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Fantastic Franco Luce for Seguso Murano Glass and Brass Chandelier, 1970s
By Franco Luce
Located in Rome, IT
Elegant two-tier chandelier with eight white "lattimo" striated glass petals supported by a gold-plated hardware by Franco Luce, Murano, Italy, 1970s. Excellent vintage condition.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Venini "Reticello" Chandelier, Murano, 1940
By Venini
Located in Budapest, HU
Six-arm chandelier by Venini, Italy. Handblown glass using the ‘Reticello’ technique.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

  • Venini "Reticello" Chandelier, Murano, 1940
  • Venini "Reticello" Chandelier, Murano, 1940
  • Venini "Reticello" Chandelier, Murano, 1940
  • Venini "Reticello" Chandelier, Murano, 1940
H 35.44 in. W 28.75 in. D 22.45 in.
Amazing Venini "Reticello" Chandelier, Murano, 1940
By Venini
Located in Budapest, HU
Six-arm chandelier by Venini, Italy. Handblown glass using the ‘Reticello’ technique.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Amazing Venini "Reticello" Chandelier, Murano, 1940
By Venini
Located in Budapest, HU
Six-arm chandelier by Venini, Italy. Handblown glass using the ‘Reticello’ technique.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Chandelier "Reticello" Gold Inclusions Attributed to Seguso. Murano, 1940
By Seguso Vetri d'Arte
Located in Budapest, HU
Six-arm chandelier gold inclusions, Italy. Hand blown glass using the ‘Reticello’ technique.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

12-Light Italian Glass and Gilt Brass Chandelier, circa 1980s
By Murano 5
Located in Wiesbaden, Hessen
Very elegant and high quality 12- arm crystal glass chandelier Italy, circa 1980s. The condition is excellent.
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Vintage 1980s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Murano Glass Flower Chandelier
Located in Antwerp, BE
Beautiful Italian Murano glass flower chandelier. Total height with chain is 75 cm.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

1940s Beautiful Large Brass and Multicolored Murano Glass by Stilnovo
By Stilnovo, Murano 5
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Magnificent large chandelier. This lamp is made of a beautiful brass with polished aluminium shape with twelve white designed Murano glass shades and made by Stilnovo. Dimensions: ...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Brass

1940s Beautiful Large Brass and Multicolored Murano Glass by Stilnovo
By Stilnovo, Murano 5
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Magnificent large chandelier. This lamp is made of a beautiful brass with polished aluminum shape with twelve white designed Murano glass shades and made by Stilnovo. Dimensions: H...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Brass

1940s Beautiful Large Brass and Multicolored Murano Glass by Stilnovo
By Stilnovo, Murano 5
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Magnificent large chandelier. This lamp is made of a beautiful brass with polished aluminum shape with twelve white designed Murano glass shades and made by Stilnovo. Dimensions: H...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Aluminum

1940s Beautiful Large Brass and Multicolored Murano Glass by Stilnovo
By Stilnovo, Murano 5
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Magnificent large chandelier. This lamp is made of a beautiful brass with polished aluminum shape with twelve white designed Murano glass shades and made by Stilnovo. Dimensions: H...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Brass

1940s Beautiful Large Brass and Multicolored Murano Glass by Stilnovo
By Stilnovo, Murano 5
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Magnificent large chandelier. This lamp is made of a beautiful brass with polished aluminium shape with twelve white designed Murano glass shades and made by Stilnovo. Dimensions: ...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Brass

1940s Beautiful Large Brass and Multicolored Murano Glass by Stilnovo
By Stilnovo, Murano 5
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Magnificent large chandelier. This lamp is made of a beautiful brass with polished aluminum shape with twelve white designed Murano glass shades and made by Stilnovo. Dimensions: H...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Aluminum

1940s Beautiful Large Brass and Multicolored Murano Glass by Stilnovo
By Stilnovo, Murano 5
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Magnificent large chandelier. This lamp is made of a beautiful brass with polished aluminium shape with twelve white designed Murano glass shades and made by Stilnovo. Dimensions: ...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Aluminum

1940s Beautiful Large Brass and Multicolored Murano Glass by Stilnovo
By Stilnovo, Murano 5
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Magnificent large chandelier. This lamp is made of a beautiful brass with polished aluminum shape with twelve white designed Murano glass shades and made by Stilnovo. Dimensions: H...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Brass

Beige Murano Glass and Brass Sputnik Chandelier in Stilnovo Style
By Stilnovo
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Very elegant Sputnik brass chandelier featuring 20 lights, 20 solid brass rods ending with beige Murano glass bowls and brass rodes ending with an arrow. White lacquered steel cones....
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1990s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

