Arte
Located in Girona, ES
Art Deco standing lamp, two thick glass plates, six lights, French polished wood Stand, brass accessories. In the style of Fontana Arte. Italy, circa 1930.
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Floor Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Giltwood Italian Mirrored Sconces, circa 1930s
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of two light giltwood Italian mirrored sconces with beautiful carved details throughout. The sconces are newly rewired with drip wax candle covers and are ready to install.
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Vintage 1930s Italian Rococo Wall Lights and Sconces

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Mirror, Giltwood

Seguso Table Lamp Murano Glass, 1930, Italy
By Seguso
Located in Milano, IT
Seguso table lamp Murano glass, 1930, Italy.
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

Seguso Table Lamps 1930 Brass Glass, Italy
By Seguso Vetri d'Arte
Located in Milano, IT
Rare table lamps Seguso 1930 brass glass, Italy.
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Vintage 1930s Italian Other Table Lamps

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Glass

Italian Crystal Beaded Chandelier with Emerald Crystal Flowers, circa 1930s
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Italian six light Rococo style crystal beaded and gilt metal chandelier with emerald green crystal flowers throughout. The fixture is newly rewired with drip wax candle covers, new c...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Rococo Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal

Seguso Chandelier Brass Glass, 1930, Italy
By Seguso
Located in Milano, IT
Seguso chandelier brass glass, 1930, Italy.
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

  • Seguso Chandelier Brass Glass, 1930, Italy
  • Seguso Chandelier Brass Glass, 1930, Italy
  • Seguso Chandelier Brass Glass, 1930, Italy
  • Seguso Chandelier Brass Glass, 1930, Italy
H 41.34 in. W 26.38 in. D 9.65 in.
Osvaldo Borsani Telescopic Wall Lamp for ABV, Italy, 1930s
By Arredamenti Borsani, Osvaldo Borsani
Located in Milan, IT
Rare Osvaldo Borsani telescopic wall lamp for Arredamenti Borsani Varedo ABV.
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

Maria Theresa Chandelier in Transparent Murano Glass, Italy, 1930s
Located in Villaverla, IT
Maria Theresa chandelier in transparent Murano glass, Italy, 1930s. This chandelier is simply astonishing. The framework is in golden iron, surrounded by transparent Murano glass. T...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Cut Glass, Murano Glass

Pair of Italian Murano Glass Flower Chandeliers, circa 1930s
Located in Rijssen, NL
Beautiful Italian glass chandeliers. Glass in may shades of light green, blue and amber are individually attached to a basket with wire. Attached to a bronze colored frame seen from ...
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Vintage 1930s European Empire Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

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1930s Italian Lighting For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the piece of 1930s Italian lighting you’re looking for. An item from our selection of 1930s Italian lighting — often made from metal, glass and brass — can elevate any home. Whether you’re looking for newer or older items, there are earlier versions available from the 19th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 20th Century. A choice in our collection of 1930s Italian lighting, designed in the Art Deco, Mid-Century Modern or Rococo style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. A well-made object in our assortment of 1930s Italian lighting has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Ercole Barovier, Venini and Barovier&Toso are consistently popular.

How Much is a 1930s Italian Lighting?

Prices for a piece of 1930s Italian lighting start at $1 and top out at $78,000 with the average selling for $3,692.

Finding the Right Lighting for You

The right table lamp, outwardly sculptural chandelier or understated wall pendant can work wonders for your home. While we’re indebted to thinkers like Thomas Edison for critically important advancements in lighting and electricity, we’re still finding new ways to customize illumination to fit our personal spaces all these years later. 

Today, lighting designers like the self-taught Bec Brittain have used the flexible structure of LEDs to craft glamorous solutions by working with what is typically considered a harsh lighting source. By integrating glass and mirrors, reflection can be used to soften the glow from LEDs and warmly welcome light into any space.

Although contemporary innovators continue to impress, some of the classics can’t be beat. 

Just as gazing at the stars allows you to glimpse the universe’s past, vintage chandeliers like those designed by Gino Sarfatti and J. & L. Lobmeyr, for example, put on a similarly stunning show, each with a rich story to tell. As dazzling as it is, the Arco lamp, on the other hand, prioritizes functionality — it’s wholly mobile, no drilling required. Designed in 1962 by architect-product designers Achille & Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, the piece takes the traditional form of a streetlamp and creates an elegant, arching floor fixture for at-home use. There is no shortage of modernist lighting similarly prized by collectors and casual enthusiasts alike — the Tripod floor lamp by T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, Greta Magnusson-Grossman's sleek and minimalist Grasshopper lamps and, of course, the wealth of postwar experimental lighting that emerged from Italian artisans at Arredoluce, FLOS and many more are hallmarks in illumination innovation. 

With decades of design evolution behind it, home lighting is no longer just practical. Crystalline shaping by designers like Gabriel Scott turns every lighting apparatus into a luxury accessory. A new installation doesn’t merely showcase a space; carefully chosen ceiling lights, table lamps and floor lamps can create a mood, spotlight a favorite piece or highlight your unique personality.

The sparkle that your space has been missing is waiting for you amid the growing collection of antique, vintage and contemporary lighting on 1stDibs.