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Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

MODERN STYLE
MODERN STYLE

The late 19th and early 20th centuries saw sweeping social change and major scientific advances — both of which contributed to a new aesthetic: modernism. Rejecting the rigidity of Victorian artistic conventions, modernists sought a new means of expression. References to the natural world and ornate classical embellishments gave way to the sleek simplicity of the Machine Age. Architect Philip Johnson characterized the hallmarks of modernism as “machine-like simplicity, smoothness or surface [and] avoidance of ornament.”

Early practitioners of modernist design include the De Stijl (“The Style”) group, founded in the Netherlands in 1917, and the Bauhaus School, founded two years later in Germany. Followers of both groups produced sleek, spare designs — many of which became icons of daily life in the 20th century. The modernists rejected both natural and historical references and relied primarily on industrial materials such as metal, glass, plywood, and, later, plastics. While Bauhaus principals Marcel Breuer and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe created furniture from mass-produced, chrome-plated steel, American visionaries like Charles and Ray Eames worked in materials as novel as molded plywood and fiberglass. Today, Breuer’s Wassily chair, Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona chaircrafted with his romantic partner, designer Lilly Reich — and the Eames lounge chair are emblems of progressive design and vintage originals are prized cornerstones of collections.

It’s difficult to overstate the influence that modernism continues to wield over designers and architects — and equally difficult to overstate how revolutionary it was when it first appeared a century ago. But because modernist furniture designs are so simple, they can blend in seamlessly with just about any type of décor. Don’t overlook them.

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OMG Wall Light by Volker Haug
Located in Geneve, CH
OMG wall light by Volker Haug Dimensions: Diameter 17 x D 30 cm Materials: Crushed anodized industrial aluminum shades Lamp: E27 - 5 x Spherical LED crown mirror L088, 5 x GLS LE...
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2010s Australian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

Swedish, Minimalist Wall Lights / Sconces, Solid Pine, Sweden, 1970s
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A pair of Minimalist wall lights / sconces. Designed and produced in Sweden, c. 1970s. In solid pine.  
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1970s Swedish Vintage Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Pine

Pair of VIC Sconces by The Urban Electric
Located in Los Angeles, CA
We have a total of 10 pairs the Vic is a pure box of light. It is simple and versatile, with mirror inlay for added interest. A natural selection both indoors and out. Black fi...
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21st Century and Contemporary North American Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Steel

Wall Lamp China 07 by Magic Circus Editions
Located in Geneve, CH
Wall lamp China 07 by Magic Circus Editions Dimensions: H 120 x W 32 x D 113.5 cm Materials: Brass, mouth blown glass sculpted with a diamond saw Colour: mustard Available fini...
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2010s French Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

Pendant China 07 by Magic Circus Editions
Located in Geneve, CH
Pendant China 07 by Magic Circus Editions Dimensions: H 90 x W 32 x D 32 cm, also available in H 110, 130, 150, 175, 190 cm Materials: Brass, mouth blown glass sculpted with a diam...
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2010s French Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

Gil Melott Bespoke Luz Sc Form 37 Bronze Sconce
Located in Chicago, IL
Winner of Interior Design Magazine's 2020 BEST OF YEAR award - the Gil Melott Bespoke Luz SC form 37 Bronze Sconce serves not just as a light fixture, but as an anthropomorphic piece...
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2010s American Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Bronze

Lena Floor Lamp by LK Edition
Located in Geneve, CH
Lena floor lamp by LK Edition. Limited Edition. Dimensions: 92.5 x 35 x H 183 cm Materials: Glossy varnished walnut, black metal. Sold without paper shade. Also sold with pape...
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2010s French Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal

Achille Castiglioni, Giovi, Wall Lights, Flos, 1982
Located in Paris, FR
A set of eight circular gilt metal wall lights, with radiant backlighting. Produced by Flos, Italy. 1982. Literature Domus n°646, January 1984, p.123 Domus n°654, 1984, p.15...
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1980s Italian Vintage Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal

