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Adjustable Pendant with Counter Weight
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Pendant, metal, brass, Finland, circa 1960. This pendant features a perforated shade and is finished with subtle solid brass details in the style of Paavo Tynell. This very well m...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

Adjustable Pendant with Counter Weight
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Pendant, metal, brass, Finland, ca. 1960 This pendant features a perforated shade and is finished with subtle solid brass details in the style of Paavo Tynell. This very well made p...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

Elegant Adjustable Pendant with Counter Weight
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Very elegant shaped pendant with a perforated shade, finished with subtle solid brass details in the style of Paavo Tynell. This very well made piece is equipped with a narrow inf...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Metal

Finlandia Brass Counter-Weight Pendant after Paavo Tynell for Litecraft Mfg Corp
By Paavo Tynell
Located in New York, NY
The 'Finlandia', mod. no. 214, a pendant light comprising a perforated polished brass dome shaped ceiling fixture with counterweight and opalescent glass diffuser. Measure: Adjustabl...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Paavo Tynell Brass Counter Weight Pendant Lamp A1965, Taito Oy, Finland, 1950s
By Taito Oy, Paavo Tynell
Located in London, GB
A very nice early example of the classic A1965 counter balance / elevating brass pendant lamp designed by Paavo Tynell for Taito Oy in the 1950s. Wonderful condition with the rare or...
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Mid-20th Century Finnish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Danish Brass Pendant in Brass with Counter Weight
Located in Karlstad, SE
Stunning pendant in brass with adjustable height. The lamp features a black fabric wire connected to a solid brass weight and canopy. The brass shows beautiful patina.
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20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Counter Weight Chandelier Lamp Pendant, Brass and Red Lacquer, 1950s
By Gino Sarfatti
Located in Opa Locka, FL
A counter weight chandelier in brass and red lacquered shade. The overall length is adjustable 43”-64”. Made in Italy, circa 1950s. Very much in the style of Paavo Tynell.   
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Aluminum, Brass

Florian Schulz Double Onos 55-Pendant Lamp with Side Counter Weights
By Florian Schulz
Located in Berlin, DE
Really beautiful Florian Schulz double Onos 55-pendant lamp with one E27 / model for each lamp (100 Watts) and also available in US wired Version.       
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Early 2000s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Florian Schulz Double Posa Brass Pendant Lamp with Side Counter Weights
By Florian Schulz
Located in Nürnberg, Bayern
The Classic of Florian Schulz lamps. Height variable by adjusting the weight from 50cm to 150cm. Double Posa counter weight lamp. 1970s, brass with a very nice patina. Pl...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Double Onos 55-Pendant Lamp with Side Counter Weights by Florian Schulz
By Florian Schulz
Located in Rijssen, NL
Fantastic Florian Schulz double counter balance pendants by Florian Schulz. Design period 1970-1979 production period 2000-2009 Two polished brass pendants suspended with their ow...
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Vintage 1980s German Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

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

Stunning Florian Schulz Double Posa Brass Pendant Lamp with Side Counter Weights
By Florian Schulz
Located in Berlin, DE
Really beautiful Florian Schulz double posa pendant lamp with one E 27 / model a bulb in polished brass. Each lamp and newly wired.
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Large Counter Weight Chandelier by Paavo Tynell
By Paavo Tynell
Located in San Francisco, CA
A large-scale counter weight chandelier by Paavo Tynell for Taito Oy. The perforated shade is in brass with a frosted glass diffuser and brass weight for adjusting the overall length...
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Vintage 1950s Finnish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Large Paavo Tynell Counter Weight Chandelier "A1965"
By Taito Oy, Paavo Tynell
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Stunning large-scale counter weight chandelier "A1965" by Paavo Tynell for Taito Oy, Finland, circa 1950s, with perforated shade in citrus yellow enameled metal, frosted glass diffus...
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Vintage 1950s Finnish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

Italian 1960s Counter Weight with Ostrich Leather Shade
Located in Berlin, DE
Fully original vintage condition Italian 1960s counter weight with ostrich leather shade. The inner diffuser is very special and has a kind of paper that is hard. To be on the the sa...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Metal

Large Paavo Tynell Counter Weight Chandelier "A1965"
By Taito Oy, Paavo Tynell
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Stunning large-scale counter weight chandelier "A1965" by Paavo Tynell for Taito Oy, Finland, circa 1950s, with perforated shade in enameled metal, frosted glass diffuser a...
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Vintage 1950s Finnish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

