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Midcentury Italian Chromed Chandelier with Six Satin White Glass Globes, 1960s
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
A chromed chandelier with six satin white fluted glass globes, Italy, 1960s The glass globes are in very good condition, chrome with some wear, rewired. Measures: Overall height 3...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Midcentury Italian Chromed Chandelier with Six Satin White Glass Globes, 1960s
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
A chromed chandelier with six satin white fluted glass globes, Italy, 1960s The glass globes are in very good condition, chrome with some wear, rewired. Measures: Overall height 3...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Modern Chrome Chandelier with 6 Glass Globes
Located in Antwerp, BE
Modern chandelier with 6 lightpoints. Chromed metal frame with 6 opaline glass globes. This opaline glass chandelier - milk glass chandelier will suit your interior well.
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Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

  • Modern Chrome Chandelier with 6 Glass Globes
  • Modern Chrome Chandelier with 6 Glass Globes
  • Modern Chrome Chandelier with 6 Glass Globes
  • Modern Chrome Chandelier with 6 Glass Globes
H 30.71 in. W 15.75 in. D 15.75 in.
Sciolari Chrome and Glass Globe Chandelier
By Gaetano Sciolari
Located in London, GB
Italian 1960s chrome and three glass globe chandelier.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Space Age Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

  • Sciolari Chrome and Glass Globe Chandelier
  • Sciolari Chrome and Glass Globe Chandelier
  • Sciolari Chrome and Glass Globe Chandelier
  • Sciolari Chrome and Glass Globe Chandelier
H 32.29 in. W 12.21 in. D 12.21 in.
Kalmar Chrome Molecule Twelve-Globe Chandelier
Located in New York, NY
Mid Century twelve-globe chandelier with chrome armature. Chandelier length is adjustable and has been rewired for use in the USA.
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20th Century German Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Mid-Century Modern Globe Chandelier Chrome Pendant
Located in San Jose, CA
Vintage industrial chrome chandelier, circa 1970s. This Space Age pendant has a molecular like structure and includes nine light settings. Accents well with any mid century or contem...
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

  • Mid-Century Modern Globe Chandelier Chrome Pendant
  • Mid-Century Modern Globe Chandelier Chrome Pendant
  • Mid-Century Modern Globe Chandelier Chrome Pendant
  • Mid-Century Modern Globe Chandelier Chrome Pendant
H 11.5 in. W 14.25 in. D 14.25 in.
Pair of Lightolier Glass Globe Chandeliers in Chrome
By Lightolier
Located in New York, NY
A pair of vintage Lightolier chandeliers, manufactured, circa 1960s in polished chrome with eight trumpet arms, each fitted with the white opaque glass globe spheres, surrounding the...
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Molecular Modern Chrome Chandelier with 12 Opaline Glass Globes
Located in Antwerp, BE
Modern chandelier of chrome with opaline glass globes - Molecular chandelier. The chrome of this ceiling light is still in beautiful shiny condition. It has a kind of cubic chrome...
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Late 20th Century European Space Age Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Italian Midcentury Chrome Chandelier with Nine-Glass Globes, 1960s
By Gino Sarfatti
Located in Clivio, Varese
Big chandelier with nine-glass globes on chrome lamp base. Black ceiling rose and black wires. Remind to the design from Gino Sarfatti. Very good vintage and working condition. Light...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

1960s Lightolier Sputnik Chandelier in Chrome with Glass Globes
By Lightolier
Located in New York, NY
A large-scale chrome frame Sputnik chandelier, produced circa 1960s by Lightolier, with surrounding glass globe shades, radiating from a central nucleus. Very good vintage condition,...
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Vintage 1960s Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Italian 1970s Chrome Ring Chandelier with Crackle Glass Globes
Located in New York, NY
This highly modern Italian chandelier, produced, circa 1970s, includes four lights, affixed to a central cylinder, each individually surrounded by crackle glass globes and a polished...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

1950s Sputnik Glass Globe Chandelier in Chrome by Lightolier
By Lightolier
Located in New York, NY
A vintage Sputnik chandelier, produced circa 1950s by Lightolier, with polished chrome frame, each radiating stem terminating in a socket, surrounded by a glass globe shade. Wiring a...
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Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Chromed Atomic Chandelier with White Glass Globes, Temde, Switzerland
By Temde Leuchten, E. R. Nele
Located in Vienna, AT
A stylish 1960s Space Age atomic Sputnik-style chandelier. Executed by Temde Switzerland. Chrome-plated hardware with a tulip canopy and nine white frosted hand blown glass globe sha...
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Mid-20th Century Swiss Space Age Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Chrome

