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Pair of English Mid-19th Century Emerald Green Cut Crystal Sconces
Located in Pittsburgh, PA
This rare pair of green cut-glass sconces are hand-cut and beautifully finished. They are candle powered, but could be easily be electrified at no additional cost.
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Early Victorian Wall Lights and Sconces

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Crystal

Mid Century Modern Tall Light Green Murano Glass Sconces Mazzega style - a pair
By Mazzega
Located in Dallas, TX
Pair of tall Mid Century Modern Murano glass wall sconces, attributed to Mazzega, Italy 1980s. The vintage sconces are made of a light blue/green frosted Murano glass. There is a n...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Murano Glass

Italian VECA Clear & Green Glass Wall Sconces Mid-Century Modern 1970, Pair
By VECA
Located in Miami, FL
Pair of Italian sconces in clear & green glass panels. Featuring seven alternating pieces of glass on a chrome base. US rewired and each sconce takes a max 60 watts candelabra bulb...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Chrome

Mid-Century Modern Pair of Italian Murano Green Beveled Glass Sconces, 1960s
By Fontana Arte
Located in Prato, IT
Mid-Century Modern pair of Italian Murano green beveled glass sconces in the style of Fontana Arte. The sconces can become a set together with their wall mirror as shown in the phot...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Chrome

Italian Smoke & Clear Green Glass Sconces by Veca Mid-Century Modern 1970, Pair
By VECA
Located in Miami, FL
Pair of Italian sconces stamped Veca. Smoke and clear green glass. Featuring seven alternating pieces of glass on a chrome base. US rewired and each sconce takes a max 60 watts can...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Chrome

Pair Of Large Mid-Century Modern Industrial Wall-Sconces With Green Enamel Shade
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Pair of large Mid-Century Modern industrial wall-sconces with green enamel shade.
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Mid-20th Century American Industrial Wall Lights and Sconces

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Enamel

Pair of Colorful Mid-20th Century Sconces, circa 1960
Located in Beirut, LB
Pair of colorful mid 20th century sconces. The sconces have a half cylinder shape in plastic. Lovely when the lights on. Having one candelabra socket in each of 60 watts, for a t...
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Wall Lights and Sconces

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Plastic

Pair of Italian Mid-Century Modern Green Glass Sconces in Style of Fontana Arte
Located in New York, NY
Elegant Mid-Century Modern glass wall lights with half-moon shaped panels of glass forming a semicircle around a single light fixture. Producing a unique diffracted light throughout ...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Italian Murano Glass Palm Leaf Sconces, 1970s
By Maestri Muranesi
Located in Puglia, Puglia
Pair of green Murano blown glass sconces, metal support, two bulbs. These wall lamps are also sculptures that reproduce the leaves of a palm tree.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

Pair of Green and White Disc Murano Glass Sconces or Wall Light
Located in Rome, IT
Amazing pair of sconces with nine green and white Murano discs attributed to Vistosi. Available two pairs and also the matching chandelier. Item ref LU98593828532 Two E14 light bul...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Blown Glass

Pair of 1960s Stilux Milano Perforated Green Articulating Sconces
By Gino Sarfatti, Stilux
Located in Glendale, CA
Pair of 1960s Stilux Milano Perforated green articulating sconces. Executed in brass and green painted metal. These highly adjustable sconces pivot up/down and rotate left/right on a...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Aluminum, Brass

Vintage Hacienda Iron Sconces or Pendant Lamps with Emerald Green Glass Pair
Located in Las Vegas, NV
Pair of ornate wrought iron garden/patio sconces. 6 sided with original emerald green wavy glass, Circa 1950's.   
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Mid-20th Century American Craftsman Wall Lights and Sconces

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Wrought Iron

Pair of Gino Sarfatti Model #10 Sconces in Green for Arteluce
By Gino Sarfatti, Arteluce
Located in Glendale, CA
Pair of Gino Sarfatti Model #10 sconces in green for Arteluce. Executed in original green painted aluminum and custom fabricated period styled brass backplates designed to mount over...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass, Aluminum

Pair of Green "Dalia" Sconces by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte
By Fontana Arte, Max Ingrand
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful pair of Fontana Arte wall lights, model 1461 from the "Dalia" series. The glasses are turquoise and green while the frame is brass with two candelabra sockets. One of Max I...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

Unique Green Glass Lovely Cat & Dog Illustrated Pair of Sconces, 1950s, Italy
Located in Hagenbach, DE
Unique green glass lovely cat & dog illustrated pair of sconces, 1950s, Italy Very elegant and Minimalist wall lamps Lamp is in very good condition. These lamps works with 2xE...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Chrome

