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Early Poul Henningsen PH 5-4 1/2 Chandelier for Louis Poulsen
By Poul Henningsen, Louis Poulsen
Located in Berlin, DE
Early Poul Henningsen PH 5-4 1/2 chandelier for Louis Poulsen.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Aluminum

Rare Poul Henningsen PH 3½-2 Table Lamp, 1930
By Poul Henningsen, Louis Poulsen
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Rare Poul Henningsen. PH-3½/2 table lamp with original single-layer yellow painted/opal glass shade
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Vintage 1930s Danish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Scandinavian Modern Monumental Poul Henningsen Ph Louvre Pendant Light
By Poul Henningsen, Louis Poulsen
Located in Hillringsberg, SE
This stunning large-scale Poul Henningsen "PH Louvre" pendant lamp for Louis Poulsen pendant is
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Vintage 1980s Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Aluminum

Poul Henningsen PH Septima Pendant for Louis Poulsen
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Poul Henningsen PH Septima pendant for Louis Poulsen. Designed in 1928, the PH Septima is regarded
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

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Glass

Poul Henningsen PH 5 Copper Pendant for Louis Poulsen
By Poul Henningsen, Louis Poulsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Poul Henningsen PH 5 copper pendant for Louis Poulsen. Poul Henningsen introduced his iconic PH 5
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Aluminum, Copper

Poul Henningsen PH Snowball Pendant for Louis Poulsen
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Poul Henningsen PH snowball pendant for Louis Poulsen. The PH snowball pendant light emits
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Aluminum

Poul Henningsen PH 5 Brass Pendant for Louis Poulsen
By Poul Henningsen, Louis Poulsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Poul Henningsen PH 5 brass pendant for Louis Poulsen. Poul Henningsen introduced his iconic PH 5
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Brass, Aluminum

Poul Henningsen PH 5 Pendant for Louis Poulsen in Rose
By Poul Henningsen, Louis Poulsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Poul Henningsen PH 5 pendant for Louis Poulsen in rose. Poul Henningsen introduced his iconic PH 5
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Aluminum

Poul Henningsen PH 5 Pendant for Louis Poulsen in Red
By Poul Henningsen, Louis Poulsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Poul Henningsen PH 5 pendant for Louis Poulsen in red. Poul Henningsen introduced his iconic PH 5
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Aluminum

Poul Henningsen PH 5 Pendant for Louis Poulsen in Green
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Poul Henningsen PH 5 pendant for Louis Poulsen in Green. Poul Henningsen introduced his iconic PH 5
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Aluminum

Poul Henningsen PH 5 Pendant for Louis Poulsen in Blue
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Poul Henningsen PH 5 pendant for Louis Poulsen in blue. Poul Henningsen introduced his iconic PH 5
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Aluminum

Poul Henningsen PH 5 Pendant for Louis Poulsen in Orange
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Poul Henningsen PH 5 pendant for Louis Poulsen in orange. Poul Henningsen introduced his iconic PH
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Aluminum

Poul Henningsen PH 4/3 Pendant for Louis Poulsen
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Poul Henningsen PH 4/3 pendant for Louis Poulsen. Executed in a refined white painted metal frame
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Metal

Iconic Poul Henningsen PH Artichoke Ø480 by Louis Poulsen in Steel
By Poul Henningsen
Located in Tilburg, NL
Iconic Poul Henningsen PH Artichoke Ø480 by Louis Poulsen in RVS If you talk about iconic
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Steel

Poul Henningsen PH 5 Pendant for Louis Poulsen in Grey
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Poul Henningsen PH 5 pendant for Louis Poulsen in grey. Poul Henningsen introduced his iconic PH 5
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Aluminum

Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' Brass Chandelier for Louis Poulsen
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' Brass Chandelier for Louis Poulsen. The PH Artichoke pendant
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Brass, Steel

Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' Copper Chandelier for Louis Poulsen
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' copper chandelier for Louis Poulsen. The PH Artichoke pendant
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Copper, Steel

Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' Glass Chandelier for Louis Poulsen
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Poul Henningsen PH glass Artichoke chandelier for Louis Poulsen. The PH Artichoke pendant light
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Metal, Aluminum, Chrome

Poul Henningsen PH 5-4½ Pendant Lamp for Louis Poulsen
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Poul Henningsen PH 5-4½ Pendant Lamp for Louis Poulsen. This architecturally versatile four-shade
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Metal, Aluminum

