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Curved Glass and Brass Chandelier, Italy, 1940s
Located in New York, NY
Rectangular curved clear glass chandelier with brass trim. Three brass sockets and brass strips at the four edges. Canopy is included. Recently rewired.
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Vintage 1940s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Opal Glass and Brass Chandelier, Italy, 1950s
By Stilnovo
Located in Berlin, DE
Organic sputnik chandelier Milano 1950s Stilnovo type with 13 lights (E14) Brass and elliptical opal glass globes This sputnik chandelier is a timeless and elegant masterpiece of...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Venini Camer Glass and Brass Tiered Waterfall Chandelier, Italy
By Venini, Camer Glass
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Large and Grand round Mid-Century Modern glass and brass seven-tier waterfall chandelier in the style of Venini Camer, Italy. This impressive sculptural wedding cake chandelier is co...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Metal

Italian Brass and Glass Chandelier
Located in Antwerp, BE
Italian Hollywood regency 5-light chandelier in brass and glass. Measures: Diameter 55 cm. Height fixture 45 cm. Total height with the chain is 65 cm.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

  • Italian Brass and Glass Chandelier
  • Italian Brass and Glass Chandelier
  • Italian Brass and Glass Chandelier
  • Italian Brass and Glass Chandelier
H 25.6 in. Dm 21.66 in.
Italian Glass and Brass Chandelier
Located in Antwerp, BE
Italian glass and brass chandelier. Diameter: 40 cm. Height: 65 cm. Total height with the chain: 100 cm. Four E14 bulbs.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

  • Italian Glass and Brass Chandelier
  • Italian Glass and Brass Chandelier
  • Italian Glass and Brass Chandelier
  • Italian Glass and Brass Chandelier
H 39.38 in. Dm 15.75 in.
Glass Prism and Brass Frame Pyramid Chandelier by Camer
By Camer Glass
Located in New York, NY
A sparkling chandelier with diamond shaped glass prism elements on a circular brass frame, stepping down to form an upside-down pyramid. By Camer. Italian, circa 1960.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Glass and Brass Chandelier
Located in Antwerp, BE
Italian glass and brass chandelier. Height fixture:55 cm. Total height with the chain:90 cm. Diameter:55 cm.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

  • Italian Glass and Brass Chandelier
  • Italian Glass and Brass Chandelier
  • Italian Glass and Brass Chandelier
  • Italian Glass and Brass Chandelier
H 14.57 in. Dm 21.66 in.
Italian Brass and Glass Chandelier
Located in Rome, IT
Mid-Century Modern pendant lamp, manufactured in Italy in the 1940s This ceiling lamp is made of brass frame with its original patina, brass details, glass shade and metal white ivo...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

  • Italian Brass and Glass Chandelier
  • Italian Brass and Glass Chandelier
  • Italian Brass and Glass Chandelier
  • Italian Brass and Glass Chandelier
H 37.8 in. W 15.95 in. D 11.82 in.
Monumental Pair of Italian Modern Brass, Enameled, and Glass Chandeliers, Murano
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Miami, FL
Monumental pair of Italian modern brass, enameled, and hand blown glass sputnik chandeliers, the triangular handblown glass "Spikes" emanating from a central brass and enameled orb. ...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Italian Murano Glass and Brass Chandelier
Located in Antwerp, BE
Italian Murano glass and brass chandelier. Measures: Diameter: 42 cm. Height fixture 42 cm. Total height with the chain: 75 cm.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Brass and Frosted Glass Chandelier
Located in Vilnius, LT
Italian polished brass chandelier with frosted glass shades. This chandelier includes 12 pieces E14 bulbs. It is in a very good condition.   
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

  • Italian Brass and Frosted Glass Chandelier
  • Italian Brass and Frosted Glass Chandelier
  • Italian Brass and Frosted Glass Chandelier
  • Italian Brass and Frosted Glass Chandelier
H 44.1 in. W 47.25 in. D 21.26 in.
Italian Brass and Frosted Glass Chandelier
Located in Vilnius, LT
Italian chandelier is made of polished brass and frosted glass. This chandelier includes 10 pieces E14 bulbs. It is in a very good condition.  
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Murano Glass and Brass Chandelier
Located in Antwerp, BE
Italian Murano glass and brass chandelier. Measures: Diameter:42 cm. Height fixture 42 cm. Total height with the chain:75 cm.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Chandelier, Glass and Brass, 1940s
Located in Brussels, BE
Italian chandelier, glass and brass, 1940s.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Contemporary Italian Brass and Glass Chandelier
Located in London, London
Brass framed ceiling light Eight glass diffused circular light points Made to order in Italy Contemporary.
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and...

