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Venini 6-Light Murano Glass Chandelier, c.1925
Located in Varese, Lombardia
Venini 6-light Murano glass chandelier, fully functional. About 1925.
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Early 20th Century Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Vintage Single Light Murano Glass Chandelier
Located in Dallas, TX
Decorative vintage single light Murano glass chandelier. A shimmering beauty!   
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Mid-20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Six-Light Murano Glass Chandelier
By AVMazzega, Carlo Nason
Located in JM Haarlem, NL
Impressive six (6) light Murano glass chandelier. Chrome and blown glass. Height: 16.1 in. (41 cm); drop 28.5 in (72.5 cm), diameter: 15.8 inches (40 cm). Small Edison Screw (SES),...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

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H 16.15 in. Dm 15.75 in.
Lovely Six-Light Murano Glass Chandelier by Ercole Barovier
By Barovier
Located in Rome, IT
Exquisite model with six arms supporting precious handblown corollas. We can rewire for US standards. Six E 27 light bulbs.  
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Vintage 1930s European Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Modern Murano Glass 8 Light Chandelier in Fontana Green
Located in Dallas, TX
Stylish modern 8 light Murano glass chandelier in Fontana green. Beautiful glistening hand blown glass in such a pretty color! A true work of art!.
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Moderne Murano Glass Light Fixture
Located in New York, NY
A eight-light Murano glass chandelier, circa 1960s. The arms shaped as elongated leaves in a milk white glass with clear glass accents and three cattail flower decorative centerpiece...
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Vintage 1960s Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Murano Round Light Pink Color Glass and Brass Midcentury Chandelier, 1950
By Murano 5
Located in Rome, IT
Pure elegance, for this chandelier from the midcentury of Murano. Light color and beautiful design. Polished brass structure, round shape. Along the inner ring are positioned of the...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

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
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H 19.69 in. W 23.63 in. D 23.63 in.
Hollywood Regency Venetian Glass Chandelier, Twelve Arms of Light
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Antwerp, BE
Hollywood regency elegant, dignified hand blown midcentury style Venetian glass chandelier composed of twelve arms in clear amber tone glass with candlestick bulb caps and decorative...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Mid Century Modern Orange Italian Murano Glass Pendant Light, 1950's
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Bedford Hills, NY
Vibrant orange Murano glass pendant light, 1950s. Rewired and ready to hang.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Space Age Mazzega Chandelier in Chromed Steel and Murano Glass, 4-Light
By Mazzega
Located in Vigonza, Padua
1970s chandelier by Mazzega Murano in chromed steel and Murano glass, 4-light, with overhauled electrical system Measures cm: Height 90/32, diameter 48 Mazzega Murano is famou...
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Late 20th Century Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Steel

24-Light Mid Century Modern Chandelier by Cenedese in Murano Glass, circa 1970
By Mazzega
Located in Merida, Yucatan
Very large Mid-Century Modern “Poulpe” (octopus) chandelier with 24 lights in hand blown opalescent blue Murano glass by Cenedese, Italy, circa 1970
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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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

Large Chandelier, Murano Light Fume Glass in Oval Spiral Ribbed Elements 7 Tiers
By Vistosi, Murano 5, Barovier
Located in Tavarnelle val di Pesa, Florence
Color is the wonderful and Murano exclusive Fume color. An amber brown used often in lighting because of its best play with light. This beautiful chandelier carries over 120 eleme...
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Iron

Italian Modernist Murano Etched Glass Gilt Brass Sputnik Orbit 9Light Chandelier
By Mazzega
Located in Coimbra, PT
Measures: Diameter 23.62 in / 60 cm Height 29.52 in (23.62 in + 6 in/chain)/ 75 cm (60cm + 15cm/chain) Weight 14.33 lb/ 6.5 Kg Measures: Globe/diameter 6 in. (15cm). 9 light bulbs E1...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass, Art 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

Camer Mid-Century Modern Murano Chandelier Glass Prisms Light Fixture
By Camer Glass, Venini
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Very nice mid century modern Camer chandelier.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