Poul Henningsen PH 5 Pendant for Louis Poulsen in All Black
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Poul Henningsen PH 5 pendant for Louis Poulsen in all black. Poul Henningsen introduced his iconic
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Aluminum

Poul Henningsen PH 80 Floor Lamp for Louis Poulsen
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Poul Henningsen PH 80 floor lamp for Louis Poulsen. The PH 80 was put into production after
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Steel, Chrome

Poul Henningsen Ph 4½-4 Glass Pendant for Louis Poulsen
By Poul Henningsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Poul Henningsen PH 4½-4 Glass Pendant for Louis Poulsen. The PH 4½ - 4 glass pendant light
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Chrome, Aluminum

Poul Henningsen PH 5 Pendant for Louis Poulsen in All Blue
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Poul Henningsen PH 5 pendant for Louis Poulsen in all blue. Poul Henningsen introduced his iconic
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Aluminum

Poul Henningsen PH 5 Pendant for Louis Poulsen in All White
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Poul Henningsen PH 5 pendant for Louis Poulsen in all white. Poul Henningsen introduced his iconic
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Aluminum

Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' Steel Chandelier for Louis Poulsen
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' Steel Chandelier for Louis Poulsen. The PH Artichoke pendant
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Aluminum, Steel, Stainless Steel

Poul Henningsen PH 4/3 Table Lamp for Louis Poulsen
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Poul Henningsen PH 4/3 table lamp for Louis Poulsen. Poul Henningsen’s legendary design stems
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome, Aluminum, Metal

Poul Henningsen PH 5 Pendant for Louis Poulsen in Modern White
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Poul Henningsen PH 5 pendant for Louis Poulsen in modern white. Poul Henningsen introduced his
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Aluminum

Poul Henningsen Ph Snowball Pendant
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Berkeley, CA
remains dark. Poul Henningsen designed his first lights back in 1925/1926 for an exhibition in Paris. His
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers an...

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Chrome

Poul Henningsen Ph Louvre Pendant
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Berkeley, CA
Henningsen designed the three-shade system during 1925/1926. The first lights using the system were designed
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers an...

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Chrome

Poul Henningsen PH Floor Lamp
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Berkeley, CA
Henningsen designed the three-shade system during 1925/1926. The first lights using the system were designed
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Poul Henningsen Ph 3½-2½ Table Lamp for Louis Poulsen
By Poul Henningsen
Located in Tilburg, NL
Pouls Henningsen PH 3½-2½ Table Lamp. Denmark, designed 1928, new, current production. PH 3 ½-2
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Poul Henningsen PH 5 Pendant for Louis Poulsen in Classic White
By Poul Henningsen, Louis Poulsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Poul Henningsen PH 5 Pendant for Louis Poulsen in Classic White. Poul Henningsen introduced his
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Aluminum

Large Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' Brass Chandelier for Louis Poulsen
By Poul Henningsen, Louis Poulsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Large Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' brass chandelier for Louis Poulsen. The PH Artichoke
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Brass, Steel

Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' Chandelier for Louis Poulsen in White
By Poul Henningsen, Louis Poulsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' Chandelier for Louis Poulsen in White. The PH Artichoke pendant
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Aluminum, Steel

Large Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' Glass Chandelier for Louis Poulsen
By Poul Henningsen, Louis Poulsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Large Poul Henningsen PH glass Artichoke chandelier for Louis Poulsen. The PH Artichoke pendant
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Metal, Chrome, Aluminum

Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' Chandelier for Louis Poulsen in Black
By Poul Henningsen, Louis Poulsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' chandelier for Louis Poulsen in black. The PH Artichoke pendant
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Aluminum, Steel

Large Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' Copper Chandelier for Louis Poulsen
By Poul Henningsen, Louis Poulsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Large Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' copper chandelier for Louis Poulsen The PH Artichoke
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Copper, Steel

Small Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' Steel Chandelier for Louis Poulsen
By Poul Henningsen, Louis Poulsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Small Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' steel chandelier for Louis Poulsen. The PH Artichoke pendant
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Aluminum, Stainless Steel, Steel

Large Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' Steel Chandelier for Louis Poulsen
By Poul Henningsen, Louis Poulsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Large Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' steel chandelier for Louis Poulsen. The PH Artichoke
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Aluminum, Stainless Steel, Steel

Small Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' Glass Chandelier for Louis Poulsen
By Poul Henningsen, Louis Poulsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Small Poul Henningsen PH glass Artichoke chandelier for Louis Poulsen. The PH Artichoke pendant
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Metal, Chrome, Aluminum