Unique Green Glass Lovely Cat & Dog Illustrated Pair of Sconces, 1950s, Italy
Located in Hagenbach, DE
Unique Green Glass Lovely Cat & Dog Illustrated Pair of Sconces, 1950s, Italy Very elegant and Minimalist wall lamps Lamp is in very good condition. These lamps works with E27 stan...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Chrome

Pair of Original French Verde Green and Gilt Hand Forged Iron Sconces
Located in New York City, NY
A lovely pair of period French hand forged iron sconces, double arms with hand painted gilt accents, heart shaped back plate, flower bobeches and scroll decoration. The candleholde...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Wrought Iron

Pair of Large Italian 1950s Wall Mirrored Sconces with Dark Green Shades
Located in Varese, Lombardia
This pair of huge wall lights was produced in Italy, circa 1950s. A solid wooden frame supports the shaped mirrored glass with a clear glass decoration frame. At the bottom, a thin b...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

Pair of French 1980 Sconces Chrome and Green Glass Attributed to Jean Perzel
By Atelier Jean Perzel
Located in Bronx, NY
Pair of French 1980 sconces chrome and glass attributed to Jean Perzel very good original quality one light source in each lamp which illuminates the thick green glass labels and wil...
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Wall Lights and Sconces

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Chrome

Pair Murano Glass Discs and Brass Sconces in Sage Green, Taupe, Amber and Pink
Located in New York, NY
Rare and one of a kind pair of Murano Glass Spiral Discs and Brass Sconces. Hand-casted and colored Murano glass discs in various diameters and colors are arranged Hand-casted Murano...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and...

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Brass

Pair of Modern Italian Wall Lights 'Diabolo' Green ML103
By Stilnovo
Located in Lyon, FR
Large wall light (bedside lamp) in the style of Stilnovo. The lampshade is adjustable and can light in different directions. Two bulbs per light E14 and E27. Customers can choose col...
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2010s European Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass, Sheet Metal

Pair of Modern Green and White Diabolo Italian Wall Lights Stilnovo Style
By Stilnovo
Located in Lyon, FR
Pair of modern Italian wall lamps "Amanda", diabolos beige/green celadon made by our Italian artisan. Structure in solid brass and lampshade in beige and green lacquered steel. Work ...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal, Brass

Pair of Gilded Metal and Lacquered Green Appliques, 'Style Baguès', circa 1950
By Maison Baguès
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Pair of gilded metal and lacquered green appliques, "style Baguès", circa 1950.
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Vintage 1950s European Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal

Pair of 60s Yellow Green Glazed Porcelain Wall Lights by Sigvard Bernado for IFO
By Sigvard Bernadotte, Ifö Electric
Located in München, DE
Set of two yellow green glazed porcelain bathroom wall lights. Designer is Sigvard Bernadotte for IFÖ. Made in Sweden in the late 1960s. Minimalist glass design. Ceramic bases and ...
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Ceramic, Milk Glass

Tobia Scarpa for FLOS ‘Tamburo’ Pair of Wall Lights in Green Aluminum and Glass
By Afra & Tobia Scarpa, Flos
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Tobia Scarpa for FLOS, 'Tamburo' wall lamps, green colored aluminum, opaline glass, Italy, 1973 Originally designed as floor lamps for outdoors use, these ‘Tamburo’ lamp have been...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Aluminum

1950s Pair of Wall Lights Green Blue Red Enamel Metal Shades on Brass Italian
Located in London, GB
A stunning pair of wall lights titled ” Luigi 3 ” green, red, blue enamel on metal articulated shades on a brass structure. Mid century Italian Design attributed to Gino Sarfatti ca....
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Aluminum, Brass

1950s by Stilnovo Italian Midcentury Design Pair of Wall Lamps
By Stilnovo
Located in Brescia, IT
Green glass and brass details. Perfect condition Perfect working order.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

Pair of Modern Italian Sconces "Sablier" Green Vintage Design ML103
By Stilnovo
Located in Lyon, FR
Pair of modern green "Sablier" wall lamps made by our Italian artisan. Structure in solid brass and lampshade in lacquered steel. Work in the Stilnovo style. Brass finish and choice ...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern More Lighting

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Metal, Brass

Pair of Modern Italian Sconces "Sablier" Green Vintage Design ML103
By Stilnovo
Located in Lyon, FR
Pair of modern beige "Sablier" wall lamps made by our Italian artisan. Structure in solid brass and lampshade in lacquered steel. Work in the Stilnovo style. Brass finish and choice ...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern More Lighting

