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Black Enamel Dutch Design Vintage Industrial Cast Aluminum Pendant Light
By Philips
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Black industrial hanging lamp, with aluminum top. Weight: 4.7 kg / 10.4 lb All lamps have been made suitable by international standards for incandescent light bulbs, energy-eff...
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20th Century Dutch Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Enamel

Grey Aluminum Vintage Industrial Pendant Lamps
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Industrial hanging light Hammer blow grey aluminium Weight: 4.20 kg / 9.3 lb Priced per individual item. All lamps have been made suitable by international standards for incan...
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20th Century Polish Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Green Enamel Vintage Industrial Aluminum Top Pendant Lights
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Enamel industrial pendant Light green enamel shade, white inside. Dark gray cast aluminum top Weight: 2.20 kg / 4.9 lb Priced per individual item. All lamps have been made suitable...
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Mid-20th Century Ukrainian Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Enamel

Gray Aluminum Shade Vintage Industrial Iron Scissor Spot Lights
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Scissor varia steel pendant. Gray aluminum Philips spot light. Mounting plate: 12 × 7 cm Weight: 6.8 kg / 15 lb All lamps have been made suitable by international standards...
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Mid-20th Century Dutch Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Steel, Aluminum

Cast Aluminum Vintage Industrial Clear Glass Cage Hanging Lamps
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Industrial hanging lamp silver grey green cast aluminum clear glass Weight: 9.00 kg / 19.8 lb Priced per individual item. All lamps have been made suitable by international s...
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Mid-20th Century Polish Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Cast Aluminum Vintage Industrial Clear Glass Cage Hanging Lamps
Located in Amsterdam, NL
industrial hanging lamp silver grey green cast aluminum clear glass Weight: 10.50 kg / 23.1 lb Priced per individual item. All lamps have been made suitable by international standa...
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Mid-20th Century Czech Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Cast Aluminum Vintage Industrial Clear Glass Cage Hanging Lamp
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Industrial hanging lamp silver gray cast aluminum clear glass Weight: 8.50 kg / 18.7 lb Priced per individual item. All lamps have been made suitable by international standar...
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Mid-20th Century Polish Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Gray Aluminum Vintage Industrial Cast Iron Top Clear Glass Pendant Lamps
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Gray Industrial pendant. Aluminum shade, cast iron top and clear glass. Weight: 4.50 kg / 9.9 lb Priced per individual item. All lamps have been made suitable by international...
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20th Century Hungarian Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Iron, Aluminum

Gray Aluminum Vintage Industrial Cast Iron Top Clear Glass Pendant Lamps
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Gray Industrial pendant. Aluminum shade, cast iron top and clear glass. Weight: 4.50 kg / 9.9 lb Priced per individual item. All lamps have been made suitable by international stan...
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20th Century Hungarian Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Iron, Aluminum

Black Aluminum Vintage Industrial Cast Iron Top Clear Glass Pendant Lights
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Vintage black industrial pendant. Aluminum shade, cast iron top and clear glass. Weight 4.50 kg / 9.9 lb Priced per individual item. All lamps have been made suitable by inter...
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Mid-20th Century Polish Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Iron

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

Black Enamel Vintage Industrial Philips Dutch Design Classic Pendant Lights
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Original Dutch Philips Industrial pendant. HDK 250 Black enamel shade with white interior Cast aluminum top Weight: 4.40 kg / 9.7 lb Priced per individual item. All lamps hav...
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20th Century Dutch Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Enamel, Aluminum

Black Enamel Philips Vintage Industrial Dutch Design Classic Pendant Lights
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Original Dutch Philips industrial pendant. HDK 250 Black enamel shade with white interior Cast aluminum top Weight: 4.40 kg / 9.7 lb Priced per individual item. All lamps hav...
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20th Century Dutch Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Enamel

Poul Henningsen Ph Louvre Pendant Light
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Stunning large-scale Poul Henningsen "PH Louvre" pendant lamp for Louis Poulsen in excellent original condition, pendant is composed of thirteen concentric, stacked white metal louve...
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20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Zeiss Ikon Mirror Glass Vintage Industrial Hanging Light Pendant
By Zeiss Ikon
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Zeiss Ikon mirror glass pendant Aluminium top 2 meter black wire excluding light bulb E27 / E26 Weight: 1.20 kg / 2.6 lb Priced per individual item. All lamps have been...
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Mid-20th Century German Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Black Enamel Philips Vintage Industrial Dutch Design Classic Pendant Lights
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Black industrial hanging lamps, with cast aluminum top. Weight: 4.40 kg / 9.7 lb Priced per individual item. All lamps have been made suitable by international standards for i...
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20th Century Dutch Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Enamel

Round Crystal Ice Glass Bowl by Doria, 1970s, Germany
By Doria Leuchten Germany
Located in Hagenbach, DE
A beautiful glass bowl hanging lamp made in Germany in the 1970s. The light is made of Murano glass. It has an amazing transparent color and it is very solid. The top of the lamp is ...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

