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Italian Vintage Murano Chandelier, 24 Glass Rondini
By Mazzega
Located in Gaiarine Frazione Francenigo (TV), IT
Italian vintage Murano chandelier made by 24 glass petals "rondini" (transparent crystal, smooth outside, with crystal powder and then rough inside.) in a chrome frame. Period: 19...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Italian Vintage Murano Chandelier, 50 Glass Rondini
Located in Gaiarine Frazione Francenigo (TV), IT
Rare Italian vintage Murano chandelier. The fixture is made up of 41 individual hand blown glass elements hanging (transparent and white “lattimo”) from a chrome frame. Each piece cl...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Italian Murano Six-Tier Felci Glass Chandelier, 52 Glasses
By Barovier&Toso
Located in Gaiarine Frazione Francenigo (TV), IT
Beautiful and huge Italian Murano chandelier composed of 52 splendid transparent glasses that give a very elegant look Period: 1970s Dimensions: 55.10 inches (140 cm) height with cha...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Pair of Disc Murano Glass Chandeliers by Vistosi Style
By Vistosi
Located in Budapest, HU
Vistosi midcentury pink discs Murano glass Italian chandeliers. Spectacular pair chandeliers by Vistosi made in Murano formed by 23 pink discs of precious Murano glass are arrange...
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Late 20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Majestic Pair of Murano Chandeliers, Murano
By Venini
Located in Budapest, HU
Fantastic pair of Murano chandeliers by 86 Murano crystal transparent prism in a nickel metal frame. The shape of this chandelier is spiral. Period: late 20th century Dimensions: 6...
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Late 20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Venini "Reticello" Chandelier, Murano, 1940
By Venini
Located in Budapest, HU
Six-arm chandelier by Venini, Italy. Handblown glass using the ‘Reticello’ technique.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

  • Venini "Reticello" Chandelier, Murano, 1940
  • Venini "Reticello" Chandelier, Murano, 1940
  • Venini "Reticello" Chandelier, Murano, 1940
  • Venini "Reticello" Chandelier, Murano, 1940
H 35.44 in. W 28.75 in. D 22.45 in.
Fantastic Franco Luce for Seguso Murano Glass and Brass Chandelier, 1970s
By Franco Luce
Located in Rome, IT
Elegant two-tier chandelier with eight white "lattimo" striated glass petals supported by a gold-plated hardware by Franco Luce, Murano, Italy, 1970s. Excellent vintage condition.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Amazing Venini "Reticello" Chandelier, Murano, 1940
By Venini
Located in Budapest, HU
Six-arm chandelier by Venini, Italy. Handblown glass using the ‘Reticello’ technique.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Amazing Venini "Reticello" Chandelier, Murano, 1940
By Venini
Located in Budapest, HU
Six-arm chandelier by Venini, Italy. Handblown glass using the ‘Reticello’ technique.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Chandelier "Reticello" Gold Inclusions Attributed to Seguso. Murano, 1940
By Seguso Vetri d'Arte
Located in Budapest, HU
Six-arm chandelier gold inclusions, Italy. Hand blown glass using the ‘Reticello’ technique.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Mid-20th Century Venetian Rezzonico Chandelier 14 Arms, Murano, 1940s
By Seguso Vetri d'Arte
Located in Budapest, HU
Sumptuous chandelier with 14 flames in very delicate Murano glass blown crystal color embellished with 24-carat gold applications. First half of the 20th century. Absolute mast...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Huge Murano Chandelier Transparent Triedri, 184 Prism, Arianna Model
By Venini
Located in Gaiarine Frazione Francenigo (TV), IT
Fantastic vintage Murano chandelier made by 184 Murano trasparent crystal prism in a nickel metal frame. The glasses have two different sizes. Period: late 20th century Dimensions: 6...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Vintage Murano Chandelier – 107 Transparent Prism Triedri, Arianna Model
By Venini
Located in Gaiarine Frazione Francenigo (TV), IT
Fantastic vintage Murano chandelier made by 107 Murano crystal prism "triedri" in a nickel metal frame. The glasses are two different size. Period: late XX century Dimensions: 47,25 ...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Huge Murano Chandelier Trasaparent and Smoked Triedri, 184 Prism, Mariangela M
By Venini
Located in Gaiarine Frazione Francenigo (TV), IT
Fantastic vintage Murano chandelier made by 184 Murano crystal trasaparent and smoked prism in a nickel metal frame. The glasses are transparent, blue, smoky, purple, green, yellow a...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Murano Big Chandelier Venini Style 107 Transparent Prism Quadriedri Elena Mo
By Venini
Located in Gaiarine Frazione Francenigo (TV), IT
Fantastic and big Murano chandelier made by 107 Murano crystal prism triedri in a nickel-plated metal frame. Period: late XX century Dimensions: 51,20 inches height (130 cm) with cha...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Pair of Italian Murano Six-Tier Felci Glass Chandeliers
By Mazzega
Located in Budapest, HU
Beautiful and huge pair of Italian Murano chandeliers composed of 52 splendid pink glasses that give a very elegant look Period: 1970s Dimensions: 55.10 inches (140 cm) height with...
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Late 20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Pair of Pink Polar Murano Glass Chandelier, Italy, 1970s
Located in Rome, IT
Spectacular Murano chandelier. It consists of dozens of pure Murano glass leaves. Four E 27 lights. Measures: Height with chain cm 100 (39 inches) without chain cm 40 (16 inches).
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

