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Large Lantern Form Pendant Cylindrical Glass Shade by Limburg, Germany, 1960s
By Glashütte Limburg
Located in Aachen, DE
Brass pendant fixture with cylindrical glass shade design by Limburg, Germany, 1960s Heavy quality and in very good condition. Cleaned, well-wired and ready to use. The fixture re...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Arts & Crafts Brass and Opaline Shade Oil Lamp or Adjustable Floral Chandelier
Located in Lisse, NL
Antique, stunning and rare, hand painted oil lamp. This large and impressive oil lamp dates from the early 1900s and the Arts & Crafts design is exceptional. It is made of top quali...
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Early 20th Century European Arts and Crafts Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Art Nouveau, Brass Vessel and Opaline Shade Oil Lamp or Adjustable Chandelier
Located in Lisse, NL
Rare and large antique oil lamp with blackened iron frame. This large and impressive oil lamp dates from the early 1900s. It is made of different, quality materials and expensive te...
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Early 20th Century European Arts and Crafts Chandeliers and Pendants

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Iron, Brass

Mauri Almari Triple Brass Shaded Chandelier for Idman, Finland, 1950s
By Almari Mauri, Idman
Located in Maastricht, NL
Three shiny brass model 'K2-48' shades, held together by a three-armed brass canopy. Designed by Mauri Almari for Idman, Finland, 1950s. The total drop can be adjusted to your requir...
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Vintage 1950s Finnish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Brass Hexagonal Gothic 6 Shade Chandelier
Located in Minneapolis, MN
This finely crafted chandelier features 6 stunning orange and cream colored shades delicately hanging from the extra long chains. The intricate detailing within the brass work of thi...
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Vintage 1920s American Gothic Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

Ivory and Brass Eight Shade Chandelier
Located in Culver City, CA
Rectangular form with brass hardware and eight ivory painted metal shades. Measures: 55" W x 33.5" D x 13.75" H x 35.5" overall H.
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

  • Ivory and Brass Eight Shade Chandelier
  • Ivory and Brass Eight Shade Chandelier
  • Ivory and Brass Eight Shade Chandelier
  • Ivory and Brass Eight Shade Chandelier
H 13.75 in. W 55 in. D 33.5 in.
French Brass Chandelier with a Tole Shade
Located in Dallas, TX
A French brass and tole chandelier.
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Vintage 1950s French Louis XVI Chandeliers and Pendants

Tole and Brass Chandelier with Tole Shade
Located in New Orleans, LA
Tole and brass chandelier of sphere with arrows piercing it and tole shade surmounted by an gilt brass eagle. c. 1920
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Early 20th Century French Chandeliers and Pendants

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Tin, Brass

Black & Brass 8-Shade Chandelier, Italy, 21st Century
Located in Culver City, CA
Black & Brass 8-Shade Chandelier, Italy, 21st Century Rectangular form with brass hardware and eight black painted metal shades.
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

9 Shade Italian Chandelier
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A beautiful classical midcentury 1950s Italian glass and naturally aged brass chandelier 9 glass shades with E12 candelabra based sockets per shade. Wired for use in the US. Light bu...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

  • 9 Shade Italian Chandelier
  • 9 Shade Italian Chandelier
  • 9 Shade Italian Chandelier
  • 9 Shade Italian Chandelier
H 37 in. Dm 28 in.
Mid-Century Modern Double Shade Chandelier, Brass and Steel
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Custom designed for a lighting showroom in LA, double shades hanging from all brass frame. Solid brass X-cross banding. With 5 light cluster bodies. Total 10 lights. Good size for a ...
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1990s North American French Provincial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Brutalista Chandelier, Brass Rings Nested Shade Unfinished, Brutalist Style
By Silvio Piattelli
Located in Tavarnelle val di Pesa, Florence
Captivating new design where I wanted to explore the Brutalist concept to use raw material as the element of a design. Brutalism is an important season in modern architecture, if...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Brutalist Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Victorian Brass and Opaline Round Shade Pendant or Chandelier
Located in Plainview, NY
An early 20th century Victorian brass pendant or chandelier featuring stunning figural and flowers design and its original opaline" heavy" round handcrafted shade decorated with hang...
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Early 20th Century French Victorian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Rare Nine Shade Brass and Glass Chandelier by Stilnovo
By Stilnovo
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Rare chandelier with nine rectangular brushed satin glass shades and brass plated nickel. Manufactured by Stilnovo in Milan, circa 1960s. Takes nine E27 40w maximum bulbs. Wired for ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Shade 36-Light Chandelier
By Officina Luce
Located in Milan, IT
The structure of this striking chandelier is crafted entirely of brass hanging from a 50 cm-long metal chain. The silhouette is modern and bold, and consists of a central element mad...
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2010s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Metal