21st Century Karim Rashid Chandelier 8-Light Murano Glass Various Colors
By Karim Rashid, Purho Murano
Located in Brembate di Sopra (BG), IT
21st century Karim Rashid chandelier Blob 8-light Murano glass various colors. The lighting parts of Blob seem to be light balloons suspended in the air, a fresh look for this new g...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Murano Glass Chandelier/Pendant Light
Located in Austin, TX
An assortment of lightly colored Murano glass curving pieces overlap to create this unique, contemporary, Murano glass chandelier or pendant light. Polished brass rod and canopy. Rew...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Venini Ceiling Light Pulegoso 1930 Murano Glass Metal Chrome, Italy
By Murano 5
Located in Milano, IT
Venini ceiling light Pulegoso 1930 Murano glass metal chrome, Italy.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Other Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Pair of 64 Pink Petal Chandeliers Ceiling Light, Murano
By Mazzega
Located in Budapest, HU
Spectacular pair of ceiling lamps with 64 pink Murano glass. Elegant lighting object. Period: late 20th century Dimensions: 15.75 inches (40 cm) height, 29.50 inches (80 cm) depth,...
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Late 20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

21st Century Karim Rashid Chandelier 8-Light Murano Glass Various Colors
By Karim Rashid, Purho Murano
Located in Brembate di Sopra (BG), IT
21st century Karim Rashid K1 chandelier 8-light Murano glass various colors. Karim Rashid reinterprets the traditional Venetian chandelier for Purho, transforming it into an etherea...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

1960s Mazzega Twelve-Light Chandelier with Flower-Shaped Murano Art Glass Shades
By Mazzega
Located in Caprino Veronese, VR
Truly unique "Bouquet of flowers" Mazzega Murano attributable 60s chandelier. The twelve seven-petal art glass flowers measure approximately 22 cm/ 8.5 inches each and are fixed to t...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Gold Plate

Pair of Italian 64 Petals Chandeliers Ceiling Light, Murano
By Mazzega
Located in Budapest, HU
Spectacular pair of ceiling lamps with 64 pink and lattimo Murano glass. Elegant lighting object. Period: late 20th century Dimensions: 15,75 inches (40 cm) height; 29,50 inches (8...
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Late 20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

21st Century Karim Rashid Chandelier 16-Light Murano Glass Various Colors
By Karim Rashid, Purho Murano
Located in Brembate di Sopra (BG), IT
21st century Karim Rashid K1 chandelier 16-light Murano glass various colors. Karim Rashid reinterprets the traditional Venetian chandelier for Purho, transforming it into an ethere...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Murano Glass Cloud Pendant Light by Mazzega, Italy, 1970s
By Mazzega
Located in SAINT-OUEN, FR
Rare Mid-Century Modern Space Age Cloud ceiling pendant light lamp chandelier in baby blue opal Murano glass and metal by the italian editor Mazzega. Design attributed to Carlo Nason...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Space Age Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Vintage Lavender Murano Glass 6 Light Chandelier
Located in Dallas, TX
Decorative vintage lavender Murano glass chandelier with 6 lights. Very pretty textured glass in such a lovely shade. Stunning!!
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Mid-20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

5-Light Mazzega Chrome and Glass Chandelier
By Mazzega
Located in New York, NY
Stunning chrome and glass 5 light chandelier in very fine, original and working condition. The bright chrome frame supports textured curved glass panels. This fixture accepts five st...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

21st Century Karim Rashid Chandelier 12-Light Murano Glass Various Colors
By Karim Rashid, Purho Murano
Located in Brembate di Sopra (BG), IT
21st century Karim Rashid K1 chandelier 12-light Murano glass various colors. Karim Rashid reinterprets the traditional Venetian chandelier for Purho, transforming it into an ethere...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Large Italian Murano Glass Pendant Ceiling Light by Mazzega
By Mazzega
Located in London, GB
A large and long Ceiling pendant light by Mazzega circa 1960. The five tiers of Frost Ice glass with the middle band in gold finish, suspended from brass chains hanging from a circul...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Ten-Light Postmodern Modern Murano Glass Chandelier by Carlo Nason for Mazzega
By Carlo Nason, Mazzega
Located in Bresso, Lombardy
Murano, Italy, circa 1970. This is a ten-light Mid-Century Modern chandelier in chromed steel and Murano glass by Mazzega, designed by Carlo Nason. It is a vintage piece, therefore i...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Steel