Italian Midcentury Murano Glass Globe Chandelier with Chrome Details, 1970s
By Venini
Located in Clivio, Varese
Beautiful and elegant Murano glass globe pendant lamp with gorgeous glass design, chrome details and original curly cable. Attributet to Venini, Made in Italy in the 1970s. The g...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Sciolari Six-Arms Chrome and Seven Opaline Glass Globes Chandelier
By Alessandro Sciolari
Located in Verviers, BE
Six-arm chrome and opaline glass chandelier, 1960s Mid-Century Modern chandelier made in the 1960s. It has six chrome arms, each with opaline glass shade in extraordinary shape. ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Midcentury Organic Modern Smoked Clear & Textured Three Globe Chrome Chandelier
Located in New York, NY
This elegant and understated Mid-Century Modern chandelier was realized in Germany, circa 1970. It features three subtly smoked translucent orbs with a concentric curvilinear pattern...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Polish Chrome and Eight Glass Globe Chandelier by Robert Sonemann
By Robert Sonneman
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A glamorous 1970s hand blown eight glass globe with small bubbles chandelier by Robert Sonneman. The chandelier has been newly rewired, the sockets take regular Edison lightbulbs. I ...
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Vintage 1970s American Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

1960s Chrome and Smoked Glass Ball Globe Six-Light Chandelier
Located in Miami, FL
A 1960s chrome and smoked glass ball globe six-light chandelier with a radiating star or spider shape, down turning and out arms ending under blown smoked glass ball shaped globes. B...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Globe Pendant Light Chrome
By Tom Dixon
Located in New York, NY
You can probably tell that we are obsessed with spherical objects. In our perpetual quest for the purest forms, Globe stands out as the most minimal of the lot. A spherical orb, high...
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21st Century and Contemporary German Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Steel

  • Globe Pendant Light Chrome
  • Globe Pendant Light Chrome
  • Globe Pendant Light Chrome
  • Globe Pendant Light Chrome
H 19.7 in. Dm 19.7 in.
1970s Vintage Chromed Chandelier with Murano Glass Lights Globes, AV Mazzega
By AVMazzega
Located in Ceglie Messapica, IT
A 1970s made in Italy vintage chandelier with chromed and white structure. Murano glass on each light globe spot. The electrical components has been changed with brand new ones. T...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Space Age Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

1960s, Chromed Chandelier with Six Crystal Mazzega Globes by Kaiser Leuchten
By Kaiser Leuchten
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Exceptional beautiful chandelier made by Kaiser Leuchten in excellent condition. This chandelier with the six original "mouth-blown" Mazzega crystal and smoked globes is an absolute...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Chrome

Italian Murano Midcentury Extra Large Glass Globe Chandelier with Chrome Details
By Paolo Venini
Located in Clivio, Varese
Beautiful and big extraordinary Murano glass globe pendant lamp with chrome details. Amazing appearance ! The diameter of the glass is 50cm / 20inches, the height is adjustable. M...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Midcentury Italian Chromed Chandelier with Six Satin White Glass Globes, 1960s
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
A chromed chandelier with six satin white fluted glass globes, Italy, 1960s The glass globes are in very good condition, chrome with some wear, rewired. Measures: Overall height 3...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

RAAK Three-Globe Chandelier
By RAAK
Located in Antwerp, BE
Three 'bubble' glass globes suspended at variant and adjustable lengths.
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Vintage 1960s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome, Stainless Steel

  • RAAK Three-Globe Chandelier
  • RAAK Three-Globe Chandelier
  • RAAK Three-Globe Chandelier
  • RAAK Three-Globe Chandelier
H 78.75 in. Dm 19.69 in.
Mid-Century Six Globe Chrome Pendant
Located in New York, NY
Mid-century six globe chrome pendant. Italian chrome six-light pendant with adjustable cords. Newly re-wired with candelabra bulb sockets. Italy, circa 1960 Overall dimension 36" ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Italian Chandelier Murano Glass Globes, Curved Chrome Frame by Sciolari C 1960s
By Sciolari Lighting
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Vintage Italian Chandelier w/ Murano glass globes, curved chrome metal frame / Designed by Sciolari circa 1960’s.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Eighteen Cut Glass Globe Chandelier
By Richard Essig
Located in New York, NY
Elegant chrome eighteen cut glass globe sputnik chandelier. The fixture has been newly rewired but retains the E14 bulb sockets. It comes complete with matching ceiling canopy and ...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Modern Chandelier Opaline Glass Globes and Chrome in the Manner of Gino Sarfatti
By Oluce, Gino Sarfatti
Located in Niederdorfelden, Hessen
Design: Gino Sarfatti attr. Model: Sputnik Pendant. Style: Mid-Century Modern. Materials: opaline glass and chromed brass. Colors: white, silver and black. Manufacturer: Ol...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Three Mazzega Globes Murano Chandelier
Located in Vienna, AT
Three Mazzega globes Murano chandelier from 1970's. wood with chrome. original condition.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Chrome