  • Shade 36-Light Chandelier
  • Shade 36-Light Chandelier
  • Shade 36-Light Chandelier
  • Shade 36-Light Chandelier
H 63 in. Dm 59.06 in.
Gianfranco Ferré Home Douglas Chandelier in Brass and Glass Shade
By Gianfranco Ferre Home
Located in Cantu, IT
Structure in brass. Bronzed finishing. Shades in molded glass.   
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Vilhelm Lauritzen 7-Shade Brass & Glass Ring Chandelier for Louis Poulsen
By Louis Poulsen, Vilhelm Lauritzen
Located in Glendale, CA
Vilhelm Lauritzen 7- shade brass & glass ring chandelier for Louis Poulsen. Executed in seven hand blown glossy white opal glass and untreated polished brass tube and ceiling canopy....
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

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Brass

Rewire Custom Six-Shade Chandelier
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Six-shade chandelier. Custom Fabrication by rewire gallery. Painted aluminum, with brass pivoting shades, French black twist silk cord. Rewired for US junction boxes. We recommend s...
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2010s American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

  • Rewire Custom Six-Shade Chandelier
  • Rewire Custom Six-Shade Chandelier
  • Rewire Custom Six-Shade Chandelier
  • Rewire Custom Six-Shade Chandelier
H 51 in. W 42.5 in. D 42.5 in.
Three Shade Chandelier by Stilnovo
By Stilnovo
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Rare three shade chandelier designed and manufactured by Stilnovo in Italy, circa 1960s. Copper-plated brass, brushed satin glass diffusers and enameled metal hardware. Rewired for U...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass, Copper

  • Three Shade Chandelier by Stilnovo
  • Three Shade Chandelier by Stilnovo
  • Three Shade Chandelier by Stilnovo
  • Three Shade Chandelier by Stilnovo
H 28 in. W 42 in. D 8 in.
Italian Five-Glass Shade Chandelier
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Of the period five shade modern midcentury chandelier from Italy. Fully restored, patinated brass finish, single E12 candelabra based socket per shade, wired for the US. Overall drop...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Brass

Sioraf Chandelier in Brass Structure with Ivory Shade by Roberto Cavalli
By Roberto Cavalli
Located in Cantu, IT
Brass structure in 24-karat glossy gold or dark bronze. Shades col. Ivory Materials: Chandelier brass structure in dark bronze finishing shades col. Ivory   
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Vilhelm Lauritzen 3-Shade Brass and Glass Ring Chandelier for Louis Poulsen
By Louis Poulsen, Vilhelm Lauritzen
Located in Glendale, CA
Vilhelm Lauritzen 3-shade brass and glass ring chandelier for Louis Poulsen. Executed in three hand blown glossy white opal glass and untreated polished brass tube and ceiling canopy...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

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Brass

Pierce Chandelier with Hand Blown Glass Shade and Brushed Brass Stem
By John Sorensen-Jolink
Located in Brooklyn, NY
A jewel-like chandelier composed of a brass stem with sandblasted glass orbs that seem to pierce through them. The bulb inside the glass orb emits a defused glow from the center of i...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Steel

Vilhelm Lauritzen 5-Shade Brass and Glass Ring Chandelier for Louis Poulsen
By Vilhelm Lauritzen, Louis Poulsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Vilhelm Lauritzen 5-shade brass and glass ring chandelier for Louis Poulsen. Executed in five hand blown glossy white opal glass and untreated polished brass tube and ceiling canopy....
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

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Brass

Brass and Frosted Glass Hollywood Regency Art Deco Slip Shade Chandelier
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This stunning high quality fixture is from the early 1980s and created in a Classic Art Deco form. It features solid brass frames, thick frosted glass shades, and take 8 standard bul...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

1970s Mid-Century Modern 5 Glass Shade Down Chandelier in Polished Brass
Located in New York, NY
1970s polished brass down light fixture with etched round glass shades down in a Mid-Century Modern style. Price includes restoration. This can be seen at our 302 Bowery location in ...
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Vintage 1970s European Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Mission/Craftsman 5 Shade Drop Chandelier with Nuart Ruby 'Carnival' Glass Shade
Located in Minneapolis, MN
Square flush mounted fixture with round detailed arms. The gold of the brass accompanied by Ruby colored carnival glass shades. Illumination: Five Edison sockets Chandelier di...
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Early 20th Century North American Mission Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Brass

Gold Flecked Glass Chandelier with Shade
By Venini
Located in New York, NY
Diminutive gold flecked glass chandelier with shade by Venini.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Art Deco Glass Dome Shade Chandelier
Located in New York, NY
Large Art Deco milk glass dome shade chandelier with original solid brass fittings, circa 1930. Includes circular brass ceiling plate and chain.
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20th Century American Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Antique Gilt Bronze & Brass Chandelier with Lion Sculptures and Art Glass Shade
Located in Lisse, NL
Late 1800s French work-of-art light fixture. This unique and stately pendant from the late 1800s is another one of those exceptional examples that breathes the quality and beauty of...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Bronze