20th Century Ettore Sottsass Mirror Ultrafragola for Poltronova
Located in Turin, IT
Mirror / lighting "Ultrafragola" designed in 1970s by Ettore Sottsass for Poltronova, in vacuum-formed opaline acrylic. Ultrafragola, with its sinuous shape, evocative of a wavy fema...
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1970s Italian Vintage Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Opal

Vega Due Wall Sconce / Ceiling Mount in Cast Glass by Matthew Fairbank
Located in Brooklyn, NY
The Vega due is a geometric, modular, contemporary lighting fixture. Vega is suitable for installation on the ceiling as a flush mount, or on the wall as a sconce. The body is made f...
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2010s American Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Aluminum

Aluminum Anton Wall Scounce by Volker Haug
Located in Geneve, CH
Aluminum Anton wall scounce by Volker Haug Dimensions: Diameter 18 cm x Depth 10.3 cm Material: Cast Aluminum. Finish: Raw Lamp: G9 LED (240V / 120V US). 12V option is available...
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2010s Australian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Aluminum

Micro Gunmetal Anton Wall Sconce by Volker Haug
Located in Geneve, CH
Micro Gunmetal Anton wall sconce by Volker Haug Dimensions: Diameter 8 cm x Depth 6.5 cm Material: Cast Gunmetal. Finish: Polished. Lamp: G9 LED (240V / 120V US). 12V option i...
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2010s Australian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal

21st Century Tur Crystal and Satin Brass 7 Lights Wall Lamp by Patrizia Garganti
Located in Sesto Fiorentino, IT
The peculiarity of the collection lies in the high number of possible combinations and the ease in creating new forms and dimensions due to the repetitions of the crystal module: an ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Crystal, Brass

Wall Stack 3 by Volker Haug
Located in Geneve, CH
Wall Stack 3 by Volker Haug Dimensions: D 24 x W 6 x H 46 cm Material: Brass. Finish: Polished, aged, brushed, bronzed, blackened, or plated Light: G4 - 12V, LED x 9 Power sup...
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2010s Australian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

Baby Wall Swing Sconce by Volker Haug
Located in Geneve, CH
Baby Wall Swing Sconce by Volker Haug Dimensions: Diameter 10.5 x Height 9.5 cm Material: Brass. Finish: Polished, aged, brushed, bronzed, blackened, or plated Light: G4 - 12V,...
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2010s Australian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

Pair of Echo Three Sconces / Flush Mounts in Brass from Souda, Made to Order
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This listing is for a pair of the Echo three sconces. The price includes two lights. Simple, elegant and playful, the Echo Series is a line of surface-mount fixtures that can be use...
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2010s American Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal, Brass, Steel

Echo Six Sconce / Flush Mount in Brass, from Souda
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Simple, elegant and playful, the Echo Series is a line of surface-mount fixtures that can be used on a wall or ceiling. White or brass cones mount to mirrored glass to perfectly refl...
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2010s American Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Steel, Metal, Brass

Signal Swing Arm Sconce in Nickel, Long, from Souda
Located in Brooklyn, NY
The Signal arm sconce is a rotatable sconce that seamlessly blend the Mid-Century Modern aesthetic with that of science fiction. A bent aluminum tube cantilevers from a wall-mounted ...
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2010s American Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal, Steel

Signal Arm Sconce in Black X Nickel, Long, by Souda
Located in Brooklyn, NY
The signal arm sconce is a rotatable sconce that seamlessly blend the Mid-Century Modern aesthetic with that of science fiction. A bent aluminum tube cantilevers from a wall-mounted ...
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2010s American Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal, Steel

Signal Arm Sconce in Black x Brass, Long, by Souda, Made to Order
Located in Brooklyn, NY
The Signal arm sconce is a rotatable sconce that seamlessly blend the Mid-Century Modern aesthetic with that of science fiction. A bent aluminum tube cantilevers from a wall-mounted ...
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2010s American Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal, Steel