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Brass

  • Contemporary Italian Brass and Glass Chandelier
  • Contemporary Italian Brass and Glass Chandelier
  • Contemporary Italian Brass and Glass Chandelier
  • Contemporary Italian Brass and Glass Chandelier
H 40.16 in. W 32.68 in. D 32.68 in.
Midcentury Italian Brass and Glass Chandelier
By Fontana Arte
Located in Miami, FL
A beautiful glass and brass chandelier designed by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Midcentury Glass and Brass Italian Chandeliers
Located in London, GB
Midcentury glass and brass Italian chandelier, in the 1950s style, the six curved glass arms with brass collars and opal glass shades issuing from central brass stem. Five available,...
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Petite Italian Brass and Glass Chandelier
By Arredoluce
Located in Atlanta, GA
Petite Italian Brass and Glass Chandelier, Italy, circa 1950's. Very sculptural form executed in brass and white and gold glass. The brass has been hand polished and lacquered. This ...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

  • Petite Italian Brass and Glass Chandelier
  • Petite Italian Brass and Glass Chandelier
  • Petite Italian Brass and Glass Chandelier
  • Petite Italian Brass and Glass Chandelier
H 27 in. W 15 in. D 14.5 in.
Italian Murano Glass and Brass Chandelier
Located in Antwerp, BE
Italian Murano glass and brass six-arm chandelier. The light created by this chandelier is very pleasant and ambient. The light requires six single E14 screw fit lightbulbs (60Watt ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Gilt Brass and Glass Chandelier
Located in Antwerp, BE
Hollywood Regency style gilt brass and glass chandelier. Diameter 50 cm. Height 70 cm.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Elegant Italian Brass and Glass Chandelier
Located in Antwerp, BE
Astounding chandelier of glass and brass in the style of Leleu, Arbus, and Poillerat. The light requires six single E27 screw fit lightbulbs (60Watt max.) LED compatible. Measu...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Brass and Glass Bubble Chandeliers
Located in New York, NY
Italian chandelier 'modern' whose brass frame forms five concentric circles from which rods adorned with bubble form glass balls emanate in vertical suspension. Priced each, two c...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and...

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Brass

Midcentury Murano Glass and Brass Frame Six Leaf Chandelier
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in New York, NY
A vintage Italian chandelier, with six curled white Murano glass leaves, rendered through Sommerso technique, set in holders joined to a brass frame, suspended by a rod and circular ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Brass and Glass Long Chandelier
Located in Brussels, BE
Italian brass and glass long chandelier.
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Italian Brass and Glass Chandelier by Sciolari
By Gaetano Sciolari
Located in Antwerp, BE
Italian brass and glass chandelier by Sciolari. Eight E14 bulbs. Measures: Diameter 60 cm. Height 110 cm.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Murano Glass and Brass Chandelier
By J.T. Kalmar
Located in Antwerp, BE
Italian Murano glass and brass chandelier or pendant light. The light requires three single E27 screw fit lightbulbs (60Watt max.) LED compatible. The height of the glass is 5.91 in...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Gaetano Sciolari Italian Brass and Glass Chandelier
By Gaetano Sciolari, Stilnovo, Lightolier, Gerald Thurston, Sciolari Lighting
Located in Houston, TX
Large 12-light Italian Mid-Century Modern brass and glass loop chandelier by Gaetano Sciolari. This Italian Hollywood Regency brass and glass chandelier has been newly wired for the ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Gaetano Sciolari Italian Brass and Glass Chandelier
By Gaetano Sciolari, Stilnovo, Lightolier, Gerald Thurston, Sciolari Lighting
Located in Houston, TX
Large 12-light Italian Mid-Century Modern brass and glass loop chandelier attributed to Gaetano Sciolari. This Italian Hollywood Regency brass and glass chandelier or lantern has bee...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Murano Glass and Brass Chandelier, 1970s, Italy
Located in Antwerp, BE
Italian Murano glass and brass eight-arms chandelier. Measures: Diameter 70 cm. Height 70 cm. Eight E14 bulbs.  
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Barovier Chandelier, Glass and Brass, Italy, 1940s
By Ercole Barovier
Located in Vienna, AT
A beautiful Italian Art Deco pendant light/chandelier by Ercole Barovier, manufactured in 1940s. It is made of clear Murano glass and brass. The brass has a wonderful warm natural ag...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