Paavo Tynell Counter Weight Chandelier in Brass and White in Original Condition
By Taito Oy, Paavo Tynell
Located in Berlin, DE
Paavo Tynell counter weight chandelier in brass and white in original condition. A counter weight chandelier in brass and with a white perforated shade, fabric diffuser with white b...
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Vintage 1950s Finnish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Height Adjustable Pendant Lamp with Counter Weight
Located in Brussels, BE
Height-adjustable pendant lamp with counter weight.
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Vintage 1960s European Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal

Paavo Tynell Counter Weight Pendant
By Paavo Tynell
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Model A1998 counter weight pendant
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Vintage 1950s Finnish Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Counter Weight Pendant by Paavo Tynell
By Paavo Tynell
Located in San Francisco, CA
A counter weight pulley pendant by Paavo Tynell for Taito Oy with perforated brass shade and brass weight. Overall length can be adjusted.
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Vintage 1950s Finnish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Antique French Etched Glass Counter Weight Pendant By St Louis
By Saint Louis
Located in Isle Sur La Sorgue, Vaucluse
Lovely six-sided hanging lamp, engraved with female figures representing Earth and Water deities (Aqua and Terra), each represented with attributes of these elements. Signed (engr...
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20th Century French Chandeliers and Pendants

Chinese Hat Brass and Counter Weight Pendant Lamp, 1960s, Germany
By Florian Schulz
Located in Berlin, DE
Rare 1960s German brass counterweight pendant lamp in excellent condition. Three model “A” bulbs / E27.
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Florian Schulz Double Posa Pendant Lamp with Side Counter Weights
By Florian Schulz
Located in Berlin, DE
Really beautiful Florian Schulz double posa pendant lamp with 1 x e 27 / model a for each lamp and newly wired.
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Florian Schulz Double Posa Brass Pendant Lamp with Side Counter Weights
By Florian Schulz
Located in Berlin, DE
Really beautiful Florian Schulz double posa pendant lamp with 1 x E 27 in polished brass. Each lamp and newly wired.
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Stunning Double Brass Pendant with Adjustable Counter Weights by Florian Schulz
By Florian Schulz
Located in Aachen, DE
Stunning double Posa brass pendant with adjustable counter weights designed by Florian Schulz, Germany, 1970s Two heavy metall ball counter-weight and two brass domes. Cloth cord....
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Florian Schulz Double Onos 55 Pendant Lamp with Side Counter Weights
By Florian Schulz
Located in Vienna, Vienna
Really beautiful Florian Schulz double Onos 55 pendant lamp with one E27 / model for each lamp and newly wired.  
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Brass Mid-Century European Counter-weight Chandelier
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A wonderful and unusual, mid-century European hanging light fixture with a "witch's hat" shade form. All original brass hardware including an internal pulley system with a cylindrica...
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Vintage 1950s European Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Double Posa Pendant Lamp with Side Counter Weights by Florian Schulz, 1970s
By Florian Schulz
Located in Berlin, DE
Beautiful Florian Schulz double Posa pendant lamp in brass. 1 x E27 socket / each lamp shade. Please note: Lamp should be fitted professionally in accordance to local requireme...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Counter Weight Ceiling Lamp in the Manner of Paavo Tynell
By Paavo Tynell
Located in Malmo, SE
Counter weight ceiling lamp in the manner of Paavo Tynell. Produced by Itsu in Finland. Height can vary between 95 cm-165 cm.
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Vintage 1950s Finnish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Counter Weight Brass Ceiling Lamp Model AO6 by Itsu, Finland, 1950s
By Itsu
Located in Helsinki, FI
Counter weight brass ceiling lamp model AO6 by Itsu Oy, Finland, 1950s. Clean condition, couple very small dents in the shade. White inner shade has couple scratches in the paint...
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Vintage 1950s Finnish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Gino Sarfatti attributed Counter Weight Pendant in Brass
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Pendant, in brass and opaline glass, attributed to Gino Sarfatti and probably manufactured by Arteluce, Italy 1950s. Beautiful brass pendant with counterweight and opal shade. Thi...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Opal, Brass