Echo Six-Sconce / Flush Mount in White, from Souda
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Simple, elegant and playful, the Echo Series is a line of surface-mount fixtures that can be used on a wall or ceiling. White or brass cones mount to mirrored glass to perfectly refl...
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2010s American Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Steel, Metal, Brass

Signal Arm Sconce in White X Brass, Long by Souda
Located in Brooklyn, NY
The signal arm sconce is a rotatable sconce that seamlessly blend the Mid-Century Modern aesthetic with that of science fiction. A bent aluminum tube cantilevers from a wall-mounted ...
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2010s American Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal, Steel

Contemporary by Ghirò Studio 'Square' Sconce Light Blue Crystal, Brass and Gold
Located in Pieve Emanuele, Milano
2021 Collection of wall lights by Ghirò Studio (Milan). The applique is the perfect combination of functionality and aesthetic innovation. It gives at the same time balance and viva...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Gold, Brass

Signal Swing Arm Sconce, Black X Brass from Souda
Located in Brooklyn, NY
The signal arm sconce is a rotatable sconce that seamlessly blend the Mid-Century Modern aesthetic with that of science fiction. A bent aluminium tube cantilevers from a wall-mounted...
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2010s American Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal, Steel

Wall Sconce with a Long Taper
Located in Chicago, IL
I wanted to create the appearance of stretching, as if pushing through a sheet metal.
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2010s American Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

Signal Swing Arm Sconce in Copper, Long, from Souda, Made to Order
Located in Brooklyn, NY
The Signal arm sconce is a rotatable sconce that seamlessly blend the Mid-Century Modern aesthetic with that of science fiction. A bent aluminum tube cantilevers from a wall-mounted ...
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2010s American Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal, Steel

Contemporary by Ghirò Studio 'Square' Sconce Dark Blue Crystal and Brass
Located in Pieve Emanuele, Milano
Collection of wall lights by Ghirò Studio (Milan). The 'Square' applique is the perfect combination of functionality and aesthetic innovation. It gives at the same time balance and ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Brass

Contemporary by Ghirò Studio 'Square' Sconce Iridescent Pink Crystal and Brass
Located in Pieve Emanuele, Milano
2021 Collection of wall lights by Ghirò Studio (Milan). The applique is the perfect combination of functionality and aesthetic innovation. It gives at the same time balance and viva...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Gold, Brass

Contemporary by Ghirò Studio 'Square' Sconce Pink Crystal, Brass and 24 Kt Gold
Located in Pieve Emanuele, Milano
Collection of wall lights by Ghirò Studio (Milan). The applique is the perfect combination of functionality and aesthetic innovation. It gives at the same time balance and vivacity g...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Gold, Brass

Contemporary by Ghirò Studio 'Square' Sconce Black and Iridescent White Crystal
Located in Pieve Emanuele, Milano
Collection of wall lights by Ghirò Studio (Milan). The applique is the perfect combination of functionality and aesthetic innovation. It gives at the same time balance and vivacity ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Brass

Wall Sconce with a Long Taper
Located in Chicago, IL
I wanted to create the appearance of stretching, as if pushing through a sheet metal.
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2010s American Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Brass

Contemporary by Ghirò Studio 'Square' Sconce Iridescent Yellow Crystal and Gold
Located in Pieve Emanuele, Milano
Collection of wall lights by Ghirò Studio (Milan). The applique is the perfect combination of functionality and aesthetic innovation. It gives at the same time balance and vivacity ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Gold, Brass

Contemporary by Ghirò Studio 'Square' Sconce Iridescent Pink Crystal and Brass
Located in Pieve Emanuele, Milano
2021 Collection of wall lights by Ghirò Studio (Milan). The 'Square' applique is the perfect combination of functionality and aesthetic innovation. It gives at the same time balance...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Glass