Light Blue & White Cased Ruffled Murano Art Glass Bowl Italy Mid-Century Modern
By Murano 5
Located in Miami, FL
One of a kind ruffled Mid-Century Modern blown Murano Studio Art glass bowl. Light Blue blown Murano glass cased with white Murano glass. Made in Italy in the late 1970s. Simply l...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass, Murano Glass

Italian Murano Glass Bell-Shaped Iced Glass and Chrome Pendant Light, 1970s
By Mazzega
Located in Barntrup, DE
Impressive mid-century Italian Murano glass pendant light with the chromed metal fitting. The beautiful thick clear and slight gray smoked tone glass shade features a decorative blur...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Chrome

Space Age Chrome and Violet Glass Mazzega Murano Pendant Light
By Mazzega
Located in Brooklyn, NY
A Space Age Italian pendant lamp. Chrome frame supports three violet and transparent glass panels. With original graphic patterned chrome chain. Attributed to Mazzega Murano. Profess...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Space Age Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Pair of Italian 36 Pink and White Petals Chandeliers Ceiling Light, Murano
By Mazzega
Located in Budapest, HU
Spectacular pair 1990’s Murano Italian glass chandelier. Fantastic chandelier with pink and white “lattimo” glasses, nickel-plated metal frame. It has 36 big monumental petals glass....
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Late 20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Modern Murano White Glass 12-Light Chandelier
Located in Dallas, TX
Large scale modern Murano glass chandelier with 12 lights. Interesting scale and shape to this along with beautiful milky white glass. Stunning!!
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Large light green Murano glass chandelier, Italy
By Vistosi
Located in Dallas, TX
Large Mid Century Modern Murano glass Drum chandelier, in the manner of Vistosi. Italy 1980s The chandelier has a brass canopy. It's made of light green textured Murano glasses, cu...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Murano Glass Leave Ceiling Light Chandelier
Located in Rome, IT
Realized in pure murano glass consists of an incredible number of leaves. The structure is gilt-metal. 9 lights spread a magical light. the price is \item Available also a pair ....
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20th Century Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Light Blue & Iridescent White Murano 6-Light Daffodil Chandelier
By Compagnia Di Venezia E Murano (C.V.M.)
Located in San Francisco, CA
A dazzling 1950s Murano glass chandelier in iridescent white and light blue; embellished with sprouting daffodils and 2 sizes of shimmering leaves. The 6 arms have a twisted, ribbed ...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Romantic Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Blown Milk Glass and Chrome Midcentury Light Fixture
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Midcentury Italian modern flower shape blown milk glass with cobalt trim and chrome pistils light fixture chandelier.  
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Beautiful & Large Mid-Century Modern Italian Murano Glass Art Pendant Light
By Murano 5
Located in Lisse, NL
A one-of-a-kind and mouthblown, glass light fixture. This elegant Murano glass pendant from the 1950s is a truly exquisite lighting statement and she is in good original condition. ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Vintage Mouthblown Venetian & Murano Marked Glass into Metal Frame Pendant Light
By Murano 5
Located in Lisse, NL
Marvelous shape, 1950s Venetian pendant with the original maker's mark. This midcentury made, Italian light fixture is an absolute joy to look at, both on and off. With the light sw...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Midcentury Clear Murano Glass Six-Light Chandelier
Located in Troy, MI
Murano chandelier in clear, mouth blown glass, circa 1960s. Original ceiling canopy, top tier of curled stems and six curved arms with petal-edged bobeches. New wiring for US electri...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

1970s Italian Mazzega Murano Space Age Spiked Glass & Chrome Ceiling Light
By Mazzega
Located in London, GB
An unusual 1970s three-pronged ceiling light manufactured by Mazzega in Italy. Three chrome tubes hold a space-age spiked clear glass shade at each end with a thin black line running...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Chrome

Spectacular Venetian Murano Ceiling Light
By Mazzega
Located in Budapest, HU
Made of pure Murano glass, this chandelier is composed of an incredible number of leaves with gold inclusions. Twenty lights spread magical light. Measures: Diameter 120 cm, height 7...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Venetian Polychrome Murano Glass 8-Light Chandelier
Located in Stockholm, SE
A large 19th century Venetian polychrome Murano glass eight-light chandelier with scrolled candle arms, decorated with flowers and leaves. Murano glass chandeliers have a unique ...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

