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Large Mathieu Matégot 'Satellite' Pendant in Black and Grey Metal
By Mathieu Matégot, Gubi
Located in Glendale, CA
Large Mathieu Matégot 'Satellite' pendant in black and grey Metal. Designed in 1953 by Matégot, this is an authorized re-edition by GUBI of Denmark, who meticulously reproduces his w...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

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Metal

Large German Vintage Blown Glass Globe Ceiling Hanging Pendant Light, 1960s
By Mazzega, J.T. Kalmar, Carlo Nason
Located in Berlin, DE
Wonderful hand blown textured bubble glass globe and brass pendant. Germany, 1960s. Measures: Glass D 13.8 in, H 10 in Lamp sockets: 1x E27 (US E26).   
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Large square Mid-Century Modern Crystal Chandelier 15 flames - Re Edition
By Woka Lamps
Located in Vienna, AT
Originally from the Vienna flagship store of the hat-manufacture "Oberwalder" at Kärntner Strasse. 15-flames. The height is just the chandelier. All components according to the UL r...
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2010s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Brass

Large Designer Cascading Chandelier Murano Glass by Doria, Germany, 1970s
By Doria Leuchten Germany
Located in Aachen, DE
A special large cascading chandelier by Doria, manufactured in Germany, circa 1970s with 6 Murano ice glasses. Wonderful form and stunning light effect. Sockets: 6 x E14 small bulb...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Impressive Large Gilt Brass and Crystal Glass Chandelier by Palwa Germany, 1960s
By Palwa
Located in Aachen, DE
A stunning chandelier by Palwa (Palme and Walter), Germany, manufactured in the 1960s. It’s composed of jewel-like glass pieces and brass plates with a Brutalist relief. Sockets: ...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Brass

Large Pair of Stilnovo Style Cascading Chandeliers with Brass and Glass Shades
By Stilnovo
Located in New York, NY
Grand scale of 6 feet cascading chandeliers in the style of Stilnovo with eight teardrop shaped brass and opaline glass lights. New production, custom-made for Collection 20C gallery...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Large Midcentury Pendant, Structured Opaline Glass, Europe, 1960s
Located in Almelo, NL
Large midcentury pendant, structured opaline glass, Europe, 1960s. The diffuse light it spreads is very atmospheric. Completed with the opaline glass and metal steel painted canopy o...
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Vintage 1960s Czech Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Opaline Glass

Large Midcentury Pendants, Structured Opaline Glass, Europe, 1960s
Located in Almelo, NL
Set of nine pendants, structured opaline glass, Europe, 1960s. The diffuse light it spreads is very atmospheric. Completed with the opaline glass and metal steel painted canopy on a ...
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Vintage 1960s Czech Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Opaline Glass

Large Braun opaline Glass Pendant by Limburg, Germany, 1970s
By Glashütte Limburg, Helena Tynell
Located in Aachen, DE
A large round smoke tone opaline glass pendant designed by Limburg, manufactured in Germany, circa the 1970s. Great light effect. Sockets: needs 1 x E27 standard bulb with 100W max...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Large Amber Bubble Glass Pendant by Helena Tynell, Limburg, Germany
By Helena Tynell, Glashütte Limburg
Located in Aachen, DE
A large round smoke tone bubble glass pendant designed by Helena Tynell for Limburg, manufactured in Germany, circa 1970s. Sockets: needs 1 x E27 standard bulb with 100W max each ...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Set of Two Iced Glass Doria Large Pendants, 1960s, Germany
By Doria Leuchten Germany
Located in Antwerp, BE
These fantastic large chandeliers by Doria are made with eight icicle finish square glass tubes mounted on chrome and white enameled metal hardware. Each pendant has five bulb socket...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Large Lantern Form Pendant Cylindrical Glass Shade by Limburg, Germany, 1960s
By Glashütte Limburg
Located in Aachen, DE
Brass pendant fixture with cylindrical glass shade design by Limburg, Germany, 1960s Heavy quality and in very good condition. Cleaned, well-wired and ready to use. The fixture re...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Large Round White Crystal Ice Glass Bowl by Doria, 1970s, Germany
By Doria Leuchten Germany
Located in Hagenbach, DE
A beautiful glass bowl hanging lamp made in Germany in the 1970s. The light is made of Murano glass. It has an amazing transparent color and it is very solid. The top of the lamp is ...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Large Mid-Century Modern Style Twelve-Arm Gold Murano Glass Chandelier
Located in New York, NY
A stunning Italian midcentury style Venetian glass chandelier/pendant in gold glass. The piece evokes an ethereal presence of a poetic bouquet of flowers, with a harmonious sense of ...
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Mid-century Style Large Italian Sputnik Fireworks Chandelier
By Stilnovo
Located in Bochum, NRW
Gorgeous large Italian Sputnik chandelier with twenty lights and "spikes". Made of brass and aluminum shades, ivory lacquered. Dimensions: Diameter ~115cm (42,28 in.), height 140 ...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Brass