Three Shade Chandelier by Carl Fagerlund
By Carl Fagerlund
Located in New York, NY
Three textured glass bowls suspended from brass tubes, create a large and impressive chandelier. Each bowl shade 15"- Dia. Great, original, working condition, Carl Fagerlund for Orre...
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Vintage 1950s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Antique Triple Mercury Shade Pendant Chandelier Light
Located in Surbiton, Surrey
A strand electric mercury shade pendat lamp. Three antique shades are mounted on a curvy patinated brass gallery. Original labels, some losses to the reflective surface comme...
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Antique Mid-19th Century British Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

21st Century Dew Brass & Gold Chandelier with Crystal Shade by Patrizia Garganti
Located in Sesto Fiorentino, IT
An incomparable artisan mastery typical of our land is the distinguishing feature of this collection. Hand braided leather and crystal reflections combined with a contemporary design...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Brass, Gold

21st Century Maxi Shade Chandelier by Officina Luce Ivory Parchment and Brass
By Officina Luce
Located in Prato, IT
Shade Collection - A composition of small curved framed panels that create a luminous movement, also available in other finishes and fabrics, as well as sizes. All Officina Luce item...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

21st Century Shade Chandelier by Officina Luce Ivory Parchment and Brass Shades
By Officina Luce
Located in Prato, IT
SHADE Collection - A composition of small curved framed panels that create a luminous movement, also available in other finishes & fabrics, as well as sizes. All Officina Luce items ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

Unique Hand Blown 5 Shade Art Glass Chandelier
Located in Peekskill, NY
This Empire style lamp is unsigned but looks to be something important. Each shade is hand blown to have its own unique organic character. It's early 20th Century and i'm guessing 19...
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Early 20th Century American Empire Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Brass Pendant with Large Art Glass Shade
Located in Minneapolis, MN
This shade is of the pulled feather variety. Cream and yellow feathered layers reach down to the multi-colored glass of the skirted rim. This fixture is larger than most with 3” fitt...
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Early 20th Century American American Craftsman Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Brass Pendant with Frosted Ovoid Glass Shade
Located in New York, NY
Brass pendant with frosted ovoid glass shade.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Polished Brass Pendant Fixture with Glass Shade
Located in New York, NY
Polished brass pendant fixture with cylindrical glass shade featuring inclusive glass bubble design by Limburg.
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Vintage 1960s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Brass Pendant with Textured Glass Cylindrical Shade
Located in New York, NY
Brass pendant with textured glass cylindrical shade.
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Vintage 1960s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Steel and Brass Arched Shade Pendent
By Early Electrics Design Studio
Located in Peekskill, NY
This vented steel shade has a heavy Industrial look but still feels futuristic. The pendant measures 8 inches long and 5 inches wide. The softly curving shade has a two rows of cutou...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Steel

  • Steel and Brass Arched Shade Pendent
  • Steel and Brass Arched Shade Pendent
  • Steel and Brass Arched Shade Pendent
  • Steel and Brass Arched Shade Pendent
H 8 in. W 11 in. D 5 in.
Three 1950s 'Diana' shade Wagenfeld chandeliers - 3 pcs available
Located in Maastricht, NL
A set of three chandeliers by German designer Wilhelm Wagenfeld, for Peill & Putzler, Düren, 1952. One canopy holds three 'Diana' shades made of striped white glass, each hanging at...
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Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Massive Italian Six Shade Polychromatic Brass Hanging Lamp
By Stilnovo
Located in Asbury Park, NJ
This is a fantastic and huge 1950s Italian hanging fixture. It features six double cone shades enameled in brilliant hues. All of the fittings are polished Brass and radiate out from...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Very Large Multi Shade Italian Mid Century Style Chandelier
Located in New York, NY
An impressive fixture due to its scale and complexity.
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Aluminum

Large Vintage Brass 3-Light And Shade Kitchen Pendant
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Large vintage brass 3-light and shade kitchen pendant Measures: Shade diameter is 10 inches.
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Mid-20th Century American Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Up-Down Pendant, Height Adjustable Light- Brass Shade, Brass Hex Counter Weight
Located in Broadmeadows, Victoria
Up-Down light is a contemporary twist on the Classic Industrial age height adjustable pendant light. A range of natural materials contrasted with simple geometric forms to create a l...
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2010s Australian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Rare French Empire Style Tole Chandelier with a Glass Shade
Located in Dallas, TX
A French Empire style tole chandelier with a glass shade.
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Antique Early 19th Century French Restauration Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Tôle