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

Pink Murano 8-Light Chandelier
Located in Dallas, TX
Very pretty pink Murano 8-light chandelier. Lovely leaves and flowers in a pale pink. Nice scale on this piece. Just cleaned and re-wired and ready to hang! Matching chain and canopy...
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20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Six Light Murano Chandelier
Located in Dallas, TX
This Italian Murano chandelier is easily able to disassemble and reassemble. It is a classic Murano and perfect for contemporary style. Most recommended to install in bathroom, laund...
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Antique 19th Century Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

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H 41 in. Dm 29 in.
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

Murano Glass Dark Amethyst 8-Light Chandelier Hand-Blown
Located in New York, NY
Eight-arm blown glass Murano chandelier in a dark amethyst color. It has eight fluted scrolled arms branching out from the stem column which also has fluting. This is wired and rea...
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Custom Made Murano Glass Chandelier with 12-Light
Located in Dallas, TX
Amazing custom made Murano glass chandelier in a shade of pale green. Fabulous for modern decor and can be made in any color. A Legacy exclusive!
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

6 Light Mid-Century Modern Chandelier by Carlo Nason for Mazzega in Murano Glass
By Mazzega, Carlo Nason
Located in Merida, Yucatan
Six-light Mid-Century Modern chandelier in chromed hardware and handblown Murano glass by Mazzega, with Carlo Nason glass, Murano, Italy, circa 1970.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Space Age Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Ten-Light Mid-Century Modern Chandelier by Carlo Nason for Mazzega, Murano Glass
By Carlo Nason, Mazzega
Located in Merida, Yucatan
Ten-light Mid-Century Modern chandelier in chromed hardware and handblown Murano glass by Mazzega, with Carlo Nason glass, Murano, Italy, circa 1970.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Space Age Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Murano Glass + Brass Pendant Light by F. Fabbian for Mazzega, Italy 1980s
By Mazzega, F. Fabbian
Located in Chicago, IL
A stunning Murano glass pendant light by F.Fabbian for Mazzega, Italy 1980s. This piece has a polished brass frame with a hand blown cream glass shade featuring subtle speckled detai...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Murano Round Sandblasted Glass Light Blu Color Chandeliers, 1990
Located in Rome, IT
Fantastic Venetian sandblasted and light blu color for a Cascade of Murano leaves. A striking color for this chandelier. All in Murano art glass with sandblasted and light blu leave...
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1990s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Medium Size Venini Glass Prisms Camer Light Fixture
By Camer Glass, Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Very nice Mid-Century Modern, medium size Camer light fixture pendant.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Italian Murano Glass Sputnik Twelve-Light Chandelier
Located in Oakland, CA
Murano Sputnik chandelier with 76 tear-drop bubble encased glass rods, twelve lights, on a chrome centre. Matching nine-light chandelier also available upon request.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Modern Light Blu Crystal Prism Murano Glass Chandelier, 1970
Located in Rome, IT
Amazing multitier triedi crystal chandelier, with light blu pendants, 1970. Height: 45 cm glass + 40 cm chain = total height 85 cm. Diameter: (45 cm).
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Steel

Large Moderne Murano Glass Ten-Light Chandelier
Located in New York, NY
A large, circa 1960s Italian blown glass chandelier with ten-light. The arms with mercury glass bobeches and with clear glass insets. Silver plated body with original patina. Mercury...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

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5 Light Murano Glass Chandelier For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal 5 light murano glass chandelier for your home. Frequently made of glass, murano glass and metal, every 5 light murano glass chandelier was constructed with great care. Find 1362 options for an antique or vintage 5 light murano glass chandelier now, or shop our selection of 172 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. There are many kinds of the 5 light murano glass chandelier you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. When you’re browsing for the right 5 light murano glass chandelier, those designed in Mid-Century Modern, Modern and Art Deco styles are of considerable interest. You’ll likely find more than one 5 light murano glass chandelier that is appealing in its simplicity, but Kalmar Lighting, Mazzega Murano and Doria Leuchten Germany produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a 5 Light Murano Glass Chandelier?

The average selling price for a 5 light murano glass chandelier at 1stDibs is $2,900, while they’re typically $235 on the low end and $116,248 for the highest priced.

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.