Contemporary by Ghirò Studio 'Square' Sconce Blue Crystal, Brass and 24 Kt Gold
Located in Pieve Emanuele, Milano
2021 Collection of wall lights by Ghirò Studio (Milan). The applique is the perfect combination of functionality and aesthetic innovation. It gives at the same time balance and viva...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Gold, Brass

Contemporary by Ghirò Studio 'Square' Sconce Iridescent Crystal, Brass and Gold
Located in Pieve Emanuele, Milano
Collection of wall lights by Ghirò Studio (Milan). The applique is the perfect combination of functionality and aesthetic innovation. It gives at the same time balance and vivacity ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

Signal Swing Arm Sconce, Black x Nickel, from Souda
Located in Brooklyn, NY
The signal arm sconce is a rotatable sconce that seamlessly blend the Mid-Century Modern aesthetic with that of science fiction. A bent aluminum tube cantilevers from a wall-mounted ...
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2010s American Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal, Steel

Contemporary by Ghirò Studio 'Square' Sconce Aquamarine Crystal, Brass and Gold
Located in Pieve Emanuele, Milano
2021 Collection of wall lights by Ghirò Studio (Milan). The applique is the perfect combination of functionality and aesthetic innovation. It gives at the same time balance and viva...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Gold, Brass

Art Sconce, Handcrafted in Chicago, Designed by Christopher Gentner
Located in Chicago, IL
Brass art light with LED.
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2010s American Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

Contemporary by Ghirò Studio 'Square' Sconce Iridescent Blue and Purple Crystal
Located in Pieve Emanuele, Milano
2021 Collection of wall lights by Ghirò Studio (Milan). The applique is the perfect combination of functionality and aesthetic innovation. It gives at the same time balance and viva...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Gold, Brass

White and Brass Signal Wall/Ceiling Light from Souda, Made to Order
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Modern Sconce or Flush Mount. Composed of a spun metal shade that reflects light filtered through a perforated metal diffuser, the subtle warmth of the signal sconce is perfectly bal...
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2010s American Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal, Aluminum, Steel

Contemporary by Ghirò Studio 'Square' Sconce Blue Crystal, Brass and 24 Kt Gold
Located in Pieve Emanuele, Milano
2021 Collection of wall lights by Ghirò Studio (Milan). The applique 'Square' is the perfect combination of functionality and aesthetic innovation. It gives at the same time balance...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Gold, Brass

Signal Swing Arm Sconce, White x Copper, from Souda
Located in Brooklyn, NY
The signal arm sconce is a rotatable sconce that seamlessly blend the Mid-Century Modern aesthetic with that of science fiction. Made to order. A bent aluminium tube cantilevers from...
Category

2010s American Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal, Steel

Contemporary by Ghirò 'Square' Sconce Iridescent Blue Crystal and Brass
Located in Pieve Emanuele, Milano
2021 Collection of sconces by Ghirò Studio (Milan). The applique is the perfect combination of functionality and aesthetic innovation. It gives at the same time balance and vivacity...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Brass

Signal Swing Arm Sconce, Black x Copper, from Souda
Located in Brooklyn, NY
The signal arm sconce is a rotatable sconce that seamlessly blend the Mid-Century Modern aesthetic with that of science fiction. A bent aluminum tube cantilevers from a wall-mounted ...
Category

2010s American Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal, Steel

Pair of Echo Six Sconces in Brass, from Souda, Made to Order
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Simple, elegant and playful, the Echo Series is a line of surface-mount fixtures that can be used on a wall or ceiling. White or brass cones mount to mirrored glass to perfectly refl...
Category

2010s American Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal, Steel

Echo One Sconce / Flush Mount in Brass from Souda, In Stock
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Simple, elegant, and playful, the Echo series is a line of surface-mount fixtures that can be used on a wall or ceiling. White or brass cones mount to mirrored glass to perfectly ref...
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2010s American Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass, Steel, Metal