12-Light Italian Glass and Gilt Brass Chandelier, circa 1980s
By Murano 5
Located in Wiesbaden, Hessen
Very elegant and high quality 12- arm crystal glass chandelier Italy, circa 1980s. The condition is excellent.
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Vintage 1980s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Murano Petal Chandeliers, Murano
Located in Budapest, HU
Pair of huge Italian vintage Murano chandeliers made by 74 glass petals (transparent crystal, smooth outside, with crystal powder and then rough inside in a chrome frame, period 197...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Round Nine Tiers Chandelier, 380 Murano Fume' Glass, 1990s, Metal Ring
By Venini, Camer Glass, Barovier&Toso
Located in Tavarnelle val di Pesa, Florence
Grand midcentury chandelier that carries around 340 glass elements in fume glass. Each element has small grooves that are playing with light. Light fume color appears tea color wh...
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Art Glass, Murano Glass

Pair of Italian Murano Petals Chandeliers, Murano
Located in Budapest, HU
Pair of huge Italian vintage Murano chandeliers made by 52 glass petals (transparent crystal, smooth outside, with crystal powder and then rough inside in a chrome frame. Period: 19...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Round 5+1 Tiers Chandelier, Murano, Clear Glass 1990s, Bronze Finish Metal Ring
By Venini, Camer Glass, Barovier&Toso
Located in Tavarnelle val di Pesa, Florence
This dense and luxury midcentury chandelier carries around 140 glass elements. Each element has small grooves that are giving the appearance when lit to be white. Because it's a diff...
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Iron

Charming Italian Chandelier "Starfish", Murano, 1950s
By Venini
Located in Budapest, HU
Italian Murano chandelier with emerald drops.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Amazing Italian Chandelier "Royal Crown", Murano, 1950s
Located in Budapest, HU
Italian Murano chandelier of grandiose beauty.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Mid-20th Pair Italian Triedri Glass Chandeliers, 265 trasparent Prism, Murano
By Venini
Located in Budapest, HU
Pair Triedri Murano glass chandeliers, 265 trasparent prism A magnificent Murano glass chandelier, 265 pink triedri on crome frame. This large midcentury Italian chandelier is truly...
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Late 20th Century European Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Spectacular Pair of Chandeliers, Murano, 1970s
Located in Budapest, HU
Amazing and elegant hand blown pair of Murano chandeliers, circa 1970. From Banca azionale del Lavoro in Roma.
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Late 20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Spectacular Pair of Chandeliers by Barovier & Toso, Murano, 1970s
By Barovier&Toso
Located in Budapest, HU
Amazing and elegant handblown pair of Murano chandeliers by Barovier & Toso, circa 1970. From Banca azionale del Lavoro in Roma.
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Late 20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Italian Venetian Pair of Chandeliers, Blown Murano Glass, Triedro Camer G, 1960s
By Camer Glass
Located in Villaverla, IT
Italian Venetian pair of chandeliers, blown Murano glass, triedro elements, attributed to camer glass, 1960s Amazing pair of Murano chandeliers in excellent original condition, as do...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass

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

Monumental Italian Murano Glass Chandelier
Located in London, GB
Monumental over sized Italian designed chandelier with white Murano glass elements mounted on a brass fixture
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Vintage 1980s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Italian Murano Glass Flower Chandelier
Located in Antwerp, BE
Beautiful Italian Murano glass flower chandelier. Total height with chain is 75 cm.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Chandelier by Aldo Nason for Mazzega Murano, Italy, 1970s
By Mazzega, Aldo Nason
Located in SAINT-OUEN, FR
Ribbon model chandelier or ceiling pendant light by the designer Aldo Nason for Mazzega, blown Murano glass, metal chrome. Famous manufacture like Carlo Nason, Venini, Vistosi, VeArt...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Space Age Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Chrome