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Brass, Metal

Pair of Modern Italian Sconces "Sablier" Green and White Vintage Design
By Stilnovo
Located in Lyon, FR
Pair of modern green and white "Sablier" wall lamps made by our Italian artisan. Structure in solid brass and lampshade in lacquered steel. Work in the Stilnovo style. Brass finish a...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern More Lighting

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Metal, Brass

Pair of Space Age Brass & Green Murano Glass Half Sputnik Flush Mounts / Sconces
Located in Firenze, Tuscany
It can be mounted either on the wall or on the ceiling. The light green murrine glass diffusers can also be taken out to have a more aggressive look. 1 E27 light bulb.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Flush Mount

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Brass

Style of Andre Arbus Pair of Chic 1940s Sconces with a Green Antic Patina
By André Arbus
Located in Paris, ile de france
Style of Andre Arbus pair of chic 1940s sconces with a green antic patina.
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Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Bronze

Large Elegant Emerald Green Pair of Wall Lights by Cristal Art, Italy, 1970s
By Cristal Arte
Located in BUDAPEST, HU
Rare, large and massive artistic wall lights by Cristal Art, handcrafted in Italy in early 1970s. Bevelled chamfered and polished glass edges. Each light is fitted with one E27 l...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Chrome

Pair of Seguso Wall Lamps with Emerald Green Glass Shades, circa 1970
By Seguso Vetri d'Arte
Located in London, GB
A pair of Seguso wall lights with stunning emerald green glass shades, circa 1970, Italy. Top quality thick glass.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Steel

Pair of Italian Mid-Century Modern Green Glass Sconces
Located in New York, NY
Pair of sober, minimalist Italian mid-century modern wall lights in thick green glass with chrome details. Pure and elegant. 1 light each.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Pair of Italian Mid-Century Modern Murano Grey-Green Glass Sconces by Seguso
By Flavio Poli, Seguso Vetri d'Arte
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Italian Mid-Century Modern Murano / Venetian glass sconces by Flavio Poli for Seguso. Elegant, sober, Minimalist pieces made of mold blown, thick, grey-green glass with ni...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Murano Glass

Pair of Green Murano Glass Gold-Plated Mid-Century Modern Sconces, Mazzega Style
By AVMazzega
Located in Dallas, TX
Unusual Mid-Century Modern pair of wall sconces, attributed to Mazzega, Italy, 1990s Made of a green/kaki colored Murano glass shade, and a gold plated frame. New wiring, with stan...
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1990s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Gold Plate

Pair of Mid-Century Green Murano Glass Wall Sconces with Chrome Finish, 1970s
Located in Florence, IT
Pair of mid-century green and clear glass curved Murano glass wall sconces with chrome finish. Each sconce has two light bulb. Perfect vintage condition.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Chrome

1950s Pair of Mid-Century Modern Cristal Art Green Glass and Brass Wall Sconces
By Cristal Arte, Fontana Arte
Located in Aci Castello, IT
Two stylish wall sconces made in Italy in the Fifties by Cristal Art. They are in very good conditions, solid brass it's in original patina. They work 110-240 volts and need regular ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

Pair of Green Stripes Sconces
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Vintage wall light consisting of a large glass diffuser with green stripes, suspended with a cable from a brass frame / Made in Germany by Das Licht, circa 1960s Original sticker on ...
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

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  • Pair of Green Stripes Sconces
  • Pair of Green Stripes Sconces
  • Pair of Green Stripes Sconces
H 19.69 in. W 5.52 in. L 19.69 in.
Mid-Century Modern Style Murano Glass and Brass Pair of Italian Sconces
Located in Madrid, ES
Pair of Italian sconces made of Murano glass structure. Light bulb made of matte glass sphere. Finials made of brass. Italian manufacture.
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and...

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Brass

Mid-Century Modern Style Murano Glass and Brass Pair of Italian Sconces
Located in Madrid, ES
Pair of Italian sconces made of Murano glass structure. Light bulb made of matte glass sphere. Finials made of brass.
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and...