Signal Swing Arm Sconce in Copper, Short, from Souda, Made to Order
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This listing is part of Souda's 1stidbs Flash Sale. Select Souda items are listed at 20% off from 5/1/19 until Noon on 5/6/19 EST. The Signal arm sconce is a rotatable sconce that s...
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2010s American Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal, Steel

Butterfly Hanging Lamp Silvered Glass Aquamarine, Brass Body, Crystal Drop
Located in Pietrasanta, IT
This pendant lamp is a contemporary object, made entirely by hand in Tuscany Italy, 100% of Italian origin. An elegant, ethereal lamp with bright light that surrounds the decor of ev...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Crystal, Brass

Tiffany Contemporary Wall Lamp, Creamy Gauze, Silvered Glass, Brass
Located in Pietrasanta, IT
This light object is a contemporary piece, entirely made in Tuscany-Italy and 100% of Italian origin. Tiffany lamp is Sabrina's first creation and is inspired by Audrey Hepburn's ti...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

“Tiffany” wall Bracket 23 Red Berry Silk, antiqued Brass , Silvered Glass
Located in Pietrasanta, IT
This light object is a contemporary piece, entirely made in Tuscany-Italy and 100% of Italian origin. Tiffany lamp is Sabrina's first creation and is inspired by Audrey Hepburn's tim...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

"Trilogy" Contemporary Wall lamp, Sabrina' s Silvered Glass
Located in Pietrasanta, IT
This wall lamp is a contemporary piece, made in Tuscany, Italy, entirely handmade, 100% of Italian origin. The architectural form, reminiscent of the 1930s/ 1940s, draws the wall sp...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Iron

“Tiffany” contemporary bowtie wall lamp 40, Gold Silk, Brass, Silvered Glass
Located in Pietrasanta, IT
This light object is a contemporary piece, entirely made in Tuscany-Italy and 100% of Italian origin. Tiffany lamp is Sabrina's first creation and is inspired by Audrey Hepburn's tim...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

Tiffany Wall Bracket 30 Purple Silk, Antiqued Brass, Silvered Glass
Located in Pietrasanta, IT
This light object is a contemporary piece, entirely made in Tuscany-Italy and 100% of Italian origin. Tiffany lamp is Sabrina's first creation and is inspired by Audrey Hepburn's ti...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

"Trilogy" Contemporary Wall lamp, Jade Silvered Glass
Located in Pietrasanta, IT
This wall lamp is a contemporary piece, made in Tuscany, Italy, entirely handmade, 100% of Italian origin. The architectural form, reminiscent of the 1930s/ 1940s, draws the wall sp...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal

"Trilogy" Contemporary Wall Lamp, Rose Silvered Glass
Located in Pietrasanta, IT
This wall lamp is a contemporary piece, made in Tuscany, Italy, entirely handmade, 100% of Italian origin. The architectural form, reminiscent of the 1930s-1940s, draws the wall spa...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal

“Two-Free” Contemporary Wall lamp, Rock Crystal, Cast melted Brass
Located in Pietrasanta, IT
This wall lamp is a contemporary piece, made in Tuscany Italy, entirely handmade, 100% of Italian origin. Sculptural, essential and precious, this lamp is an art object of elegant d...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Rock Crystal, Brass

"Trilogy" contemporary wall lamp, large version, aquamarine silvered Glass
Located in Pietrasanta, IT
This wall lamp is a contemporary piece, made in Tuscany, Italy, entirely handmade, 100% of Italian origin. The architectural form, reminiscent of the 1930s/ 1940s, draws the wall sp...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Iron

“Tiffany” Wall lamp 40cm bow tie, Ivory Silk, Antiqued Brass, Silvered Glass
Located in Pietrasanta, IT
This light object is a contemporary piece, entirely made in Tuscany-Italy and 100% of Italian origin. Tiffany lamp is Sabrina's first creation and is inspired by Audrey Hepburn's tim...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass