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Midcentury Industrial German VEB Copper, Cast Brass, Iron and Glass Pendant Lamp
By VEB
Located in Leicester, Leicestershire
A reclaimed retro industrial copper and brass ceiling pendant. Originally bridge lights made in the 1960s by VEB a German manufacturer, salvaged and professionally restored by Loo...
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Vintage 1960s German Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Copper, Iron

20th Century Industrial VEB Copper & Aluminium Pendant C/W Cage & Bronze Fitting
By Industrial Design
Located in Leicester, Leicestershire
VEB copper and aluminium pendant with target grill. VEB was formed in he early 1950s and was the biggest Luminaire manufacturer in the GDR. The publicly owned operation (German...
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Vintage 1970s German Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Brass, Bronze, Copper, Steel

1970s Industrial VEB German Copper & Aluminium Pendant Lamp Cage & Glass lens
By Industrial Design
Located in Leicester, Leicestershire
VEB copper and aluminium pendant with target grill. VEB was formed in the early 1950s and was the biggest Luminaire manufacturer in the GDR.   The publicly owned operation (Germ...
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Vintage 1970s German Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Brass, Bronze, Copper, Steel

Stilnovo Pendant Copper Chandelier, 1958
Located in Rome, IT
Mid-Century Modern pendant lamp, designed and manufactured in Italy by Stilnovo in the 1950s. Made of black enameled copper, copper, white enameled iron frame, brass details and opa...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Iron, Copper

Copper Svend Aage Holm Sorensen Pendant Lamp for Holm Sorensen and Company
By Holm Sørensen
Located in Den Haag, NL
Rare Svend Aage Holm Sorensen pendant lamp for Holm Sorensen and Company. Denmark. Adjustable in height.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Copper

Copper Chandelier with Frosted Torch Glass by Chase
By Chase Brass and Copper Company
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Copper chandelier with three arms featuring frosted torch glass light fixtures. The chandelier features elegant circular Bakelite accents.
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Art Deco Regency Style Chandelier
By Chase Brass and Copper Company
Located in New York, NY
Stylish four-light chandelier, of black finished steel and brass trim. The fixture has four candle light sockets, attached to the cylindrical center body. This chandelier is good, or...
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Mid-20th Century American Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Steel

Beautiful 1930s Brass and Copper Chandelier with Purple Glass
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A beautiful 1930 chandelier, the purple glass look amazing when they is a window behind the chandelier.      
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Vintage 1930s American Chandeliers and Pendants

Chandelier in Brushed Copper and Brass
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
The modern chandelier has a structure that features details in brushed copper, brushed brass and aged brass. Perfect to give an unexpected touch to a dining room decor. Structure an...
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21st Century and Contemporary European Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers an...

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Brass, Copper

  • Chandelier in Brushed Copper and Brass
  • Chandelier in Brushed Copper and Brass
  • Chandelier in Brushed Copper and Brass
  • Chandelier in Brushed Copper and Brass
H 25.99 in. W 56.3 in. D 56.3 in.
Koben Chandelier in Brushed Copper and Brass
By Brabbu
Located in New York, NY
København was a Viking fishing village known for their brave people. Koben Suspension Light pays tribute to this heritage. The modern chandelier has a structure that features details...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers ...

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Copper, Brass

  • Koben Chandelier in Brushed Copper and Brass
  • Koben Chandelier in Brushed Copper and Brass
  • Koben Chandelier in Brushed Copper and Brass
  • Koben Chandelier in Brushed Copper and Brass
H 25.99 in. W 56.3 in. D 56.3 in.
Arts & Crafts Brass and Copper Pendant Chandelier
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Beautifully detailed, Arts & Crafts chandelier features an orb of stamped brass and copper with five arms topped with cloth shades. The chandelier hangs 60 inches using all the brass...
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Vintage 1920s American Arts and Crafts Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Copper

Custom 14-Arm Brass and Copper Sputnik Chandelier / Fixture
Located in New York, NY
Custom 14-arm brass and copper Sputnik chandelier. Please note that this fixture is customizable.
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21st Century and Contemporary American Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Copper

Six Candle Copper, Brass and Iron Gothic Revival Chandelier
Located in Minneapolis, MN
This six-candle Gothic Revival chandelier is a beautiful mix of many metals and textures. The fixture's heavy cast brass body and finials, flared cast iron arms with decorative ornam...
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Vintage 1920s American Gothic Revival Chandeliers and Pendants

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Iron, Brass, Copper

1940 Huge Decorative Copper Brass and Graved Glass Chandelier
By Jules Leleu
Located in Zurich, CH
1940 huge copper brass and graved glass chandelier with eight bulbs glass in perfect condition.
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Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Copper

Frederick Copper Modernist Brass Chandelier
By Frederick Cooper
Located in Tarrytown, NY
Signed Frederick Cooper brass modernist chandelier. It has 12 lights.
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Solid Copper and Brass Pendant
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
2-355 solid copper and brass pendant with reflective white enamel interior Rewired 3 feet chain and canopy 100 watt max Edison bulb.
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Vintage 1970s Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Copper

  • Solid Copper and Brass Pendant
  • Solid Copper and Brass Pendant
  • Solid Copper and Brass Pendant
  • Solid Copper and Brass Pendant
H 10 in. Dm 17.5 in.
Large Vintage Italian Art Deco Chandelier in Brass and Copper
By Pietro Chiesa, Fontana Arte, Stilnovo
Located in Shepperton, Surrey
A large and opulent Italian Art Deco chandelier attributed to Pietro Chiesa for Fontana Arte. In beautiful bright brass with copper stem and glass diffuser, this original 1930s up...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Copper

Artist Silas Seandel Brass & Copper Sculpture Chandelier
By Silas Seandel
Located in Las Vegas, NV
Commissioned chandelier sculpture by Silas Seandel from a Broadmoor Colorado estate. Monumental work of art by Silas, signed and dated 1972. Measures over 3 feet wide x 2 feet tall. ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Copper

Rosie Li "Inez" Sculptural Chandelier in Alabaster, Brushed Copper and Brass
By Rosie Li
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Large, organic tree-like hanging lamp made of folded and hammered copper shades, satin brass body, a carved white Spanish alabaster counterweight, and premium Tala ceramic LED bulbs,...
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2010s American Chandeliers and Pendants

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Alabaster, Brass, Copper, Copper

Rosie Li "Inez" Sculptural Chandelier in Alabaster, Antique Copper and Brass
By Rosie Li
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Large, organic tree-like hanging lamp made of folded and hammered copper shades, satin brass body, a carved white Spanish alabaster counterweight, and premium Tala ceramic LED bulbs,...
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2010s American Chandeliers and Pendants

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Alabaster, Brass, Copper, Copper

Metal Brass Copper Bird Chandelier
Located in New York, NY
A repousse metal brass and copper bird light fixture, circa 1950s. Single light. Measures: 32" min. drop, 24" wide.
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Vintage 1950s Chandeliers and Pendants

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

1950s Three-Arm with Reflector Chandelier in Perforated Copper and Brass
By Angelo Lelii, Gino Sarfatti
Located in London, GB
Original and charming three-arm chandelier with three adjustable perforated up-lighter shades in copper and disk-shape reflectors, connected by a brass frame and fixtures. Similar c...
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Vintage 1950s Scandinavian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Copper

Myriad Tall Chandelier in Satin Brass, Copper, and Alabaster White Glass
By Gabriel Scott
Located in New York, NY
The Myriad series is the newest addition to the Gabriel Scott lighting family. Inspired by nature’s bioluminescent organisms, this modular series features the brand’s signature doubl...
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21st Century and Contemporary Canadian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Copper, Brass

Rupert Nikoll Chandelier, Glass Copper Brass, Austria, 1950s
By Emil Stejnar, Rupert Nikoll
Located in Graz, AT
Unusual six-arm chandelier by Rupert Nikoll, Vienna, 1950s. Made of cut-glass and natural aged copper and brass. The stem is covered by ebonized wood. Decorated with a lot of glass h...
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Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Copper