  • Barovier Chandelier, Glass and Brass, Italy, 1940s
  • Barovier Chandelier, Glass and Brass, Italy, 1940s
  • Barovier Chandelier, Glass and Brass, Italy, 1940s
  • Barovier Chandelier, Glass and Brass, Italy, 1940s
H 43.31 in. W 25.99 in. D 20.87 in.
Italian Chandelier with Brass and Smoked Glass
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Chandelier in the style of Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte, glass, metal and brass, Italy, 1950s Wonderful Italian chandelier, featuring six arms made of brass with also six-light poin...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

  • Italian Chandelier with Brass and Smoked Glass
  • Italian Chandelier with Brass and Smoked Glass
  • Italian Chandelier with Brass and Smoked Glass
  • Italian Chandelier with Brass and Smoked Glass
H 43.31 in. W 18.9 in. D 18.9 in.
Italian Chandelier, 1950s, Satin Glass and Brass
By Arredoluce, Stilnovo
Located in Vienna, AT
Modernist 1950s Italian three-arm chandelier in Classic midcentury color scheme of brass, black and white. Since the stem is composed of two parts this can be easily configured for l...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Steel, Brass

Italian Chandelier in Brass and Murano Glass
Located in Antwerp, BE
Italian chandelier in brass and Murano glass. Measures: Diameter 48 cm. Height fixture 40 cm. Total height 100 cm. Six E14 bulbs.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Murano Glass and Brass Chandelier
Located in Antwerp, BE
Italian amber Murano glass and brass chandelier. Diameter 43 cm. Height fixture 35 cm. Total height including the chain and canopy 88 cm. The light requires five single E27 scre...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Brass and Glass Chandelier by Sciolari
By Gaetano Sciolari
Located in Antwerp, BE
Italian brass and glass chandelier by Sciolari. Eight E14 bulbs. Diameter 60 cm. Height 110 cm.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Magestic Italian Glass and Brass Sputnik Chandelier
By Cenedese
Located in Miami, FL
A spectacular blown Murano glass and brass chandelier with 220 textured blown glass pieces.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Suspension in Murano Glass
By Vintage Italian Glass
Located in Saint-Ouen (PARIS), FR
Vintage suspension in brass and smoked Murano glass, entirely restored. (3 pieces available), Italy.
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

  • Suspension in Murano Glass
  • Suspension in Murano Glass
  • Suspension in Murano Glass
  • Suspension in Murano Glass
H 43.31 in. Dm 11.03 in.
Italian Brass and Murano Glass Teardrop Chandelier
Located in Antwerp, BE
Italian brass and Murano glass teardrop chandelier. Measure: Diameter 32 cm. Height fixture 50 cm. Total height with the chain 70 cm.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Chandelier, Brass and Glass, ca 1960´s
Located in Frankfurt / Dreieich, DE
Beautiful Glass and Brass 12 Arm Chandelier from Italy, early 1960`s. Very good Condition. Worldwide shipping
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Vintage 1950s Italian Brass and Glass Chandelier
Located in Antwerp, BE
This vintage 1950s Italian chandelier has six arms and lights and is made of brass and black metal with hand blown shades. Measures: Height 70 cm. Diameter 70 cm.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Glass and Brass Italian Midcentury Chandelier
Located in Carpaneto Piacentino, Italy
Very chic glass and brass chandelier. 6 lights, each bulb is supported by a brass base, a glass plate and another elegant brass detail. Excellent condition.  
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Vintage 1940s Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Art Glass Shades and Brass Chandelier
By Fontana Arte
Located in Stamford, CT
12-arm brass chandelier, art glass shades in excellent condition, Italy, circa 1950s. Newly polished, rewired, adjustable height.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Chandelier, Brass and Opaline Glass
Located in Lyon, FR
Nice chandelier made of brass, opaline glass and glass shade.
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Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