Large Mid-Century Modern Colored Glass Pendant / Unidentified Flying Flush Mount
Located in Lisse, NL
Beautiful shape and colorful light extra large fixture from the Midcentury era. This midcentury work of (lighting) art is another one of our recent, wonderful finds. As you can see,...
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Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

X-Large French Mid-Century Sunburst Chandelier with 14 White Satin Glasses 1950s
By Arlus
Located in Hamburg, DE
We offer here an exclusive, timeless modern and oversize Sputnik or Tulip chandelier with almost 31.5 inches diameter, from France, 1950s. The vintage ceiling light has 14 glass - fu...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Extra Large Mid-Century Modern Brass Pendant Lamp by Bergboms, 1950s, Sweden
By Bergboms
Located in Munich, DE
Rare and large Mid-Century Modern pendant lamp or hanging light. Manufactured probably by Bergboms, Sweden, 1950s. Executed in brass. It needs 1 x E27 Edison screw fit bulb. It runs...
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Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Large Mid-Century Modern Etched and Peach Colored Glass Pendant or Flush Mount
Located in Lisse, NL
Beautiful shape and materials pendant from the Mid-Century Modern era. This rare shape and extra large size flush mount has a stunning, glass shade with a striking, modernist patter...
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Mid-20th Century European Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Large Midcentury Brass Chandelier
Located in Vienna, AT
Brass construction fitted with eight E27 sockets and huge glass shade. Made in Italy in the early 1950s.  
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

  • Large Midcentury Brass Chandelier
  • Large Midcentury Brass Chandelier
  • Large Midcentury Brass Chandelier
  • Large Midcentury Brass Chandelier
H 31.5 in. Dm 27.56 in.
Large Italian Modern Chandelier with 12 Arms in Gino Sarfatti Style "Angelica"
By Gino Sarfatti, Stilnovo
Located in Lyon, FR
Beautiful modern chandelier in Gino Sarfatti style, structure in brass with metal lampshades and opaline glasses. Ten lights. Finnish brass and color shades on request.   
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2010s European Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

Large Brushed Steel Chandelier After Robert Sonneman
By Robert Sonneman
Located in New York, NY
Large handcrafted brushed steel square chandelier with brass connectors and acrylic diffuser. May be made to order in steel, copper or brass.
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers an...

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Steel

Large Italian Glass Sunburst Chandelier, Stilnovo, 1950s
Located in Aachen, DE
A stunning six-light chandelier in the manner of Stilnovo, Italy, manufactured in circa 1950-1959. A handmade and high quality piece. High quality and in very good condition. Cleane...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Opal

Large Opaline Glass Chandelier by Rupert Nikoll
By Rupert Nikoll
Located in Vienna, AT
Teak/brass construction fitted with 6 E27 sockets, made by in Austria, Vienna by Rufert Nikoll in the 1960s. Original working condition.
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Vintage 1960s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Teak