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

Large Round White Crystal Ice Glass Bowl by Doria, 1970s, Germany
By Doria Leuchten Germany
Located in Hagenbach, DE
A beautiful glass bowl hanging lamp made in Germany in the 1970s. The light is made of Murano glass. It has an amazing transparent color and it is very solid. The top of the lamp is ...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Gray Metal Vintage Industrial Cast Clear Glass Cage Pendant Lamps
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Industrial hanging lamp. Silver grey cast aluminum. Clear glass. Weight: 7.1 kg / 15.7 lb Priced per individual item. All lamps have been made suitable by international standa...
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Mid-20th Century Czech Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Gray Enamel Vintage Industrial Pendant Light
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Enamel industrial pendant Gray enamel shade, white inside. Dark gray / green cast aluminum top Weight: 2.90 kg / 6.4 lb Priced per individual item. All lamps have been made s...
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Mid-20th Century Ukrainian Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Enamel, Aluminum

"Flute Magnum" Glass and Aluminum Pendant Lamp by Franco Raggi for FontanaArte
By Franco Raggi, Fontana Arte
Located in New York, NY
"Flute Magnum" is a pendant lamp, designed by Franco Raggi and manufactured by FontanaArte, with a transparent borosilicate glass diffuser, a reflector in polished chromed aluminum a...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Chrome

French Midcentury Black Double Cone Diabolo Pendant Chandelier, 1950s
Located in Nümbrecht, NRW
This elegant double cone chandelier was manufactured in France in the 1950s. It is made of brass and has got two black painted aluminum up and down diabolo shades. Partially resto...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Brass

Serge Mouille Pendant Ceiling Spider Lamp with Five Fixed Arms
Located in London, GB
My favourite Serge Mouille.
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Vintage 1950s Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Italian Six-Arm Ceiling Light, 1940s
By Paolo Buffa, Pietro Chiesa
Located in Vienna, AT
Rare Italian ceiling light from the 1940s. Six brass arms with off-white lacquered and frilled socket covers. Lots of patina on the brass and some loss of original paint. Six origina...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Brass

Set of Three Lovely Mid-Century Modern Diabolo Pendant Lamps, 1950s, Germany
Located in Munich, DE
Set of three extremely rare and elegant Mid-Century Modern diabolo pendant lamps. Designed and manufactured probably in 1950s, Germany. Executed in perforated and lacquered aluminiu...
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Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

1970s German Cast Metal Explosion Proof Strip Light with Glass and Steel Shade
By Leuchtenbau Wittenberg
Located in Leicester, Leicestershire
German flame proof strip light with shades / glass guard. An extremely substantial statement piece modified by our team and ready to install commercially or at home. These ligh...
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Vintage 1970s German Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Steel

Pair of Murano Pendants of Murano by Nason for Mazzega, 1970s
By Carlo Nason
Located in Rome, IT
Very rare Murano glass made by one of the great protagonists of the artistic glass creativity. Each of them is formed by two large massive glasses.
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Late 20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

One of Four Pendant Lamps Crystal Glass attributed to Stilnovo, circa 1962
By Stilnovo
Located in Vienna, AT
One of Four Pendant Lamps Crystal Glass attributed to Stilnovo, circa 1962 Set of four pendant lights textured glass - Priced per item. Beautiful Italian pendant lights with black m...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Aluminum

Lovely Mid-Century Modern Diabolo Pendant Lamp by Hillebrand, 1950s, Germany
By Hillebrand
Located in Munich, DE
Elegant Mid-Century Modern diabolo pendant lamp. Designed and manufactured by Hillebrand Leuchtenfabrik, 1950s, Germany. Executed in perforated and brass anodized aluminium. The lam...
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Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Space Age Chrome and Brushed Alloy UFO Pendant Lamp, 1970s, Italy
By Arne Jacobsen
Located in Vienna, AT
Beautiful Italian Space Age UFO ceiling lamp. Chromed metal and brushed alloy with white interior. Fully working and tested condition with six E27 Edison sockets, the lamp works on ...
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Late 20th Century Italian Space Age Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Chrome

Serge Mouille Spider Ceiling Lamp with Five Arms
By Serge Mouille
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Entire Serge Mouille lighting collection, currently 42 models. See listing in pictures. Most lamps in stock in our Brooklyn warehouse. Not all models posted on 1stdibs, any model c...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

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Aluminum, Steel

Large Stilnovo Ball Pendant Lamp Opal Glass, circa 1950
By Stilnovo
Located in Vienna, AT
Large Stilnovo ball pendant opal glass, circa 1950, Italy. Beautiful 16" Italian pendant light with a large lacquered trumpet-shaped aluminum head. It's in good to very good conditio...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Brass