Small Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' Brass Chandelier for Louis Poulsen
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Small Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' brass chandelier for Louis Poulsen. The PH Artichoke
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Brass, Steel

Small Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' Copper Chandelier for Louis Poulsen
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Small Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' copper chandelier for Louis Poulsen. The PH Artichoke
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Copper, Steel

Vintage 1950s Poul Henningsen PH 4/3 Pendant Light for Louis Poulsen
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Grand Cayman, KY
Poul Henningsen PH 4/3 pendant for Louis Poulsen. Vintage 1950s example with slightly yellowed
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Vintage 1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Steel

Poul Henningsen PH 3, 5/3 manufactured by Louis Poulsen 1940’s
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Valby, 84
Rare Poul Henningsen PH 3,5/3 pendant with a top shade of white lacquered zinc and a middle and
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Vintage 1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass, Zinc

Monumental Poul Henningsen PH Louvre Suspension Lamp for Louis Poulsen
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Monumental Poul Henningsen PH Louvre suspension lamp for Louis Poulsen. The PH Louvre pendant light
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Chrome, Aluminum

Extra Large Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' Brass Chandelier for Louis Poulsen
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Extra large Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' brass chandelier for Louis Poulsen. The PH Artichoke
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Steel, Brass

Poul Henningsen Ph 5 Pendant for Louis Poulsen in Oyster Grey
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Poul Henningsen PH 5 pendant for Louis Poulsen in monochrome oyster grey. Poul Henningsen
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Aluminum

Poul Henningsen PH 3/2 in Brass and Opaline Glass Limited Edition
By Poul Henningsen
Located in Tilburg, NL
Poul Henningsen PH 3/2 table lamp in brass and opaline glass - limited edition available until the
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Large Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' Chandelier for Louis Poulsen in Black
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Large Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' Chandelier for Louis Poulsen in Black. The PH Artichoke
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Aluminum, Steel

Large Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' Chandelier for Louis Poulsen in White
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Large Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' Chandelier for Louis Poulsen in White. The PH Artichoke
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Aluminum, Steel

Small Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' Chandelier for Louis Poulsen in Black
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Small Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' chandelier for Louis Poulsen in black. The PH Artichoke
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Steel, Aluminum

Extra Large Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' Steel Chandelier for Louis Poulsen
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Extra Large Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' Steel Chandelier for Louis Poulsen. The PH Artichoke
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Steel, Aluminum, Stainless Steel

Extra Large Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' Copper Chandelier for Louis Poulsen
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Extra Large Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' Copper Chandelier for Louis Poulsen The PH Artichoke
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Copper, Steel

Small Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' Chandelier for Louis Poulsen in White
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Small Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' Chandelier for Louis Poulsen in White. The PH Artichoke
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Steel, Aluminum

Extra Large Poul Henningsen 'PH Artichoke' Glass Chandelier for Louis Poulsen
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Extra large Poul Henningsen PH glass Artichoke chandelier for Louis Poulsen. The PH Artichoke
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Metal, Aluminum, Chrome

Poul Henningsen PH 3/2.5 Outdoor Wall Light for Louis Poulsen
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Poul Henningsen PH 3-2/5 outdoor wall light for Louis Poulsen. Based on Poul Henningsen
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Wall Lights and...

Materials

Steel, Stainless Steel

Poul Henningsen Ph 5 Mini Pendant
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Berkeley, CA
The fixture provides 100% glare-free light. Poul Henningsen developed the PH 5 in 1958 as a follow
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers an...

Materials

Chrome

Poul Henningsen PH 3½-2½ Glass Table in Black for Louis Poulsen
By Poul Henningsen
Located in Tilburg, NL
Poul Henningsen PH 3½-2½ glass table in black for Louis Poulsen. Designed in 1928. New, current
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal, Brass

Poul Henningsen Ph Artichoke Pendant – Small
By Poul Henningsen, Louis Poulsen
Located in Berkeley, CA
an inviting ambiance. In honor of Henningsen’s 125th birthday, Louis Poulsen is launching PH
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers an...

Materials

Chrome

Poul Henningsen Ph Artichoke Pendant – Large
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Berkeley, CA
an inviting ambiance. In honor of Henningsen’s 125th birthday, Louis Poulsen is launching PH
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers an...