Brass and Counter Weight Pendant Lamp, 1960s, Germany
By Florian Schulz
Located in Berlin, DE
Rare 1960s German brass counterweight pendant lamp in excellent condition. 3x model “A” bulbs / E27.
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Chinese Hat Brass and Counter Weight Pendant Lamp, Germany
By Florian Schulz
Located in Berlin, DE
Rare 1980s German brass counterweight pendant lamp in excellent condition. Three model “A” bulbs / E27.  
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Vintage 1980s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Brass and Metal Counter Weight Pendant Lamp by Boréns, Sweden, 1950s
By Boréns, Borås
Located in Stockholm, SE
Ceiling lamp designed and produced in Sweden by Boréns Belysning. Made from black and white lacquered metal with brass diffuser and details. Counter weight making the lamp adjustable...
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Vintage 1950s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Aluminum, Brass

Florian Schulz "Onos 55" Brass Pendant with Counter Weight, Germany, 1960s
By Florian Schulz
Located in Maastricht, NL
Florian Schulz "Onos 55" pendant light with no dents and with a nice dark patina. 1x E27.
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Florian Schulz Double Onos 55 Pendant Lamp with Side Counter Weights
By Florian Schulz
Located in Berlin, DE
Really beautiful Florian Schulz double Onos 55 pendant lamp with one E27 / model for each lamp and newly wired. To be on the safe side, the lamp should be checked locally by a spe...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Florian Schulz Double Onos 55 Pendant Lamp with Side Counter Weights
By Florian Schulz
Located in Berlin, DE
Really beautiful Florian Schulz double Onos 55 pendant lamp with one E27 / model for each lamp and newly wired. To be on the safe side, the lamp should be checked locally by a spe...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Florian Schulz Double Onos 55-Pendant Lamp with Side Counter Weights
By Florian Schulz
Located in Berlin, DE
Really beautiful Florian Schulz double Onos 55-pendant lamp with one E27 / model for each lamp 100 Watt bulbs. Also available in US wired.          
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Florian Schulz Double Onos 55-Pendant Lamp with Side Counter Weights
By Florian Schulz
Located in Berlin, DE
Really beautiful Florian Schulz double Onos 55-pendant lamp with one E27 / model for each lamp and newly wired. To be on the safe side, the lamp should be checked locally by a spe...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

Florian Schulz Double Onos 55 Pendant Lamp with Side Counter Weights
By Florian Schulz
Located in Berlin, DE
Really beautiful Florian Schulz double Onos 55 pendant lamp with one E27 / model for each lamp and newly wired. To be on the safe side, the lamp should be checked locally by a spe...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Florian Schulz Double Onos 55 Pendant Lamp with Side Counter Weights
By Florian Schulz
Located in Berlin, DE
Really beautiful Florian Schulz double Onos 55 pendant lamp with 1 x E27 / model for each lamp and newly wired.
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Florian Schulz Double Onos 55 Pendant Lamp with Side Counter Weights
By Florian Schulz
Located in Berlin, DE
Really beautiful Florian Schulz double Onos 55 pendant lamp with one E27 / model for each lamp and newly wired. To be on the safe side, the lamp should be checked locally by a speci...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Florian Schulz Double Onos 55 Pendant Lamp with Side Counter Weights
By Florian Schulz
Located in Berlin, DE
Really beautiful Florian Schulz double Onos 55 pendant lamp with one E27 / model for each lamp and newly wired.
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Florian Schulz Double Onos 55 Pendant Lamp with Side Counter Weights
By Florian Schulz
Located in Berlin, DE
Really beautiful Florian Schulz double Onos 55 pendant lamp with one E27 / model for each lamp and newly wired. To be on the safe side, the lamp should be checked locally by a spe...
Category

Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

Florian Schulz Double Onos 55-Pendant Lamp with Side Counter Weights
By Florian Schulz
Located in Berlin, DE
Really beautiful Florian Schulz double Onos 55-pendant lamp with one E27 / model for each lamp and newly wired. To be on the safe side, the lamp should be checked locally by a spe...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

Florian Schulz Double Onos 55 Pendant Lamp with Side Counter Weights
By Florian Schulz
Located in Berlin, DE
Really beautiful Florian Schulz double Onos 55 pendant lamp with one E27 / model for each lamp and newly wired.
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Florian Schulz Double Onos 55 Pendant Lamp with Side Counter Weights
By Florian Schulz
Located in Berlin, DE
Really beautiful Florian Schulz double Onos 55 pendant lamp with one E27 / model for each lamp and newly wired. To be on the safe side, the lamp should be checked locally by a speci...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Florian Schulz Double Onos 55 Pendant Lamp with Side Counter Weights
By Florian Schulz
Located in Berlin, DE
Really beautiful Florian Schulz double Onos 55 pendant lamp with one E27 / model for each lamp and newly wired. To be on the safe side, the lamp should be checked locally by a specia...
Category

Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Florian Schulz Double Onos 55 Pendant Lamp with Side Counter Weights
By Florian Schulz
Located in Berlin, DE
Really beautiful Florian Schulz double Onos 55 pendant lamp with one E27 / model for each lamp and newly wired. To be on the safe side, the lamp should be checked locally by a spe...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

Florian Schulz Double Onos 55 Pendant Lamp with Side Counter Weights
By Florian Schulz
Located in Berlin, DE
Really beautiful Florian Schulz double Onos 55 pendant lamp with one E27 / model for each lamp and newly wired. To be on the safe side, the lamp should be checked locally by a spe...
Category

Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

Florian Schulz Double Onos 55 Pendant Lamp with Side Counter Weights
By Florian Schulz
Located in Berlin, DE
Really beautiful Florian Schulz double Onos 55 pendant lamp with one E27 / model for each lamp and newly wired. To be on the safe side, the lamp should be checked locally by a spe...
Category

Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

Florian Schulz Double Onos 55-Pendant Lamp with Side Counter Weights
By Florian Schulz
Located in Berlin, DE
Really beautiful Florian Schulz double Onos 55-pendant lamp with one E27 / model for each lamp and newly wired. To be on the safe side, the lamp should be checked locally by a spe...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

Florian Schulz Double Posa Brass Pendant Lamp with Side Counter Weights
By Florian Schulz
Located in Berlin, DE
Really beautiful Florian Schulz double posa pendant lamp with 1 x E 27 / model A bulb in polished brass. Each lamp and newly wired.
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Florian Schulz Double Posa Brass Pendant Lamp with Side Counter Weights
By Florian Schulz
Located in Nürnberg, Bayern
The Classic of Florian Schulz lamps. Height variable by adjusting the weight from 50cm to 150cm. Double Posa counter weight lamp. 1970s, brass with a very nice patina. Pl...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

Florian Schulz Double Onos 55 Pendant Lamp with Side Counter Weights
By Florian Schulz
Located in Berlin, DE
Really beautiful Florian Schulz double Onos 55 pendant lamp with one E27 / model for each lamp and newly wired.
Category

Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Florian Schulz Double Posa Brass Pendant Lamp with Side Counter Weights
By Florian Schulz
Located in Berlin, DE
Really beautiful Florian Schulz double posa pendant lamp with one E 27 in polished brass for each lamp and newly wired. To be on the safe side, the lamp should be checked locally by ...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

Florian Schulz Double Posa Brass Pendant Lamp with Side Counter Weights
By Florian Schulz
Located in Berlin, DE
Really beautiful Florian Schulz double posa pendant lamp with one E 27 / model a bulb in polished brass. Each lamp and newly wired.
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

Florian Schulz Double Onos 55 Pendant Lamp with Side Counter Weights
By Florian Schulz
Located in Berlin, DE
Really beautiful Florian Schulz double Onos 55 pendant lamp with one E27 / model for each lamp and newly wired.
Category

Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Paavo Tynell Counter Weight Chandelier in Brass
By Paavo Tynell
Located in San Francisco, CA
A counter weight chandelier in brass with perforated shade, paper diffuser with brass finial at center. The overall length is completely adjustable. Manufactured by Taito Oy. Finlan...
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Vintage 1950s Finnish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

Double Onos 55-Pendant Lamp with Side Counter Weights by Florian Schulz
By Florian Schulz
Located in Rijssen, NL
Fantastic Florian Schulz double counter balance pendants by Florian Schulz. Design period 1970-1979 production period 2000-2009 Two polished brass pendants suspended with their ow...
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Vintage 1980s German Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

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Counter Weight Pendant For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the counter weight pendant you’re looking for. Each counter weight pendant for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, brass and aluminum. There are 10 variations of the antique or vintage counter weight pendant you’re looking for, while we also have 2 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. There are many kinds of the counter weight pendant you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 20th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. A counter weight pendant, designed in the Mid-Century Modern, Modern or Scandinavian Modern style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. Many designers have produced at least one well-made counter weight pendant over the years, but those crafted by Florian Schulz, Taito Oy and Paavo Tynell are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Counter Weight Pendant?

The average selling price for a counter weight pendant at 1stDibs is $7,225, while they’re typically $1,463 on the low end and $8,900 for the highest priced.

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.