Modern Double Brass Prism Holophane Ruffled Shade Pendant Light
Located in New York, NY
New modern brass double pendant light fixture with original antique clear ruffled prism glass Holophane shades with pinstripe detail. Price includes restoration. Please allow 1-2 wee...
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2010s North American Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Brass "Ball and Shade" Pendant Light, Square in Circle
Located in Geneve, CH
Brass "Ball and Shade" pendant light - Square in circle Dimensions: W 160 x H 147 x D 160 cm Materials: Black painted metal, white painted metal shade, antique brushed brass, white f...
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2010s British Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Metal

Darkened Brass and Paned Glass Chimney Shade Pendants 'Pair'
Located in San Francisco, CA
A unique pair of delicate, darkened brass and glass lanterns, originally oil lamp chimney shades, now turned upside down and converted to pendant lights on long chains. A modern, tim...
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Vintage 1910s Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Teak, Brass & Opaline Glass Shade 1960s Pendant Lamp
Located in Varese, Lombardia
This beautiful suspension lamp was produced in Italy, circa 1960. It is made with a brass structure with decorative teak elements and a white elliptical opal glass shade. Very good c...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Metal

1980s Japanese Bronze Industrial Ceiling Light Brass Shade & Glass Dome U/L
By Kokosha
Located in Leicester, Leicestershire
A cast bronze marine Industrial ceiling pendant lamp originating from Osaka Japan made by Kokosha who are a manufacturer of fixtures and fittings for hazardous areas within the marin...
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Vintage 1980s Japanese Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Brass, Bronze

ZÉ Pendant with Conical Glass Shade and Brass Body
By Atelier de Troupe
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Measures: W 14in (35.5 cm) x D 14in (35.5 cm) x H 36in (91.5 cm) Canopy: Dia 6in (15.25 cm) The Zé pendant is inspired by the geometric elements of Art Deco. Finish options for t...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Danish Midcentury 3-Shaded Brass and Glass Ceiling Lamp, 1950s
Located in Esbjerg, DK
This Mid-Century Modern 3-shaded chandelier was manufactured in Denmark during the late 1950s in a style inspired by French and Italian Modernism. Beautiful glass shading in solid br...
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Late Century German Cast Brass & Glass Explosion Proof Pendant Light Brass Shade
By Centurion, Wiska
Located in Leicester, Leicestershire
A reclaimed vintage industrial brass and bronze explosion proof ceiling pendant by Wiska. Originally marine lighting fixtures reclaimed from super tankers and cargo ships built in ...
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Vintage 1980s German Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Bronze

20th Century Italian Murano Glass Shade Chandelier by Nardo
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A very large vintage Mid-Century Modern Italian pendant made of a brass frame, composed with nineteen round, lightly frosted hand blown Murano glass bulbs, each of the shades is feat...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

White French Opaline Milk Glass Shade Brass Pendant Lights
Located in Amsterdam, NL
French opaline glass industrial pendant. Excluding light bulb. Measure: Weight 1.0 kg / 2.2 lb riced per individual item. All lamps have been made suitable by international sta...
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Mid-20th Century French Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Arthur Pendant with Etched & Polished Sunburst Brass Shade, Handblown Milk Glass
By Trella
Located in Brooklyn, NY
The Arthur pendant’s spun brass shade celebrates a unique hand applied etched and polished sunburst pattern. A handblown glass cylinder shines light on this surrounding textured surf...
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2010s American Other Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Brass, Brass, Brass, Brass, Brass, Brass, Brass

Stunning Gilt Bronze Gothic Revival Chandelier w. Dragon Sculpture & Glass Shade
Located in Lisse, NL
One of a kind Gothic pendant from circa 1900. With antique light fixtures as one of our specialties we recognize a rare and good quality specimen when we see one. And this amazing G...
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Early 20th Century French Gothic Revival Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Bronze

Reclaimed Brass Ship Light with Opaque Shade, 20th Century
Located in London, GB
From a passenger ship. Measures: Approximately 9" high x 7" wide including shades. Need wiring. All electrical work/installation must be undertaken by a qualified electrician.
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20th Century European Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

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Brass Shade Chandelier For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic brass shade chandelier available at 1stDibs. A brass shade chandelier — often made from metal, brass and glass — can elevate any home. Find 110 options for an antique or vintage brass shade chandelier now, or shop our selection of 48 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect brass shade chandelier — we have versions that date back to the 19th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. Each brass shade chandelier bearing Mid-Century Modern, Art Deco or Industrial hallmarks is very popular. Many designers have produced at least one well-made brass shade chandelier over the years, but those crafted by Current, Jonathan Ben-Tovim and Glashütte Limburg are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Brass Shade Chandelier?

A brass shade chandelier can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $2,225, while the lowest priced sells for $193 and the highest can go for as much as $32,160.

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.