Kaiser Idell & Co. Leuchten Bauhaus Tube Ceiling Light, 1940s, Germany
By Kaiser Idell, Kaiser Leuchten
Located in Vienna, AT
Beautiful slim line Bauhaus ceiling lamp manufactured by Kaiser Idell (Kaiser & Co Leuchten, Germany est. 1865). Brushed metal and alloy. Fully working and tested condition, rebu...
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Late 20th Century Italian Space Age Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Chrome

Vintage Doria Leuchten 1960s Pink Murano Glass Globe Pendant Lights / Lamps
By Doria Leuchten Germany
Located in Landau an der Isar, Bayern
Exceptional and large pair (sold individually) vintage rose pink tinted midcentury Murano glass ceiling pendant light fixtures by Doria Leuchten, Germany. Made in the later half of t...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Peill & Putzler Large 1970s Chrome and Clear Glass Biomorphic Pendant Light
By Peill & Putzler
Located in Landau an der Isar, Bayern
One of a pair of beautiful midcentury design by Peill & Putzler in the 1970s. This is an absolutely Classic piece of design, featuring a clear glass globe shade with a waved or ribbe...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Chrome

French 1950s Aluminium Chandelier
Located in Buchanan, NY
French 1950s cast aluminium chandelier with six globes.
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Vintage 1950s French Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Orb Aluminium Chandeliers
By Verner Panton
Located in Tarrytown, NY
Orbit aluminium frames with smoked glass globes. Newly wired. Two different sizes: Main picture: Two side fixtures are 36in H x 16in D Middle pendant is 39in H x 18in D.   
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Mid-20th Century American Chandeliers and Pendants

  • Orb Aluminium Chandeliers
  • Orb Aluminium Chandeliers
  • Orb Aluminium Chandeliers
  • Orb Aluminium Chandeliers
H 39 in. Dm 18 in.
Aluminum Chandelier by Max Sauze
By Max Sauze
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
This stylish, optic chandelier fabricated in die-cut aluminum dates to the 1970s and was created by Max Sauze. Note: Requires one Edison based light bulb. Note: Overall height...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Chrome

  • Aluminum Chandelier by Max Sauze
  • Aluminum Chandelier by Max Sauze
  • Aluminum Chandelier by Max Sauze
  • Aluminum Chandelier by Max Sauze
H 22 in. W 24.25 in. D 24.25 in.
French 1960s Aluminum Chandeliers by Cesar Putzeys
By Cesar Putzeys
Located in Long Island City, NY
Fine French 1960s aluminum chandelier by Cesar Putzeys. Matching sconces are available. Creation Cesar Putzeys, 1966. Reference: Exposition "Lumiere ; je pense a vous!" Par...
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Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Max Sauze Aluminum Chandelier, France 1970s
By Max Sauze
Located in Miami, FL
Beautiful aluminum chandelier made of interlocking strips by Max Sauze. This item is in perfect shape and was in made in the 70's in France.
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

  • Max Sauze Aluminum Chandelier, France 1970s
  • Max Sauze Aluminum Chandelier, France 1970s
  • Max Sauze Aluminum Chandelier, France 1970s
  • Max Sauze Aluminum Chandelier, France 1970s
H 12.5 in. W 9.75 in. D 9.75 in.
Italian Brass and Black Painted Aluminium Chandelier
By Midcentury Italian school
Located in Milano, IT
Vintage Italian-made chandelier from the 1950s. The chandelier is made with a patina brass frame. At the end of the brass stem we find an inverted pyramidal dome in white painted alu...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Brass

Aluminium Chandelier by Giovanni Minelli Prototype, Italy
By Giovanni Minelli
Located in Milan, Italy
A large prototype lacquered aluminium ceiling light, 2008 designed by Giovanni Minelli.  
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Early 2000s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

1920s Georgian Style Eight-Arm Gold-Plated Aluminum Chandelier
Located in New York, NY
Georgian style gold-plated aluminum chandelier with eight powerful arms and detailed finial. Priced each. Price includes restoration. 1-2 weeks to process. This can be seen at our 33...
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Vintage 1920s American Georgian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Gold

Glass, Chrome, and Aluminum Chandelier by Italian Designer Gaetano Sciolari
By Gaetano Sciolari
Located in New York, NY
AHL3921 A vintage thirteen-light polished chrome and brushed aluminum chandelier with textured glass diffusers. This sculptural mid-century modern fixture was designed by the Ital...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Chrome

Huge Spectacular 1950s Custom-Made Mid-Century Modern Aluminum Chandelier
Located in Lafayette, IN
Do you have a massive, poorly lit Mid-Century Modern mansion that's missing a certain je ne sais quoi? Well look no further than this sensational, custom-made 1950s chandelier! Chand...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