  • Large Opaline Glass Chandelier by Rupert Nikoll
  • Large Opaline Glass Chandelier by Rupert Nikoll
  • Large Opaline Glass Chandelier by Rupert Nikoll
  • Large Opaline Glass Chandelier by Rupert Nikoll
H 43.31 in. W 26.38 in. D 18.51 in.
Large Three-Tier Murano Glass Tube Chandelier
By Mazzega
Located in Gaiarine Frazione Francenigo (TV), IT
Italian vintage chandelier in Murano glass and nickel-plated metal structure. The polisched nikel armature supports 52 large clear glass tubes which have a slightly textured effect ...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Large "Vier Zylinder" Chandelier by J.T. Kalmar
By J.T. Kalmar
Located in Vienna, AT
Brass cross frame, cylinder shaped shades ribbed plexiglass each 11cm diameter fitted with eight E27 sockets. Made in Austria in the early 1950s by J.T. Kalmar, cat. no. 3768.
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Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Vienna Lobmeyr / Bakalowits & Sons Large Chandelier Crystal & Brass
By Bakalowits & Söhne
Located in Niederdorfelden, Hessen
Elegant large and very impressive chandelier with faceted crystals on a brass frame. Manufactured by Lobmeyr / Bakalowits & Sons in Vienna, Austria in the 1960s. Measures: diameter...
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Vintage 1960s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Brass

Unique Large Cut Crystal Chandelier by J.L Lobmeyr
By J.L Lobmeyr
Located in Vienna, AT
Brass frame gold-plated with twelve E14 sockets. Signet on the frame from the 1950s. Perfect original condition, two pieces available Dimension of the chandelier only without the ...
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Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Gold Plate, Brass

J. T. Kalmar Large "Palazzo" Ice Glass Chandelier Flush Mount
By J.T. Kalmar
Located in Vienna, AT
Breathtakingly beautiful chandelier by J. T. Kalmar Austria from the 1970s. Brass frame gold-plated with 42 heavy crystal glasses in four layers, fitted with 12 E14. The chandelier ...
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Vintage 1970s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Gold Plate, Brass

Large Midcentury Brass Ceiling Lamp-Chandeliers with Hand Blown Glass
Located in Almelo, NL
Large ceiling lamp chandeliers with brass base and large hand blown glass globe. The lights are beautifully decorated thanks to the structured glass. The pleasant light it spreads is...
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Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Large Triedri Murano Glass Chandelier, 163 Triedri Transparent Prism
By Venini
Located in Gaiarine Frazione Francenigo (TV), IT
A magnificent Murano glass chandelier, 163 triedri on crome frame. This large midcentury Italian chandelier is truly a timeless Classic. Period: late 20th century Dimensions: 41.35...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Vienna Lobmeyr / Bakalowits & Sons Large Chandelier Crystal & Silver Plated
By Bakalowits & Söhne
Located in Niederdorfelden, Hessen
Elegant large and very impressive chandelier with faceted crystals on a silver plated frame. Manufactured by Lobmeyr / Bakalowits & Sons in VIenna, Austria in the 1960s. Measures: d...
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Vintage 1960s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Silver Plate

Extremely Large Hotel Chandelier with Brass Fixture and Structured Glass Globes
Located in Almelo, NL
Extremely large 7.5 ft midcentury hotel chandelier with brass fixture, 8 large hand blowed glass globes and innumerous smaller structured glass globes. The chandelier with brass fram...
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Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Large Chrome Space Age Sputnik Chandelier by Cosack, Germany, 1970s
By Cosack Leuchten
Located in Aachen, DE
Exclusive silver Sputnik pendant lamp designed by Cosack during the 1970s. Sockets: It needs 21 x E14 small bulb and function on voltage from 110 till 240 volts. Dimensions: Di...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Large Stunning Brass Murano Glass Chandelier by Hillebrand, Germany, 1970s
By Ernst Palme
Located in Aachen, DE
Large stunning chandelier with Murano glass pieces over a polished brass base, made by Hillebrand in Germany, 1970s. High quality and in very good condition. Cleaned, well-wired and...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Large Silvered Brass and Glass Chandelier by Palwa circa 1960s
By Bakalowits & Söhne
Located in Wiesbaden, Hessen
Amazing midcentury silvered brass and glass chandelier by Palwa, circa 1960s. Socket: Six e14 and one e27 (Edison) for standard screw bulbs. Excellent condition.
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Vintage 1960s European Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Rare Large Brass and Glass Sputnik Chandeliers by Emil Stejnar
By Rupert Nikoll, Emil Stejnar
Located in Vienna, AT
Rare and beautiful thirty-three-light "Snowball" chandeliers designed 1955 by Emil Stejnar for the Vienna Cafe "Ohne Pause Espresso" at Graben. "Der Graben" is one of the most famous...
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Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Large 41" Hotel Chandelier with Brass Fixture and Hand-Blowed Glass Globes
Located in Almelo, NL
Large 41" inch midcentury hotel chandelier with brass fixture, 13 large hand blowed glass globes and 12 smaller structured glass globes. The chandelier with brass frame consist of 12...
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Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Large Set Midcentury Brass Ceiling Lamp-Chandeliers with Hand Blown Glass, 1960s
Located in Almelo, NL
Large set ceiling lamp chandeliers with brass base and large handblown glass globe. The lights are beautifully decorated thanks to the structured glass. The pleasant light it spreads...
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Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