  • Italian Chandelier, Brass and Opaline Glass
  • Italian Chandelier, Brass and Opaline Glass
  • Italian Chandelier, Brass and Opaline Glass
  • Italian Chandelier, Brass and Opaline Glass
H 37.41 in. W 37.41 in. D 13.39 in.
Italian Opalescent Glass Chandelier after Sabino
By Sabino Art Glass
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Italian opalescent glass chandelier after Sabino. Four arms. Eight lights total, lights also located inside the bottom plafonia and inside the upper brass cup.
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Vintage 1950s French Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Brass and Murano Opaline Glass Chandelier
Located in Antwerp, BE
Italian Murano opaline glass and brass chandelier. Measures: Diameter 80 cm. Height 85 cm.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Glass & Brass Chandelier, Italy 1950s
Located in Frankfurt / Dreieich, DE
Nice Chandelier from the late 50s, Italy. Glass and Brass. Very good Condition!
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Murano Opaline Glass and Brass Chandelier
Located in Antwerp, BE
Italian chandelier in brass and Murano opaline glass. Measures: Diameter 80 cm; Height 85 cm.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Brass and Glass Chandelier by Sciolari, Italy, 1960s
By Sciolari Lighting
Located in SAINT-OUEN, FR
Chandelier ceiling pendant light fixture brass and frosted glass tube by Sciolari. Famous design like Reggiani, stilnovo, arteluce.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

  • Brass and Glass Chandelier by Sciolari, Italy, 1960s
  • Brass and Glass Chandelier by Sciolari, Italy, 1960s
  • Brass and Glass Chandelier by Sciolari, Italy, 1960s
  • Brass and Glass Chandelier by Sciolari, Italy, 1960s
H 35.44 in. W 20.87 in. D 20.87 in.
Vintage Suspension in Murano Glass
By Vintage Italian Glass
Located in Saint-Ouen (PARIS), FR
Vintage suspension in brass and smoked Murano glass, entirely restored. (3 pieces available), Italy, 1970s.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

  • Vintage Suspension in Murano Glass
  • Vintage Suspension in Murano Glass
  • Vintage Suspension in Murano Glass
  • Vintage Suspension in Murano Glass
H 43.31 in. Dm 11.03 in.
Italian Swirl Glass Globe and Brass Pendant Chandelier
Located in Chicago, IL
A stunning Italian hand blown Murano glass globe pendant chandelier, circa 1950s. A 14" diameter clear glass sphere with spiraled white stripe. Conical brass suspension hardware and ...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Brass and Murano Glass Flower and Butterfly Chandelier
Located in Antwerp, BE
Italian brass chandelier with Murano glass flowers and crystal and brass butterfly. The light requires four single E14 screw fit lightbulbs (60Watt max.) LED compatible. Diameter 4...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Chandelier, circa 1960, Curved Glass and Brass
By Fontana Arte, Max Ingrand, Pietro Chiesa
Located in Vienna, AT
Rare Italian modernist chandelier, circa 1960. All brass structure with large curved clear glass panes. Each glass has a large opening with an etched starburst motif from which the b...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Vintage Italian Murano Glass and Brass 6-Light Chandelier
Located in Dallas, TX
Elegant vintage Italian Murano glass and brass 6-light chandelier. Beautiful sparkling gold colored glass creates a polished look. Exquisite!
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Mid-20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Brass Chandelier with Lilies and Cranberry Glass
Located in Antwerp, BE
Beautiful six-light chandelier with lilies and centre bowl is clear cranberry glass. Measures: Diameter 55 cm. Height 85 cm. Six E14 bulbs.  
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Early 20th Century Italian Art Nouveau Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Midcentury Brass and Opaque Glass Chandelier
By Stilnovo
Located in London, GB
An elegant Italian midcentury brass chandelier with eight arms and cylindrical opaque shades.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Art Nouveau Murano Glass and Brass Chandelier
Located in Antwerp, BE
Art Deco waterfall chandelier with mother of pearl colored glass drops, Italy, 1900-1930 The light requires twelve single E14 screw fit lightbulbs (60Watt max.) LED compatible. ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Midcentury Brass and Murano Glass Italian Chandelier, 1940s
Located in Cerignola, Italy Puglia
This 8-light chandelier, from the first half of the century, with the mouth-blown glass cups, the structure is in brass, enriched by a beautiful hand-engraved glass representing a se...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Contemporary Italian Brass and Grey Glass Chandelier
Located in London, London
Brass chandelier Grey glass shades Made to order in Italy.
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and...