1960s Chromed Aluminium Chandelier with Three Large Murano Pulegoso Glass
By Carlo Nason
Located in Vigonza, Padua
1960s modernist steel chromed and aluminium pendant chandelier with three large Murano Pulegoso glass 'BUBBLE', Carlo Nason attributable Measures cm: Height 100, diameter 55 (ball d...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Aluminum Yellow Chandelier 1960s
By Stilnovo
Located in Den Haag, NL
Very nice chandelier. Three aluminum perforated chalices. Original Yellow color. Adjustable in height. 1960s Italy. E27 bulb needed.  
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

  • Aluminum Yellow Chandelier 1960s
  • Aluminum Yellow Chandelier 1960s
  • Aluminum Yellow Chandelier 1960s
  • Aluminum Yellow Chandelier 1960s
H 43.31 in. Dm 10.24 in.
Beardslee Williamson Polychrome Art Deco Slip Shade Chandelier
By Beardslee Chandelier Co.
Located in Minneapolis, MN
Produced by Williamson & Co, Chicago’s Premium lighting supplier in the 1930s, this chandelier is a truly rare find in antique Art Deco glass and ‘slipper shades.’ Often this des...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Cyclone Chandelier, Aluminum, Metallic Chrome Bands
By Gaetano Sciolari
Located in New York, NY
Cyclone chandelier, aluminum, metallic chrome bands. Constructed of polished aluminum bands and a plastic cylinder diffuser. The body of the fixture measures: 23" W x 21" H. In good ...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Contemporary Champagne Chandelier in Aluminium by Altreforme
By Valentina Fontana
Located in Calolziocorte (Lecco) Italy, IT
This eight-goblet chandelier honours the great toasts of Prohibition period, rigorously marked by champagne. Pricing excludes VAT.      
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2010s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Aluminium Cyclone Chandelier Gaetano Sciolari
By Gaetano Sciolari
Located in Brecht, BE
Chandelier in polished aluminium and acryl, Gaetano Sciolari, Italy, 1970s.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Aluminum, Brass and Glass Chandelier, c1850
Located in valatie, NY
Rare aluminum, brass and glass chandelier, c1850, hand-forged aluminum with brass accents supports two former oil lamps with glass shades. First produced in 1825, aluminum was very d...
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Antique 19th Century French Victorian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Brass

Midcentury Abstract Aluminum Strip Ribbon Globe Chandelier
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Midcentury abstract ribbon chandelier hand fabricated from aluminum strips fixed together to make a skeleton-like globe. In the center is a suspended plastic white globe shade.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Steel

Sculpture Sciolari Chandelier Cubic Aluminium Design, 1970s
By Gaetano Sciolari
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Sculpture Sciolari chandelier cubic aluminium design, 1970s.
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Vintage 1970s Minimalist Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Aluminum, Chrome

Kastholm & Fabricius P376 Spun Aluminum Pendant Chandelier
By Jørgen Kastholm & Preben Fabricius
Located in Chicago, IL
Kastholm & Fabricus hand spun aluminum 28" diameter pendant chandelier model P376 KF2. Two pendants are available and priced individually. Originally designed in 1963 by Jørgen Kasth...
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2010s Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Polished Aluminium, Copper and Brass Art Deco Chandelier
Located in Donhead St Mary, Wiltshire
An Art Deco chandelier with polished aluminium sharp edged fins set upon a copper ring and accented with brass sphere details, all enclosing a glass shade, 1930s.
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Early 20th Century European Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Spun Aluminum Mid Century Chandelier with Concentric Rings
By Fog & Mørup
Located in New York, NY
Modernist spun aluminium fixture, probably Danish in origin, this chandelier shows cosmetic wear, and the plastic ceiling canopy has damage. Working, original condition, accepts stan...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Anodized Aluminium Modern Chandelier With 3 Blown Glass Globes
Located in Houston, TX
Anodized aluminium modern chandelier, circa 1950-1970, newly wired for use within the USA. Three lights (accommodate medium-base or Edison bulbs) within hand blown glass globes. Glob...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Italian Anodized Aluminium and Transparent Glass Balls Chandelier
Located in Porto, PT
Brass color anodized aluminium and transparent glass balls chandelier.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

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Aluminium Chandelier For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the aluminium chandelier you’re looking for. A aluminium chandelier — often made from metal, aluminum and glass — can elevate any home. Find 2989 options for an antique or vintage aluminium chandelier now, or shop our selection of 1270 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect aluminium chandelier — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. A aluminium chandelier, designed in the Mid-Century Modern, Modern or Industrial style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. Louis Poulsen, Flos and Poul Henningsen each produced at least one beautiful aluminium chandelier that is worth considering.

How Much is a Aluminium Chandelier?

Prices for a aluminium chandelier can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $89 and can go as high as $116,825, while the average can fetch as much as $1,802.

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.