Emil Stejnar Sputnik Chandelier Pendant Light, Brass Copper and Glass, 1950s
By Rupert Nikoll, Emil Stejnar
Located in Graz, AT
Beautiful chandelier / pendant light in the form of a bunch of flowers by Emil Stejnar for Rupert Nikoll, Vienna Austria, from the 1950s. It is made of brass, copper and hand cut cry...
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Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Brass, Copper

Italian Brass Copper Blown Glass Chandelier
Located in Tarrytown, NY
Rewired for the US. Some oxidation to the metal.
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Mid-20th Century Chandeliers and Pendants

Brass and Copper Industrial Light Fixture
Located in San Francisco, CA
Surgical light converted to a hanging ceiling fixture. Fixture comes with 30" of industrial chain. There is another nearly identical one available as well.
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20th Century Unknown Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Copper

Industrial Copper and Brass Pendant Lamp
Located in London, GB
Early 20th century industrial shock-proof pendant in copper and brass with clear glass and brass cage. Excellent timeless design of a very functional lamp and beautiful craftsmansh...
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Early 20th Century German Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Copper, Brass

Copper and Brass Ship Deck Light
Located in Atlanta, GA
Copper and brass ship deck light, in untouched condition, newly rewired, original glass lens.
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20th Century American Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Copper

2 Large Swedish Midcentury Marine Industrial Brass, Copper Chandelier, Pendants
Located in New York, NY
Two large Swedish midcentury marine Industrial chandeliers, pendants, flush mount fixtures or lanterns in solid brass and copper for a modern or traditional interior. There is a slig...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Copper

1910s Copper Washed Brass 4-Light Victorian Beaded Down Light Chandelier
Located in New York, NY
1910s Victorian copper washed Japan finish brass chandelier featuring four down lights. Price includes restoration and shades. Drop adjustable, please specify. This can be seen at ou...
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Vintage 1910s American Victorian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Copper

Chandelier Black Pearl with Aluminium and Brass Structure in Copper Finish
Located in Paris, FR
Chandelier black pearl with aluminium and brass structure in copper finish with glossy black globes. Shades in glossy black and gold powder paint inside. 8 x G9 bulbs included. Also ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Brass

Waldorf Astoria 3-Arm Copper Plated Brass French Decorative Chandelier
Located in New York, NY
This small and elegant three light cast brass fixture has a copper plated finish. This light manufactured in the 20th century is one that was original to the 36th and 37th floors of ...
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20th Century North American Empire Chandeliers and Pendants

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Copper, Bronze

Grace Copper Chandelier
By Prof
Located in Milan, IT
A tribute to Minimalist design, this chandelier will imbue a room with captivating sophistication. Diffusing a soft light from its 12 spherical shades (Ø 14 cm) made of white mouth-b...
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2010s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Steel, Brass

  • Grace Copper Chandelier
  • Grace Copper Chandelier
  • Grace Copper Chandelier
  • Grace Copper Chandelier
H 58.27 in. W 42.13 in. D 47.25 in.
Patinated Copper Chandelier, circa 1915
Located in Vienna, AT
Rare sculptural early 20th century chandelier in dark patinated copper. A large central copper globe (circa 12inches/30cm) with five sculpted arms, each with an original brass and ce...
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Vintage 1910s German Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Copper

Italian Ceiling Light, 1940s, Glass, Brass and Copper
By Pietro Chiesa
Located in Vienna, AT
Charming Italian 1940s ceiling light in brass, copper and Murano glass. Brass structure with copper socket covers and organic hand-molded glass 'leaves'. Partially heavy patina on th...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Copper

W.A.S Benson, an Arts & Crafts Copper & Brass Chandelier with 5 Vaseline Shades
By W.A.S. Benson
Located in London, GB
W.A.S Benson. An Arts & Crafts copper and brass chandelier with 5 Vaseline shades.
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Antique Early 1900s English Arts and Crafts Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Copper

Stilnovo Chandelier Glass Copper-Plated Brass 1950, Italy
By Stilnovo
Located in Milano, IT
Stilnovo Chandelier glass copper-plated brass 1950, Italy.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Other Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