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Brass

Italian Murano Glass and Brass Chandelier by Venini
By Venini
Located in Palm Springs, CA
For your consideration a glamorous 1970s Italian Murano glass and brass “Tronchi” chandelier by Venini. Newly rewired. The chandelier takes eight candelabra light bulbs and one regul...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Brass Gilt and Murano Glass Teardrop Chandelier
Located in Antwerp, BE
Elegant Italian brass and glass chandelier with five lights. Measures: Diameter 40 cm. Height fixture 45 cm. Total height 70 cm. Four E14 bulbs.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

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Finding the Right Chandeliers Pendant Lights for You

Chandeliers — simple in form, inspired by candelabras and originally made of wood or iron — first made an appearance in early churches. For those wealthy enough to afford them for their homes in the medieval period, a chandelier's suspended lights likely exuded imminent danger, as lit candles served as the light source for fixtures of the era. Things have thankfully changed since then.

While gas lighting during the late 18th century represented an upgrade for chandeliers — and gas lamps would long inspire Danish architect and pioneering modernist lighting designer Poul Henningsen — it would eventually be replaced with the familiar electric lighting of today.

The key difference between a pendant and a chandelier is that a pendant incorporates only a single bulb into its design. Don’t mistake this for simplicity, however. An Art Deco–styled homage to Sputnik from Murano glass artisans Giovanni Dalla Fina (note: there is more than one lighting fixture named for the iconic mid-century-era satellite — see Gino Sarfatti’s design too), with handcrafted decorative elements supported by a chrome frame, is just one stunning example of the elaborate engineering that can be incorporated into every component of a chandelier.

Chandeliers have evolved over time, but their classic elegance has remained unchanged. Not only does the right chandelier prove stunning, but it can also offer a certain sense of practicality. These fixtures can easily illuminate an entire space, while their elevated position prevents them from creating glare or straining one’s eyes. Certain materials, like glass, can complement naturally lit settings without stealing the show. Brass, on the other hand, can introduce an alluring, warm glow. While LEDs have earned a bad reputation for their perceived harsh bluish lights and a loss of brightness over their life span, the right design choices can help harness their lighting potential and create the perfect mood. A careful approach to lighting can transform your room into a peaceful and cozy nook, ideal for napping, reading or working.

For midsize spaces, a wall light or sconce can pull the room together and get the lighting job done. Perforated steel rings underneath five bands of handspun aluminum support a rich diffusion of light within Alvar Aalto's Beehive pendant light, but if you’re looking to brighten a more modest room, perhaps a minimalist solution is what you’re after. The mid-century modern furniture designer Charlotte Perriand devised her CP-1 wall lamps in the 1960s, in which a repositioning of sheet-metal plates can redirect light as needed.

The versatility and variability of these lighting staples mean that, when it comes to finding something like the perfect chandelier, you’ll never be left hanging. From the whimsical — like the work of Beau & Bien’s Sylvie Maréchal, frequently inspired by her dreams — to the classic beauty of Paul Ferrante's fixtures, there is a style for every room. With designs for pendants and chandeliers across eras, colors and materials, you’ll never run out of options to explore on 1stDibs.