1940s, Large Brass and Multicolored Murano Venini Glass Chandelier
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Magnificent large chandelier. This lamp is made of a beautiful brass with polished aluminium shape with twelve white designed Murano glass shades. The shades are labelled. It is i...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Aluminum

1940s, Large Brass and Multicolored Murano Venini Glass Chandelier
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Magnificent large chandelier. This lamp is made of a beautiful brass with polished aluminium shape with twelve white designed Murano glass shades. The shades are labelled. It is i...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Aluminum

1940s, Large Brass and Multicolored Murano Venini Glass Chandelier
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Magnificent large chandelier. This lamp is made of a beautiful brass with polished aluminium shape with twelve white designed Murano glass shades. The shades are labelled. It is i...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Brass

1940s Beautiful Large Brass and Multicolored Murano Venini Glass Chandelier
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Magnificent large chandelier. This lamp is made of a beautiful brass with polished aluminium shape with twelve white designed Murano glass shades. The shades are labeled. It is in...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Brass

1940s Beautiful Large Brass and Multicolored Murano Venini Glass Chandelier
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Magnificent large chandelier. This lamp is made of a beautiful brass with polished aluminium shape with twelve white designed Murano glass shades. The shades are labelled. It is i...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Brass

1940s Beautiful Large Brass and Multicolored Murano Venini Glass Chandelier
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Magnificent large chandelier. This lamp is made of a beautiful brass with polished aluminium shape with twelve white designed Murano glass shades. The shades are labeled. It is in...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Brass

1940s Beautiful Large Brass and Multicolored Murano Venini Glass Chandelier
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Magnificent large chandelier. This lamp is made of a beautiful brass with polished aluminium shape with twelve white designed Murano glass shades. The shades are labelled. It is i...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Aluminum

1940s Beautiful Large Brass and Multicolored Murano Venini Glass Chandelier
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Magnificent large chandelier. This lamp is made of a beautiful brass with polished aluminium shape with twelve white designed Murano glass shades. The shades are labeled. It is in...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Brass

1940s Beautiful Large Brass and Multicolored Murano Venini Glass Chandelier
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Magnificent large chandelier. This lamp is made of a beautiful brass with polished aluminium shape with twelve white designed Murano glass shades. The shades are labelled. It is i...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Aluminum

1940s Beautiful Large Brass and Multicolored Murano Venini Glass Chandelier
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Magnificent large chandelier. This lamp is made of a beautiful brass with polished aluminium shape with twelve white designed Murano glass shades. The shades are labelled. It is i...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Brass

1940s Beautiful Large Brass and Multicolored Murano Venini Glass Chandelier
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Magnificent large chandelier. This lamp is made of a beautiful brass with polished aluminium shape with twelve white designed Murano glass shades. The shades are labelled. It is i...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Aluminum

1940s Beautiful Large Brass and Multicolored Murano Venini Glass Chandelier
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Magnificent large chandelier. This lamp is made of a beautiful brass with polished aluminium shape with twelve white designed Murano glass shades. The shades are labelled. It is i...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Aluminum

1940s Beautiful Large Brass and Multicolored Murano Venini Glass Chandelier
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Magnificent large chandelier. This lamp is made of a beautiful brass with polished aluminium shape with twelve white designed Murano glass shades. The shades are labelled. It is i...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Aluminum

1940s Beautiful Large Brass and Multicolored Murano Venini Glass Chandelier
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Magnificent large chandelier. This lamp is made of a beautiful brass with polished aluminium shape with twelve white designed Murano glass shades. The shades are labelled. It is i...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Brass

1940s Beautiful Large Brass and Multicolored Murano Venini Glass Chandelier
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Magnificent large chandelier. This lamp is made of a beautiful brass with polished aluminium shape with twelve white designed Murano glass shades. The shades are labelled. It is i...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Aluminum

Chain Link Murano Clear Glass Chandelier, Brass Structure, 1970s
Located in Florence, IT
Chain link Murano C-shaped clear glass chandelier and brass structure. The hand blown clear glasses hook on each other with waterfall effect. The chandelier weighs about kg 100 and i...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