W.A.S Benson. An Arts & Crafts copper & brass chandelier with 5 Vaseline shades
By W.A.S. Benson
Located in London, GB
W.A.S Benson. An Arts & Crafts copper & brass chandelier with 5 Vaseline shades
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Antique Early 1900s English Arts and Crafts Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Copper

Art Deco Copper Pendant Chandelier
Located in Antwerp, BE
French Art Deco copper chandelier. Measures: Diameter 50 cm. Height 75 cm. 3 E27 bulbs.
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Early 20th Century Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Copper

  • Art Deco Copper Pendant Chandelier
  • Art Deco Copper Pendant Chandelier
  • Art Deco Copper Pendant Chandelier
  • Art Deco Copper Pendant Chandelier
H 29.53 in. Dm 19.69 in.
Emil Stejnar Sputnik Chandelier Rupert Nikoll, Brass Copper Glass, Vienna, 1950s
By Emil Stejnar, Rupert Nikoll
Located in Nierstein am Rhein, DE
Beautiful and rare chandelier or pendant light in form of a bunch of flowers by Emil Stejnar for Rupert Nikoll, Vienna, Austria. An original midcentury vintage piece manufactured aro...
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Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Copper

Pair of Large Copper and Brass Nautical Pendants
Located in Heath, MA
Pair of large polished copper and brass nautical pendant lights, circa 1950, with copper interiors, tempered glass lenses and wonderful patina. Salvaged from a decommissioned marine ...
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Mid-20th Century Unknown Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Copper

Emil Stejnar Chandelier "Water Fountain" Brass Copper Glass
By Emil Stejnar
Located in Frisco, TX
A beautiful chandelier in the form of a fountain. Attributed to Emil Stejnar for Rupert Nikoll, Vienna, Austria. An original vintage piece manufactured in Mid-Century (1950s-1960s). ...
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Vintage 1950s Austrian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Metal

Etta Chandelier in Copper
By Delightfull
Located in New York, NY
Etta is a large chandelier inspired by one of the best jazz singers of all times. Being the sophisticated lighting design it is, it boasts a nostalgic and feminine vibe, making it th...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers ...

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Brass

  • Etta Chandelier in Copper
  • Etta Chandelier in Copper
  • Etta Chandelier in Copper
  • Etta Chandelier in Copper
H 50.01 in. Dm 45.28 in.
Pair of Nautical Copper and Brass Pendant Light Lanterns
Located in Nantucket, MA
Two copper and brass ship's deck lights originally used to load and unload cargo at night, circa 1970s. They have been rewired for American use. These were from a decommissioned Euro...
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Mid-20th Century European Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Copper

Elegant Art Deco Copper Pendant Chandelier
Located in Antwerp, BE
French Art Deco copper chandelier. Measures: Diameter 50 cm. Height 75 cm. 3 E27 bulbs.
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Early 20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Copper

Mid Century Modern Brass Copper Crystal Chandelier by Rupert Nikoll Vienna 1950s
By Rupert Nikoll
Located in Vienna, AT
This magnificent chandelier by Rupert Nikoll, Vienna 1950s is a wonderful connection from the traditional chandeliers of the earlier era to the 1950s. The chandelier is made of bras...
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Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Brass, Copper

Mid Century Modern Vintage Chandelier by Emil Stejnar 1950 Austria Copper Brass
By Emil Stejnar
Located in Vienna, AT
A mid century modern vintage chandelier, which was made of copper and brass combination, which was designed by Emil Stejnar in Vienna circa 1950. Additionally the chandelier feature...
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Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Copper

1880's Russian Rifle Bayonet Pendant Chandelier, Steel, Copper, Brass & Bronze
Located in Leicester, Leicestershire
These chandeliers are exclusive to Loomlight design and are built to order using rifle bayonets from late 19th century Mosin-Nagant military rifle developed by the Imperial Russian A...
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Antique 1890s European Late Victorian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Steel