Pair of Chromed Globe French '60s Lights
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of chromed globe French 60's lights. Current total drop: 69 in. (cord can be shortened). 9 in. diameter globes.
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French Chandeliers and Pendants

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Steel, Chrome

Pair of Perforated Chrome Globe Pendant Lights
Located in East Hampton, NY
A highly polished (newly restored) perforated grill globe allows for light throughout fixture. See additional images for details.
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Vintage 1960s American Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Midcentury Chrome and Red Resin Globe Pendant
Located in New York, NY
A vintage chrome light fixture with two red resin globes. This pendant takes two candelabra bulbs. Good vintage condition with age appropriate wear.
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

The Tomkin Globe Light in Chrome
Located in Wales, GB
Introducing The Tomkin opaline glass pendant light, one of a new lighting range we will be releasing throughout the year and sold exclusively through our website. The entire range...
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21st Century and Contemporary European Chandeliers and Pendants

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Opaline Glass

Sciolari Chandelier with Clear Glass Globes
By Gaetano Sciolari
Located in London, GB
Midcentury chrome frame chandelier by Gaetano Sciolari with glass globes suspended by thin chains. Six bulbs hang downward.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Smart Gino Sarfatti Four Globe Chandelier
By Gino Sarfatti
Located in Miami, FL
REDUCED FROM $2,500...Very handsome Gino Sarfatti chandelier for Arteluce with four white globe lights suspended in chromed rings, all connected to a chromed and white powder coated ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Steel, Chrome

Murano Chandelier with Nine Glass Globes
Located in Antwerp, BE
Italian Murano ceiling light or chandelier with nine arms. Diameter: 75 cm. Height: 80 cm. Nine E24 bulbs.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Harvey Guzzini Italian Five Chrome Globe around 1965
Located in Wien, AT
Harvey Guzzini Italian Five Chrome Globe around 1965 Last Picture is an original picture Original condition.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Mid-Century Modern Chrome & Smoked Glass Open Globe Pendant Light Chrome Chain
Located in Topeka, KS
Handsome Mid-Century Modern chrome and lightly smoked glass open globe pendant light with chrome chain. It is in wonderful vintage condition with no outstanding flaws we have detecte...
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

1960s Five-Globe Chandelier Attributed to Stilnovo
By Stilnovo
Located in Glendale, CA
1960s five-globe chandelier attributed to Stilnovo. A quintessentially late 1960s Italian design executed in matte finish opaline glass, brushed metal and chrome with original archit...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome, Metal

Elegant 1960s Chrome Ceiling Lamp with 6 Opaline Glass Globes
Located in Nürnberg, Bayern
This piece is a chrome 6-arm orbital lamp with white opaline glass beads from the 1960s. It has an E14 socket. Very elegant and decorative.
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Vintage 1960s German Space Age Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Stunning Large Chandelier with Handblown Glass Globes
By Kamenicky Senov
Located in Vienna, AT
Beautiful large chandelier with brass or chromed frame, six large handblown globes with air inclusions and 20 small handblown glass balls. Fitted with six E27 up to 100W each porcela...
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Vintage 1970s Czech Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Chrome

European Art Glass Globe Art Deco Chandelier
Located in Westport, CT
Rare and unusual Blown Art glass Globe Hanging Fixture,with art deco designed Bakelite Tiered tops The size of ceiling circle mount is 12"
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Late 20th Century French Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome, Metal

Italian Murano Glass Globe and Chrome Pendant Light, 1970s
Located in Clivio, Varese
Gorgeous pendant light with big Murano glass globe in mottled glass and chromed lamp base. The glass has a very big diameter and is in very good condition. The chrome have been poli...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Pendant Light by Doria, Glass Globe and Chrome, 1970s
By Doria Leuchten Germany
Located in Austria, AT
A globe pendant light / hanging lamp by Doria, Germany, manufactured in Mid-Century, circa 1970. This light fixture is made of chrome (nickel) and a hand blown textured glass globe. ...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome, Nickel

Mid Century Italian Six Globe Chandelier Gino Sarfatti
By Gino Sarfatti
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Fabulous six-light chandelier by Gino Sarfatti. Original hand blown globes sit in a nickel chrome fixture. Recently rewired with exposed cord fabric wiring.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome, Nickel

Midcentury Sputnik Chandelier with 9 Opaline Glass Globes, 1970s
Located in Helsinki, FI
1970s Sputnik chandelier with nine beautiful opaline glass globes. Manufactured in Germany.
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Vintage 1970s German Space Age Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

White Enameled Pyramid Chandelier with Gloss Opal Globes
Located in Stamford, CT
Spain, 1960s A pyramid form white enameled chandelier with chrome accents and gloss opal globes. Takes 10 E-14 base bulbs up to 40 watts per bulb, new wiring. Height listed ...
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Mid-20th Century Spanish Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Saturnus Glass Globe Chandelier by RAAK of Holland
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Extra large version of the ‘Saturnus’ chandelier by RAAK of the Netherlands. Eight blown glass globe shades with tiny air bubbles suspended by a black and chrome ring. Suspended by f...
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Steel, Chrome