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Brass

Pair of Frosted Green Glass Sconces
Located in Bridgehampton, NY
Pair of Frosted Green Glass Sconces. Standard size tube bulb.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Glass

  • Pair of Frosted Green Glass Sconces
  • Pair of Frosted Green Glass Sconces
  • Pair of Frosted Green Glass Sconces
  • Pair of Frosted Green Glass Sconces
H 12.5 in. W 3.5 in. D 5.5 in.
Pair of Italian Green Aluminum and Brass Adjustable 1950s Sconces
Located in Varese, Lombardia
This pair of wall lamp was produced in Italy in the 1950s. It is made from brass and painted aluminum. Adjustable position. The lamps are original in all their parts, but shows signs...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Aluminum, Brass

Pair of 19th Century Blue Green Teal Hurricane Shade Sconces
Located in Heath, MA
A rare pair of 19th century English hurricane sconces with a beautiful teal blue-green hue. These antique shades have desirable swirls and air bubbles that speak to the quality and a...
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Victorian Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

Pair of Green Conical Murano Wall Sconces, Brass Fittings
Located in Florence, IT
Pair of green conical Murano wall sconces, brass fittings, one bulb each sconce. The conical end is in Murano mirrored green glass.  
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Pair of Textured Murano Glass Sconces with Green Detail
Located in Bridgehampton, NY
Pair of textured murano glass sconces with green detail.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Chrome

Pair of Vintage RAAK Blue and Green Brutalist Sconces
By RAAK
Located in New York, NY
Pair of vintage RAAK blue and green brutalist sconces. Second pair available.
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20th Century Dutch Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Art Glass

Fontana Arte pair cut green glass sconces Italy 1960
By Fontana Arte
Located in Roosendaal, Noord Brabant
Fantastic pair of green colored glass sconces by Fontana Arte, possible designed by Max Ingrand. These sconces were made in Italy and have polished cut green, very thick and heavy gl...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Aluminum

Pair of light green Murano glass sconces Cenedese style
By Cenedese
Located in Dallas, TX
Pair of small textured thick Murano glass wall sconces, Mid Century Modern, Cenedese style, Italy 1970s. The vintage sconces have a very light green color, with a brass frame. One ...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

1970s Pair of Spanish Talavera Porcelain Green & White Wall Sconces
Located in Malaga, ES
1970s pair of Spanish Talavera porcelain green and white wall lamps / sconces.
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Mid-20th Century Spanish Wall Lights and Sconces

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Porcelain

Pair of 1950s Green Perforated Sconces Attributed to Jacques Biny
By Jacques Biny, Giuseppe Ostuni
Located in Glendale, CA
Pair of 1950s green perforated sconces attributed to Jacques Biny. A exceptionally clean and simple design executed in brass with green painted perforated metal shade with on/off swi...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal, Brass

Pair of Stacked Blue & Green Glass Bar Sconces by Svend Aage
Located in New York, NY
Exceptional pair of blue and green stacked glass bar wall sconces
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20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Green Murano Glass & Gold Plated Pair Sconces, Mazzega Style Vintage Italy 1980s
By AVMazzega
Located in Dallas, TX
Pair of Mid-Century Modern Murano glass wall sconces or lanterns, attributed to AV Mazzega, Italy, 1980s. The vintage sconces are made of kaki green transparent Murano glass and a g...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Gold Plate

Pair of Green Danish Sconces 'Phister' by Hans Due for Fog and Mørup, 1970s
By Hans Due
Located in Esbjerg, DK
Pair of wall lights, 'Phister' by Hans Due for Fog & Mørup, Denmark, 1977. Dark green plastic with rotating 'Heads,' that allows you to direct the light as desired. Can be used as ta...
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Vintage 1970s Danish Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Plastic

Pastel Green Table Lamps or Sconces or Wall Lights, Pair, Italy, 1950s
By Stilnovo
Located in London, GB
Two table or desk lamps that can be hung and used as sconces or wall lights, possibly Stilnovo, 1950s Italian.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Pair of Vintage Iron Candle Sconces by Van Keppel, Green VKG
By Jens Harald Quistgaard
Located in Chicago, IL
Pair of vintage iron sconces attributed to Van Keppel - Green (VKG) Wear/ aging to black finish as shown.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Candle Sconces

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Iron

Mid Century Murano Glass Blue/Green Sconces Mazzega style - a pair
By Mazzega
Located in Dallas, TX
Mid-Century Modern pair of Murano glass wall sconces, attributed to Mazzega, Italy 1980s. The vintage sconces are made of 3 long and curved tiles in Murano glass, in a beautiful sem...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Murano Glass

Mid-Century Modern Pair of Blue/Green Murano Glass & Brass Sconces
Located in Dallas, TX
Pair of unusual blue/green Murano glass and brass Mid-Century Modern wall sconces. One light each, rewired with medium base light bulb. The brass mounts are sliding up, to ease the...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

Pair of Venini Green Stripe Triedri Sconces
By Venini
Located in Cathedral City, CA
A pair of Venini green stripe triedri sconces. Brass hardware and two-light sockets in each sconce.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

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Green L Sconces Pair Mid Century For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the green l sconces pair mid century you’re looking for. Each green l sconces pair mid century for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, glass and brass. If you’re shopping for a green l sconces pair mid century, we have 59 options in-stock, while there are 2 modern editions to choose from as well. There are many kinds of the green l sconces pair mid century you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. A green l sconces pair mid century is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Mid-Century Modern, Victorian and Art Deco styles are sought with frequency. Many designers have produced at least one well-made green l sconces pair mid century over the years, but those crafted by Veca, Fontana Arte and Archimede Seguso are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Green L Sconces Pair Mid Century?