Extraordinary Aluminium and Murano Glass Ceiling Light by Mazegga, 1970s, Italy
By Mazzega
Located in Hagenbach, DE
A beautiful Murano glass hanging lamp made in Italy in the 1970s. The light is made of thick Murano. It has an amazing color and it is very solid. The three glass parts are secure to...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Modern Italian Venetian Chandelier in blown Murano Glass, Orange, 21st Century
Located in Villaverla, IT
Modern, Italian Venetian chandelier in blown Murano glass, in wonderful orange color, completely handcrafted by the Murano Local artist, by following the old school of the blown glas...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass, Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass

Half Sputnik Chandelier with Murano Glass Butterflies
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
This very unusual half sputnik chandelier features a multitude of brass rods, some ending with brass balls and others ending with flying butterflies in Murano glass. All the rods ha...
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1990s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

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

Half Sputnik Chandelier with Murano Glass Blue Flowers
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
This very unusual half Sputnik chandelier features a multitude of brass rods, some ending with brass balls and others ending with large blue flowers in Murano glass. All the rods ha...
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1990s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Art Deco Murano Glass Three-Light Grape Chandelier, Italy, Mid-20th Century
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
Murano glass three-light chandelier with cast iron and brass mounts, Italy, mid-20th century. Three brass hanging chains with colored and clear glass bunch of grapes form shades conn...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Iron

Beige Murano Glass and Brass Sputnik Chandelier in Stilnovo Style
By Stilnovo
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Very elegant Sputnik brass chandelier featuring 20 lights, 20 solid brass rods ending with beige Murano glass bowls and brass rodes ending with an arrow. White lacquered steel cones....
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1990s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Extraordinary Huge Murano Glass Sputnik Chandelier in the Manner of Venini
By Venini
Located in Berlin, DE
Extraordinary huge, iconic Murano glass chandelier in the manner of Venini. The chandelier is manufactures in high quality. It is a real eyecatcher. 12 x E14. To be on the the safe s...
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20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

20th Century Modern Venetian Murano Glass Chandelier "Ca'rezzonico" Style, 1960s
By Maestri Muranesi
Located in Cerignola, Italy Puglia
An elegant eight-light chandelier in milk-colored Murano glass and sophisticated fuchsia pink finishes. With a centered bulbous column that emits branches and flowers and finely cuts...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Baroque Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Art Deco Style Chandelier Attributed to Venini Murano Glass, Itlay, circa 1940
By Venini
Located in Merida, Yucatan
Gorgeous five-light Art Deco style chandelier attributed to Venini in the 1940s in a purple-clear and black trimmed Murano glass. Great condition.  
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Vintage 1940s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

1980s Brass Sputnik Chandelier with Two-Tone of Violet Polyhedron Murano Glasses
Located in Firenze, Tuscany
Murano polyhedron glasses designed by Carlo Scarpa. Four colors all together: dark violet and violet with a touch of amber and pink. 16 E14 light bulbs. Approximate weight 70 Kg.
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Imposing Rare Barovier Fountain Chandelier, White Puligoso, 1930s, Murano Deco
By Barovier&Toso, Ercole Barovier
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 Carved Genovese Wood Tassels Crystal Chandelier, circa 1900
Located in Modena (MO), IT
Housing 6 lights sitting in original painted wooden posts. Hand carved gold and rust color wood with metal arms. Beaded top with florets and clear Murano drops. Crystal macaroni with...
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Antique Early 1900s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal

Square Glass Ceiling Light by Veca, 1970s, Italy
By VECA
Located in Hagenbach, DE
A beautiful square glass hanging lamp made in Italy in the 1970s. The light is made of thick glass. It has an amazing transparent color and it is very solid. The four glass parts are...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Pino Signoretto, Last Judgement Hyeronimus Bosch Chandelier
By Pino Signoretto
Located in Tavarnelle val di Pesa, Florence
This intriguing art piece comes from Pino Signoretto private collection. Owner said it was his favorite piece. I started looking closely at the piece and recognized a few elements th...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Art Glass, Murano Glass