1 of 2 Large Murano Glass Chandelier Design Venini for Kalmar, Austria, 1960s
By Venini, Kalmar Lighting
Located in Aachen, DE
Stunning Murano glass chandelier designed by Venini for Kalmar, 1960s Three tiers brass structure gathering 56 structured glasses, beautifully refracting the light very heavy qualit...
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Vintage 1960s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Very Large Gold-Plated and Cut Glass Chandelier by Palwa, circa 1960s
By Palwa
Located in Wiesbaden, Hessen
A very large and very rare model of midcentury ten-light fixture by Palwa, circa 1960s. This stunning chandelier is made of gilt brass and 236 large glass rings. Socket: 10 x e14 f...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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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 Gold-Plated and Cut Glass Chandelier by Palwa, circa 1960s
By Palwa
Located in Wiesbaden, Hessen
A very large and very rare model of midcentury ten-light fixture by Palwa, circa 1960s. This stunning chandelier is made of gilt brass and 236 large glass rings. Socket: 10 x e14 f...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Large Murano Pink Lilly Sculptural Chandelier Franco Luce Art Glass & Gilt Brass
By Franco Luce
Located in Coimbra, PT
Awesome large 1970s vintage Floral Franco Luce Seguso gilt chandelier, of Murano glass, having a frame of brass, it's spherical center holding twenty-four, hand blown, blooms in the ...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Gold Plate

Large Three Glass Panel Pendant Light by Mazzega
By Mazzega
Located in New York, NY
Large midcentury Murano glass pendant light by Mazzega. The three clear and smoky glass elements come together to form a bowl shape. This is suspended by a brass rod and canopy whic...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Fog and Mørup Large Semi Pendel Pendant Lamp, Denmark, 1960s
By Torsten Thorup, Fog & Mørup
Located in London, GB
Claus Bonderup and Torsten Thorup designed semi Pendant. Manufactured by Fog and Mørup, Denmark, 1960s. Rare large version - diameter 70cm. In fair vintage condition with some scuffs...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Large Bubble Glass Pendant by Helena Tynell, Limburg, Germany
By Glashütte Limburg, Helena Tynell
Located in Aachen, DE
A large round bubble glass pendant designed by Helena Tynell for Limburg, manufactured in Germany, circa 1970s. Sockets: Needs 1 x E27 standard bulb with 100W max each and compati...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Large Stilnovo Ball Pendant Lamp Opal Glass, circa 1950
By Stilnovo
Located in Vienna, AT
Large Stilnovo ball pendant opal glass, circa 1950, Italy. Beautiful 16" Italian pendant light with a large lacquered trumpet-shaped aluminum head. It's in good to very good conditio...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Brass

Large 1970s Vintage Chrome Textured Glass Pendant Light by Peill & Putzler
By Peill & Putzler, Koch & Lowy
Located in Landau an der Isar, Bayern
Vintage midcentury pendant light by German lighting manufacture Peill & Putzler in the late 1970s. This is an absolutely Classic piece of design, featuring a clear textured glass sha...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Chrome

Peill & Putzler Large 1970s Chrome and Clear Glass Biomorphic Pendant Light
By Peill & Putzler
Located in Landau an der Isar, Bayern
One of a pair of beautiful midcentury design by Peill & Putzler in the 1970s. This is an absolutely Classic piece of design, featuring a clear glass globe shade with a waved or ribbe...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Chrome