The average selling price for a green l sconces pair mid century at 1stDibs is $2,208, while they’re typically $1 on the low end and $12,900 for the highest priced.

A Close Look at Mid-Century Modern Furniture

Organically shaped, clean-lined and elegantly simple are three terms that well describe vintage mid-century modern American furniture. The style, which emerged primarily in the years following World War II, is characterized by pieces that were conceived and made in an energetic, optimistic spirit by creators who believed that good design was an essential part of good living.

Postwar American architects and designers were animated by new ideas and new technology. The lean, functionalist “International Style” architecture of Le Corbusier and Bauhaus eminences such as Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Walter Gropius had been promoted in the United States during the ’30s by Philip Johnson and others. New building techniques, such as “post-and-beam” construction, allowed the International-style schemes to be realized on a small scale, in open-plan houses with long walls of glass.

Materials developed for wartime use became available for domestic goods and were incorporated into mid-century modern furniture designs. Charles and Ray Eames and Eero Saarinen, who had experimented extensively with molded plywood, eagerly embraced fiberglass for, respectively, pieces such as the La Chaise and the Womb chair. George Nelson and his design team created Bubble lamp shades using a new translucent polymer skin. Harry Bertoia and Isamu Noguchi devised chairs and tables built of wire mesh and wire struts. Materials were re-purposed: the Danish-born designer Jens Risom created a line of chairs that used surplus parachute straps for webbed seats and backrests. The Risom lounge chair was among the first pieces of furniture commissioned and produced by legendary manufacturer Knoll, a chief influence in the rise of modern design in the United States thanks to the work of Florence Knoll, the pioneering architect and designer who made the firm a leader in its field.

As the demand for casual, uncluttered furnishings grew, more mid-century designers caught the spirit.

Classically-oriented creators such as Edward Wormley, house designer for Dunbar Inc., offered such pieces as the sinuous Listen to Me chaise; the British expatriate T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings switched gears, creating items such as the tiered, biomorphic Mesa table. There were Young Turks such as Paul McCobb — who designed holistic groups of sleek, blonde-wood furniture — and Milo Baughman, who espoused a West Coast aesthetic in lushly upholstered chairs and sofas with angular steel frames.

As the collection of vintage mid-century modern chairs, dressers, coffee tables and other furniture on 1stDibs demonstrates, this period saw one of the most delightful and dramatic flowerings of creativity in design history.

Finding the Right Wall Lights and Sconces for You

From the kitchen to the bedroom and everywhere in between, there is one major part of home decor that you definitely want to master: lighting. It’s no longer merely practical — carefully selected wall lights and sconces can do wonders in establishing mood and highlighting your distinctive personality.

We’re a long way from the candelabra-inspired chandeliers of the medieval era. Lighting designers have been creating and reinventing lighting solutions for eons. Because of the advancements crafted by these venturesome makers, we now have the opportunity to bring unique, customizable lighting solutions into our homes. It’s never been easier to create dramatic bedrooms, cozy kitchen areas and cheerful bars than it is today. Think of an elegant wall sconce as functional as well as a work of art, adding both light and style to your hallways, whimsical kids’ rooms and elsewhere.

When choosing a lighting solution, first determine what your needs are: Will you opt for a moody or a bright feel? The room that will serve as your home office will need adequate lighting — think “the brighter, the better” for this particular setting. For the bedroom, bedside wall lamps with warm-temperature bulbs could be the way to go to induce a sense of calm or intimacy. Try to match the style of the wall light or sconce that you’re installing to the overall design scheme of your room. It’s never “just a light.” You should approach the lighting of a room with a mindset that is one part practical and one part aesthetics-driven.

Let 1stDibs help you set the mood with the right wall lights and sconces for your home. Our collection includes every kind of fixture, from sculptural works by Austrian craftsman J.T. Kalmar to chic industrial-style wall sconces, from adjustable painted aluminum wall lamps designed by Artemide to a wide variety of minimalist mid-century modern masterpieces.