1980s Brass Sputnik Chandelier with Two-Tone of Violet Polyhedron Murano Glasses
Located in Firenze, Tuscany
Murano polyhedron glasses designed by Carlo Scarpa. Four colors all together: dark violet and violet with a touch of amber and pink. 16 E14 light bulbs. Approximate weight 70 Kg.
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Half Sputnik Chandelier with Murano Glass Butterflies
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
This very unusual half sputnik chandelier features a multitude of brass rods, some ending with brass balls and others ending with flying butterflies in Murano glass. All the rods ha...
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1990s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Half Sputnik Chandelier with Murano Glass Blue Flowers
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
This very unusual half Sputnik chandelier features a multitude of brass rods, some ending with brass balls and others ending with large blue flowers in Murano glass. All the rods ha...
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1990s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Art Deco Murano Glass Three-Light Grape Chandelier, Italy, Mid-20th Century
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
Murano glass three-light chandelier with cast iron and brass mounts, Italy, mid-20th century. Three brass hanging chains with colored and clear glass bunch of grapes form shades conn...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Iron

Fiamme Chandelier by Fabio Ltd
By Fabio Ltd
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Italian chandelier with hand blown amber Murano glass leaves, mounted on 24-karat gold-plated frame / Made in Italy 13 lights / E26 or E27 / max 60W each Diameter: 32 inches / Height...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

  • Fiamme Chandelier by Fabio Ltd
  • Fiamme Chandelier by Fabio Ltd
  • Fiamme Chandelier by Fabio Ltd
  • Fiamme Chandelier by Fabio Ltd
H 27.5 in. Dm 32 in.
Pair of Barovier Murano Gold White Lantern Pendant Ceiling Lights
By Ercole Barovier
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Pair of lantern shaped Murano ceiling light pendants by Ercole Barovier Toso. The top portion is ribbed with gold inclusions, the bottom half is in the "segmentati" technique with sw...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Uno Semi-Flush Mount by form A
By Gaspare & Vittorio Asaro, form A
Located in New York, NY
The Uno ceiling light by form A exemplifies simple elegance via its clean profile designed around a single Murano glass shade. Shown in polished brass with our signature Murano bubbl...
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2010s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Murano Glass and Brass Sputnik Design Chandelier
Located in Vilnius, LT
This Italian chandelier is made of clear Murano glass and brass base. Chandelier includes 29 pcs. Of E14 bulbs.
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20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Murano Glass and Brass “Scudi” Chandelier
Located in Austin, TX
Incredible chandelier made of brass and handblown Murano glass. This piece has six curved pieces of textured, metallic glass with a lamp reflecting off of each. In the centre, six mo...
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2010s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

1 of 2 Huge Sputnik Murano Glass and Brass Chandelier
Located in Berlin, DE
Exceptional huge mother of pearl colored Murano glass and brass Sputnik chandeliers. The chandeliers have a very impressing size and there are real eyecatchers in every room. The cha...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Murano Glass Italian "Fireworks" Chandelier, 1959s
Located in Cerignola, Italy Puglia
Fireworks is a Murano blown glass chandelier, designed in 1958. Inside the glass, gold leaf was introduced. Beautiful Murano chandelier with 9 flames. The mouth-blown Murano glass fl...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Custom Polished Brass and Murano Glass Molecular 'Snowflake' Chandelier
Located in New York, NY
This stunning and dramatic polished brass and hand blown Murano glass molecular "Snowflake" was realized in Murano, Italy- the islands off the coast of Venice, renowned for centurie...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Midcentury Italian Murano Glass Brass Nine-Light Bouquet Chandelier, 1960s
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
A large hand blown Murano glass and gilt brass bouquet chandelier, neun arm with large drop shape globes, decorated with glass flowers, Italy, 1960s - impressive lighting effect! Th...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Mid-Century Italian Murano Franco Luce Art Glass and Gilt Brass Chandelier, Pair
By Franco Luce
Located in Coimbra, PT
Awesome pair of 1970s vintage Italian Murano Lily Calla art-hlass shades gilt chandelier and flower bouquet. Franco Luce Seguso chandelier with five handblown Murano glass leaves, wh...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Round Black and Gold Brass Italian Chandelier Stilnovo Style 1950s Murano Glass
By Stilnovo
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Chandelier Stilnovo Attributed Italian Mid-Century circa 1955, form and technique of very interesting construction, production of excellent quality.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

Vintage Midcentury Italian Murano Flower Sputnik Art Glass Gilt Brass Chandelier
By Venini
Located in Coimbra, PT
1970s vintage Italian Murano flower sputnik bouquet art-glass after Venini / hand-blow white and clear glass flowers and gold-plated brass. Measures: Diameter 12 in (30 cm) Height...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Gold Plate, Brass