1 of 6 Large Murano Glass Flush Mount Fixture by Kaiser, Germany, 1960s
By Kaiser Leuchten
Located in Aachen, DE
Fantastic flush mount by Kaiser, Germany, manufactured, circa 1960-1969. Curved Murano glasses suspended from a fixture. Sockets: 3 x E27 bulbs (max. 60 watt each) -and compatible...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Large Amber Bubble Glass Pendant Light / Lamp by Helena Tynell for Limburg
By Helena Tynell, Glashütte Limburg
Located in Landau an der Isar, Bayern
Late 1960s bubble glass ceiling pendent light designed by Helena Tynell for Glashütte Limburg. The light features a beautiful lampshade made from amber or champagne colored / coloure...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Extra Large Midcentury Saturno Pendant Lamp by Kazuo Motozawa for Staff Leuchten
By Staff Leuchten, Kazuo Motozawa
Located in Munich, DE
Elegant and large Mid-Century Modern 'Saturno' pendant lamp by Kazuo Motozawa for staff, 1960s, Germany. IF design awarded in 1972. Executed in chrome-plated metal. It needs 4 x E27...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Large Mid-Century Sunburst Flush Mount Chandelier Glass & Brass H. Richter 1950s
By H. Richter
Located in Niederdorfelden, Hessen
Elegant large flush mount with small glass flowers on a metal sheet. Made in the 1950s by H. Richter, Germany. Measures: diameter 19.7" in. (50 cm). Lighting: takes eight small Edi...
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Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Flush Mount

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Crystal, Brass

Vienna Lobmeyr / Bakalowits & Sons Large Flush Mount Chandelier Crystal & Brass
By Bakalowits & Söhne
Located in Niederdorfelden, Hessen
Elegant flush mount chandelier with faceted crystals on a brass frame. Manufactued by Lobmeyr / Bakalowits & Soehne, Austria in the 1960s. Measures: diameter 17" in. (43 cm), heigh...
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Vintage 1960s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Flush Mount

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Crystal, Brass

Kalmar Large "Palazzo" Ice Crystal Glass & Gilt Brass Chandelier Austria, 1970s
By Kalmar Lighting, J.T. Kalmar, Kalmar Lighting
Located in Landau an der Isar, Bayern
Austrian made 'Palazzo' ice crystal glass chandelier by Kalmar, circa 1970. Featuring twenty-six hanging glass elements resembling melting ice crystals suspended from a 24-karat gold...
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Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass, Gold Plate

Very Large Mid-Century Modern Chandelier
By Stilnovo
Located in London, GB
Well sized brass and black lacquered chandelier in the manner of Stilnovo.
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Large Mid-Century Modern Chandelier, Glass, Amber
By Angelo Lelii
Located in Opa Locka, FL
Chandelier has 12 arms which hold 12 amber glass shades. Chandelier comes a black chain and canopy. Chandelier has candelabra sockets.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Large Mid-Century Modern Chandelier in Murano Glass by Venini
By Venini
Located in Merida, Yucatan
Beautiful and large pendant light in white and black handblown Murano glass, attributed to Venini, circa 1970.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Large Mid-Century Modern Chandelier by Kinkeldey, Austria, circa 1970
By Kinkeldey
Located in Merida, Yucatan
Mid-Century Modern 4-light chandelier by Kinkeldey, made in Austria, circa 1970, shaped as an UFO or flying saucer, a popular topic during the "Space-Age" period.      
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Vintage 1970s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

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Large Mid Century Modern Chandeliers For Sale on 1stDibs

Find a variety of large mid century modern chandeliers available on 1stDibs. Frequently made of metal, glass and brass, all large mid century modern chandeliers available were constructed with great care. There are 2546 antique and vintage large mid century modern chandeliers for sale at 1stDibs, while we also have 167 modern editions to choose from as well. There are all kinds of large mid century modern chandeliers available, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. Mid-Century Modern, Scandinavian Modern and Modern large mid century modern chandeliers are consistently popular styles. Many large mid century modern chandeliers are appealing in their simplicity, but Glashütte Limburg, Kalmar Lighting and Doria Leuchten Germany produced popular large mid century modern chandeliers that are worth a look.

How Much are Large Mid Century Modern Chandeliers?

The average selling price for at 1stDibs is $3,553, while they’re typically $1 on the low end and $60,000 highest priced.

A Close Look at Mid-Century Modern Furniture

Organically-shaped, clean-lined and elegantly simple are three terms that well describe 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.

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 American furniture on 1stDibs demonstrates, this period saw one of the most delightful and dramatic flowerings of creativity in design history.

Finding the Right Chandeliers and Pendants for You

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

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

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

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

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

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