Elegant Chandelier in the Style of Venini ‘1970’
By Venini
Located in Rome, IT
Elegant chandelier in Murano glass in the style of Venini.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Uno Classico Semi-Flush Mount by form A
By form A, Gaspare & Vittorio Asaro
Located in New York, NY
The Uno ceiling light exemplifies simple elegance via its clean profile designed around a single Murano glass shade. Shown in polished brass with our signature Murano bubble glass. S...
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2010s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Polar Murano Glass Chandelier, Italy, 1970s
Located in Rome, IT
Spectacular pair of Murano chandelier. It consists of dozens of pure Murano glass leaves. Four E 27 lights. Measures: Height with chain cm 100 (39 inches) without chain cm 40 (16...
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Italian Vintage Murano Chandelier, Frosted Carved Glass Leaves
By Mazzega
Located in Gaiarine Frazione Francenigo (TV), IT
Huge Italian vintage Murano chandelier made by 41 hand blown transparent frosted carved glass leaves in a chrome frame. Period: 1970s-1980s Dimensions: 49.20 inches (125 cm) heigh...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Italian Vintage Murano Chandelier, 26 Pink Glass Petals
By Mazzega
Located in Gaiarine Frazione Francenigo (TV), IT
Italian vintage Murano chandelier made by 26 glass petals (pink and white “lattimo”) in a chrome frame. Period: 1980s Dimensions: 47.250 inches (120 cm) height with chain, 23.62 in...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Italian Petals Chandelier Ceiling Light, Murano
By Mazzega
Located in Budapest, HU
Spectacular ceiling lamp with 76 Murano glasses. The glasses have two different colors, half are transparent with white spots, half are pink with white spots. Elegant lighting object...
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Late 20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

  • Italian Petals Chandelier Ceiling Light, Murano
  • Italian Petals Chandelier Ceiling Light, Murano
  • Italian Petals Chandelier Ceiling Light, Murano
  • Italian Petals Chandelier Ceiling Light, Murano
H 19.69 in. W 23.63 in. D 23.63 in.
"Flamingo" Italian Chandelier Ceiling Light, Murano, 1990
By Mazzega
Located in Budapest, HU
Spectacular ceiling lamp with 64 Murano Glasses. The glasses have two different colors, half are transparent with white spots, half are pink with white spots. Elegant lighting object...
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Late 20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Pair of Italian Vintage Murano Chandeliers, 1990s
By Mazzega
Located in Rome, IT
Pair of Italian vintage Murano chandeliers made by 24 glass "graniglia" tear drop for each (transparent crystal, smooth outside, with crystal powder and then rough inside.) in a chro...
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Late 20th Century Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Large Three-Tier Murano Glass Tube Chandelier
By Mazzega
Located in Gaiarine Frazione Francenigo (TV), IT
Italian vintage chandelier in Murano glass and nickel-plated metal structure. The polisched nikel armature supports 52 large clear glass tubes which have a slightly textured effect ...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Talian Vintage Murano Glass Chandelier, 38 Glasses, Blue and Trasparent
By Mazzega
Located in Gaiarine Frazione Francenigo (TV), IT
Beautiful and huge Italian Murano chandelier composed of 38 splendid transparent and blue glasses that give a very elegant look. The glasses of this chandelier are real works of art....
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Oversized Murano Glass Tulipani or Feather Chandelier Attributed to Mazzega
By Mazzega
Located in Berlin, DE
Very elegant and huge white Murano glass chandelier attributed to Mazzega. In this size and excellent condition such a chandelier is hardly to find. The chandelier is a eyecatcher ...
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Early 2000s Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Space Age Mazzega Sputnik Chandelier, Textured Murano Glass, 1970s, Italy
By AVMazzega, Mazzega, Angelo Vittorio Mazzega
Located in Vienna, AT
Beautiful Space Age chandelier manufactured by A.V. Mazzega, with the characteristic blown glass of Murano. This lamp is a striking appearance in any room. Due to the sublime combina...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Space Age Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

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Murano Glass Chandeliers Italian For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal murano glass chandeliers Italian for your home. Each murano glass chandeliers Italian for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using glass, murano glass and metal. If you’re shopping for a murano glass chandeliers Italian, we have 8801 options in-stock, while there are 1426 modern editions to choose from as well. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect murano glass chandeliers Italian — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. Each murano glass chandeliers Italian bearing Mid-Century Modern, Modern or Art Deco hallmarks is very popular. Many designers have produced at least one well-made murano glass chandeliers Italian over the years, but those crafted by Venini, Mazzega Murano and Fabio Ltd are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

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Finding the Right Chandeliers and Pendants 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, and antique and vintage chandeliers and pendant lights are popular in many interiors today.

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 light 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 that shares its name with 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 will the right chandelier prove impressive in a given room, 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 pendant lights and chandeliers across eras, colors and materials, you’ll never run out of options to explore on 1stDibs.