Modernist Three-Tier "Palma" Chandelier in Murano Glass and Brass Fittings
Located in New York, NY
This gorgeous three-tier Palma chandelier was realized in Murano, Italy- the island off the coast of Venice renowned for centuries for its superlative glass production. It features a...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Mid-Century Italian Murano Pink Flower Bouquet Art Glass & Gilt Brass Chandelier
Located in Coimbra, PT
1960s vintage Italian Murano flower bouquet after Venini art-glass/ 24 hand-blow white and clear glass flowers and gold-plated brass. Measures: Diameter 22 in/ 55 cm Height 30 in...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Gold Plate, Brass

Large Architectural Oval Shaped Brass and Grey Murano Glass Ten-Light Chandelier
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
This chandelier has got a very unusual shape since it is slightly oval. It features ten brass arms ending with high grey Murano frozen glass shades and large crystal turned bowls. ...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Very Large Murano Glass and Brass Chandelier in the Manner of Stilnovo
By Stilnovo
Located in Berlin, DE
Stunning, very large Murano glass and brass chandelier attributed to Stilnovo. The chandelier has a very impressing size and is a real eyecatcher in every room. The chandelier is in ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Modernist Italian Murano Venini Style Flower Glass Gilt Chandelier
By Venini
Located in Coimbra, PT
Vintage midcentury Italian Murano flower bouquet attributed to Venini. Art-glass with hand blown white and clear art glass flowers and gilt brass. Pair also available. Measures: Di...
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20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Blue Glass Globes and Brass Sputnik Chandelier
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
This very unusual Sputnik chandelier features 30 turquoise glass globes mounted on brass rods. When the light is on, its turquoise globes turn to light blue color and it is still ma...
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Early 2000s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Spectacular Pink and White Murano Glass Petals Chandelier with Brass Frame
By Galleria Veneziani
Located in Rome, IT
Fabulous Italian chandelier Made by 90 pink and white lattimo Murano glass petals supported by a brass frame by Galleria Veneziani. We can customize the frame, brass or bhrome D...
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2010s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Spectacular Pink and White Murano Glass Petals Chandelier with Brass Frame
By Galleria Veneziani
Located in Rome, IT
Fabulous Italian chandelier Made by 90 pink and white lattimo Murano glass petals supported by a brass frame by Galleria Veneziani. We can customize the frame, brass or chrome. ...
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2010s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Monumental Modernist Italian Murano Venini Style Flower Glass Gilt Chandelier
By Venini
Located in Coimbra, PT
Large 1990s vintage midcentury Italian Murano flower bouquet attributed to Venini. Art-glass with 72 hand blown white and clear glass flowers and gold-plated brass. A few missing lea...
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Late 20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Gold Plate, Brass

Monumental Brass and Murano Glass Tear Drop Flush Mount
Located in Berlin, DE
Monumental brass and amber Murano glass tear drop flush mount or chandelier. The extra huge flush mount is a real eye catcher in every living room or lobby and brings a wonderful lig...
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Early 2000s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Pair of Murano Calla Lily Chandelier by Franco Luce, Art Glass and Gilt Brass
By Franco Luce
Located in Coimbra, PT
Awesome pair of 1970s vintage Italian Murano Lily Calla art glass shades gilt chandelier. Franco Luce Seguso chandelier with six handblown Murano glass leaves, white and clear glass ...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Gold Plate, Brass

Hollywood Regency Murano Glass Calla Lily Chandelier by Franco Luce, Italy 1970s
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
Elegant Hollywood Regency chandelier by Franco Luce with five large Murano glass calla lilies, gold plated brass structure, Italy, 1970s. The glass globes are in very good condition,...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

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Italian Brass And Murano Glass Chandelier For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the Italian brass and murano glass chandelier you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Each Italian brass and murano glass chandelier for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using glass, metal and brass. Find 912 options for an antique or vintage Italian brass and murano glass chandelier now, or shop our selection of 599 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. Your living room may not be complete without an Italian brass and murano glass chandelier — find older editions for sale from the 20th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. An Italian brass and murano glass chandelier is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Mid-Century Modern, Modern and Hollywood Regency styles are sought with frequency. You’ll likely find more than one Italian brass and murano glass chandelier that is appealing in its simplicity, but Fabio Ltd, Barovier&Toso and Ercole Barovier produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is an Italian Brass And Murano Glass Chandelier?

An Italian brass and murano glass chandelier can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $5,495, while the lowest priced sells for $390 and the highest can go for as much as $59,500.

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.