Italian Chrome and Glass Hanging Lamp with Twelve Staggered Globes
Located in Dorchester, MA
This muscular space age pendant, an example of an Italian 1970s aesthetic, features a chrome frame with twelve large light globes, arranged in two staggered levels.
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20th Century Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

1960s Lightolier 3 Globe Pendant Lamp in Chrome & Lucite Directional Light
By Lightolier
Located in National City, CA
Hanging Lamp 1960s MCM 3 Globe Chandelier Pendant Lamp constructed with three adjustable chrome-plated lights, allowing for light direction. Mounted on Smoke Lucite shade. 27 tall x ...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Up to Three Identical Chromed Globe Pendant Lamps, Germany, 1970s
Located in Vienna, AT
Up to three beautiful chrome-plated metal Space Age globe ceiling lights. Manufactured by Hoffmeister Germany in the 1970s. In very good condition. Three lamps are available, can be ...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Chrome

Vintage Style Multi Globe Chrome and Smoked Glass Light Fixture
Located in New York, NY
A three globe light fixture suspended from a main ceiling plate. New production and made to order in the USA. Height of globes is adjustable. Newly wired for U.S.; each globe takes ...
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Early 2000s American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Chrome

Vintage Italian Chrome Globe Light Fixture by Max Sauze, a Pair Available
By Max Sauze, Sciolari Lighting
Located in Hudson, NY
a stunning and dynamic vintage 1970's Italian hanging light designed by Max Sauze for Sciolari. one of his best designs, composed of a series of graduated bands of chromed steel, all...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Steel, Chrome

German Mid-Century Modern Clear Glass Globe and Chrome Pendant Light
Located in Barntrup, DE
Mid-Century Modern pendant light with clear glass globe lampshade and chrome fitting. Germany, 1970s. Light reflects and refracts beautifully from the unusual texture of the glass gl...
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Vintage 1970s European Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Extraordinary Huge Glass Globe Cascade Chandelier by Glashütte Limburg
Located in Berlin, DE
Extraordinary huge glass globe Cascade chandelier by German high end manufacturer Glashütte Limburg. The chandelier was made in the 1960s for a German bar. Glass globes have a very h...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Twelve-Globe Gloss Black Molecular Chandelier by Kaiser Leuchten
By Kaiser Leuchten
Located in Stamford, CT
Kaiser Leuchten Germany, 1970s Gorgeous Kaiser chandelier with a molecular structure, much more dense visually than comparable Sputnik form chandeliers. Gloss black enamel centra...
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Late 20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Italian Mid Century 8 Light Fixture with White Globes and Chrome Base
Located in Troy, MI
Circa 1960s Italian hanging light fixture with a round chrome frame and eight white glass globes. Unknown maker. New wiring for US electrical standards.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Motoko Ishii for Staff Leuchten 28 Glass Globe Chrome Pendant, 1970s
By Staff Leuchten, Motoko Ishii
Located in Bainbridge, NY
Motoko Ishii for Staff Leuchten Chrome Hanging Lamp with 28 Clear Glass Globes. Featuring a Chrome sputnik form with twenty eight original clear glass shades with twenty eight interi...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Pair of Chrome Staircases Cascades with 3 Hand Blown Globes Glashütte Limburg
By Glashütte Limburg
Located in Rijssen, NL
Pair of absolutely amazing ceiling mount pendant light fixtures with three globes or spheres by Limburg Glashütte. With hand blown glass pendants. Complete with a special handmade ce...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Large 1960s Chrome Ceiling Lamp with 12 Opaline Glass Globes, Germany
Located in Nürnberg, Bayern
12 x E14 Edison screw fit bulb holder is rewired and in working condition. It runs both on 110/230 volt.   
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Vintage 1960s German Space Age Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

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Chandelier Chromed Globe For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the chandelier chromed globe you’re looking for. Each chandelier chromed globe for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, chrome and glass. If you’re shopping for a chandelier chromed globe, we have 250 options in-stock, while there are 3 modern editions to choose from as well. There are many kinds of the chandelier chromed globe you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 20th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. A chandelier chromed globe is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Mid-Century Modern, Art Deco and Modern styles are sought with frequency. Many designers have produced at least one well-made chandelier chromed globe over the years, but those crafted by RAAK, Lightolier and Peill & Putzler are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Chandelier Chromed Globe?

The average selling price for a chandelier chromed globe at 1stDibs is $1,969, while they’re typically $212 on the low end and $13,900 for the highest priced.

Finding the Right Chandeliers and Pendants for You

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

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

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

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

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

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