Materials

Chrome

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Henningsen Ph For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the henningsen ph you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Each henningsen ph for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, aluminum and glass. Find 826 options for an antique or vintage henningsen ph now, or shop our selection of 312 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. Your living room may not be complete without a henningsen ph — find older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. When you’re browsing for the right henningsen ph, those designed in Scandinavian Modern, Mid-Century Modern and Modern styles are of considerable interest.

How Much is a Henningsen Ph?

A henningsen ph can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $2,354, while the lowest priced sells for $264 and the highest can go for as much as $154,128.

Poul Henningsen for sale on 1stDibs

The name Poul Henningsen is synonymous with the best and most innovative modern Scandinavian lamps and other lighting. The Danish designer created a signature vocabulary of fixtures with tiered and layered shades in sculptural arrangements that are at once naturalistic and geometric. 

Henningsen grew up in a town on the outskirts of Copenhagen and studied architecture at the Technical University of Denmark. He would become a noted art critic, journalist and screenwriter, but his first love was lighting design.

Henningsen’s childhood home was illuminated by oil lamps. When his family switched to electrified lighting, he was alarmed and repelled by the harsh glare cast by an incandescent bulb, and in his late teens he began conducting quasi-scientific experiments to measure which materials and methods best diffused or reflected light to give it a warm brightness. His work came to the attention of the lighting-fixtures firm Louis Poulsen, which sponsored the development of a prototype lamp. The design won a gold medal at the 1925 Paris Expositions Internationales des Arts Decóratifs et Industriels Modernes — from which the term Art Deco derives. The lamp, whose three-part shade is said to be inspired by the arrangement of a dinner plate atop a soup bowl atop a teacup, became the basis for Henningsen’s most successful design, the PH 4/3 desk lamp.

All told, Henningsen would design some 100 lighting fixtures in his career. Some of his most notable creations are hanging lamps, which include the Septima (1929), a pendant composed of seven graduated frosted-glass layers; the Spiral (1942), made of a single ribbon of enameled aluminum; and the Artichoke lamp (1958), whose 70 glass or metal fins in a staggered and graduated arrangement on a central steel frame resemble those of its namesake. The last is likely Henningsen’s masterwork and an icon of mid-20th-century design. Like all Henningsen lighting designs, it is striking, sculptural and — thanks to his insistence on the primacy of the quality of the light cast — superbly functional.

Find a collection of authentic Poul Henningsen table lamps, floor lamps and other lighting on 1stDibs.

Finding the Right Lighting for You

The right table lamp, outwardly sculptural chandelier or understated wall pendant can work wonders for your home. While we’re indebted to thinkers like Thomas Edison for critically important advancements in lighting and electricity, we’re still finding new ways to customize illumination to fit our personal spaces all these years later. A wide range of antique and vintage lighting can be found on 1stDibs.

Today, lighting designers like the self-taught Bec Brittain have used the flexible structure of LEDs to craft glamorous solutions by working with what is typically considered a harsh lighting source. By integrating glass and mirrors, reflection can be used to soften the glow from LEDs and warmly welcome light into any space.

Although contemporary innovators continue to impress, some of the classics can’t be beat. 

Just as gazing at the stars allows you to glimpse the universe’s past, vintage chandeliers like those designed by Gino Sarfatti and J. & L. Lobmeyr, for example, put on a similarly stunning show, each with a rich story to tell.

As dazzling as it is, the Arco lamp, on the other hand, prioritizes functionality — it’s wholly mobile, no drilling required. Designed in 1962 by architect-product designers Achille & Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, the piece takes the traditional form of a streetlamp and creates an elegant, arching floor fixture for at-home use.

There is no shortage of modernist lighting similarly prized by collectors and casual enthusiasts alike — there are Art Deco table lamps created in a universally appreciated style, the Tripod floor lamp by T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, Greta Magnusson Grossman's sleek and minimalist Grasshopper lamps and, of course, the wealth of mid-century experimental lighting that emerged from Italian artisans at Arredoluce, FLOS and many more are hallmarks in illumination innovation

With decades of design evolution behind it, home lighting is no longer just practical. Crystalline shaping by designers like Gabriel Scott turns every lighting apparatus into a luxury accessory. A new installation doesn’t merely showcase a space; carefully chosen ceiling lights, table lamps and floor lamps can create a mood, spotlight a favorite piece or highlight your unique personality.

The sparkle that your space has been missing is waiting for you amid the growing collection of antique, vintage and contemporary lighting for sale on 1stDibs.