Rosie Li "Inez" Sculptural Wall Light in Antique Copper and Brass
By Rosie Li
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Large, organic sconce made of a folded, hammered and patinated copper shade with polished brass hardware, from Rosie Li's 2018 "Inez" series. Inspired by the forests of Yucatán, t...
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2010s American Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Copper, Copper

1970s Japanese Large Industrial Copper and Brass Dome Pendant Lamp
By Wiska
Located in Leicester, Leicestershire
A large copper and brass pendant lamp made in Japan in the 1970s for industrial use on cargo ships and sea going vessels. The dome is made from spun brass with a cast brass top, ...
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Vintage 1970s Japanese Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Copper

1970s Industrial Copper, Polished Brass and Glass Flameproof Edison Tube Light
By Daeyang, Industrial Design
Located in Leicester, Leicestershire
Reclaimed vintage industrial Korean flameproof strip light made by Daeyang in the 1970s with copper veneer finishing. Original item salvaged from supertankers and military vessels ...
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Late 20th Century Korean Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Brass, Brass, Copper, Copper

1970s Industrial Copper and Brass Flameproof LED Tube Ceiling Strip Light
By Daeyang
Located in Leicester, Leicestershire
1970s vintage industrial copper and brass flameproof LED tube ceiling strip light made by Daeyang with adjustable suspension bar. Original item salvaged from decommissioned ships...
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Late 20th Century Korean Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Brass, Brass, Copper, Copper

Opaline And Brass With Copper Paavo Tynell Pendant, Finland, 1950s
By Tapio Wirkkala
Located in Maastricht, NL
The brass ring has beautiful snowstar openings which give the light a beautiful poetic atmosphere. Total drop can be adjusted to your requirements
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Vintage 1950s Finnish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Copper, Brass

Rosie Li "Inez" Sculptural Wall Light in Blue Salt Copper and Brass
By Rosie Li
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Large, organic sconce made of a folded, hammered and patinated copper shade with polished brass hardware, from Rosie Li's 2018 "Inez" series. Inspired by the forests of Yucatán, t...
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2010s American Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Copper, Copper

Rosie Li "Inez" Sculptural Wall Light in Blue Salt Copper and Brass
By Rosie Li
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Large, organic sconce made of a folded, hammered and patinated copper shade with polished brass hardware, from Rosie Li's 2018 "Inez" series. Inspired by the forests of Yucatán, t...
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2010s American Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Copper, Copper

Renaissance Revival Copper and Brass Pendant Light
Located in Dallas, TX
Renaissance Revival Copper and Brass Pendant Light, inverted bell form, with repousse foliate decoration
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Antique 19th Century Chandeliers and Pendants

Scandinavian Modern Pendant Light in Opaline Glass, Copper and Brass, 1970s
Located in Esbjerg, DK
Large mushroom shaped opaline glass ceiling lamp. The top is made from polished copper and hammered brass. Unknown Scandinavian maker/designer in the manner of Lisa Johansson-Pape an...
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Vintage 1970s Scandinavian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Copper, Brass

Copper Glass and Black Metal Pendant Chandelier, circa 1950s
By Stilnovo
Located in Wiesbaden, Hessen
A midcentury six-light Stilnovo style copper Sputnik chandelier. Socket: 6 xE27 or E26 for standard screw bulbs.    
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Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

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Brass And Copper Chandelier For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the brass and copper chandelier you’re looking for at 1stDibs. A brass and copper chandelier — often made from metal, brass and copper — can elevate any home. There are 123 variations of the antique or vintage brass and copper chandelier you’re looking for, while we also have 90 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. Your living room may not be complete without a brass and copper chandelier — find older editions for sale from the 19th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. A brass and copper chandelier made by Mid-Century Modern designers — as well as those associated with Art Deco — is very popular. You’ll likely find more than one brass and copper chandelier that is appealing in its simplicity, but Mambo Unlimited Ideas, Jonathan Ben-Tovim and Ladies & Gentlemen Studio produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Brass And Copper Chandelier?

Prices for a brass and copper chandelier start at $276 and top out at $31,157 with the average selling for $2,318.

Finding the Right Chandeliers Pendant Lights for You

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

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

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

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

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

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