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Mid-Century Modern Metal Ceiling Pendant
Located in New York, NY
Mid-Century Modern ceiling pendant light made of metal with three shades around a center metal shaft. The piece has elements reminiscent of some machine age designs and was made in t...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Rare Danish White Metal Ceiling Pendant, Mid-1960s
Located in Antwerp, BE
Made from lacquered sheet metal this stunning piece of Danish modernism. Very few regular age related signs. A real collectible item.
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Moroccan Moorish Handmade Metal Ceiling Pendant Lantern in Red and White Glass
Located in Coimbra, PT
Antique handcrafted Moroccan ceiling lamp or light Measures: Diameter 9,5 in/ 24 cm Height 29.5 in (chain 11.9 in)/ 75 cm (chain 30 cm) Weight 4 lb/ 2 Kg 1 light bulb (E27) good work...
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Vintage 1950s Moroccan Moorish Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Moroccan Moorish Handmade Metal Ceiling Pendant Lantern in Red and White Glass
Located in Coimbra, PT
Antique handcrafted Moroccan ceiling lamp or light Measures: Diameter 9,5 in/ 24 cm Height 29.5 in (chain 11.9 in)/ 75 cm (chain 30 cm) Weight 4 lb/ 2 Kg 1 light bulb (E27) good work...
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Vintage 1950s Moroccan Moorish Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Italian Ceiling Pendant
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Newly produced Italian ceiling pendant with multi-color metal cone shades. Brass stem and hardware. Newly rewired. Newly produced in Italy - Colors may vary - photos are example...
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2010s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

  • Italian Ceiling Pendant
  • Italian Ceiling Pendant
  • Italian Ceiling Pendant
  • Italian Ceiling Pendant
H 36 in. W 36 in. D 30 in.
Ceiling Pendant, Royal, in Black Metal Designed by Arne Jacobsen
By Louis Poulsen, Arne Jacobsen
Located in Lejre, DK
Ceiling pendant, Royal, in black metal designed by Arne Jacobsen and manufactured by Louis Poulsen. The lamp is in great vintage condition.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Danish Metal Ceiling Lamp, 1970s
Located in Chorzów, PL
Lamp, Denmark, 1970s Unique Danish design Very good condition.  
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Vintage 1970s Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

  • Danish Metal Ceiling Lamp, 1970s
  • Danish Metal Ceiling Lamp, 1970s
  • Danish Metal Ceiling Lamp, 1970s
  • Danish Metal Ceiling Lamp, 1970s
H 3.15 in. Dm 18.51 in.
Danish Metal Ceiling Lamp, 1970s
Located in Chorzów, PL
Lamp, Denmark, 1970s Unique Danish design Very good condition.     
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Vintage 1970s Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

  • Danish Metal Ceiling Lamp, 1970s
  • Danish Metal Ceiling Lamp, 1970s
  • Danish Metal Ceiling Lamp, 1970s
  • Danish Metal Ceiling Lamp, 1970s
H 12.6 in. Dm 18.9 in.
Murano Glass Ceiling Pendant
Located in New York, NY
Murano glass ceiling pendant Italy, 1970s Hand blown glass, nickel-plated metal.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Six Mid Century Vintage Glass and Metal Pendants Ceiling Lamps, 1960s
By Stilnovo
Located in Berlin, DE
One of six gorgeous blown white matte glass, metal and brass pendant. Attributed to Stilnovo, Italy, circa 1962 Body: Height 12 in, diameter 5.1 in Lamp sockets: 1x E27 (US E26).
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Mid-20th Century German Minimalist Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Metal

Danish "Trumpet" Metal Ceiling Lamp
Located in Chorzów, PL
Lamp, Denmark, 1970s Unique Danish design Very good condition.  
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Vintage 1970s Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

  • Danish "Trumpet" Metal Ceiling Lamp
  • Danish "Trumpet" Metal Ceiling Lamp
  • Danish "Trumpet" Metal Ceiling Lamp
  • Danish "Trumpet" Metal Ceiling Lamp
H 10.63 in. Dm 16.54 in.
Danish Metal Ceiling Lamp, 1970s
Located in Chorzów, PL
Lamp, Denmark, 1970s Unique Danish Design Very good condition.      
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Vintage 1970s Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

  • Danish Metal Ceiling Lamp, 1970s
  • Danish Metal Ceiling Lamp, 1970s
  • Danish Metal Ceiling Lamp, 1970s
  • Danish Metal Ceiling Lamp, 1970s
H 7.09 in. Dm 18.9 in.
Ceiling Pendant by Lamperti
By Lamperti
Located in New York, NY
Ceiling pendant by Lamperti. Italy 1950s. Glass, enameled metal, brass.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

  • Ceiling Pendant by Lamperti
  • Ceiling Pendant by Lamperti
  • Ceiling Pendant by Lamperti
  • Ceiling Pendant by Lamperti
H 38 in. W 22 in. D 11 in.
Stilnovo Style Ceiling Pendant
By Stilnovo
Located in New York, NY
Stilnovo style ceiling pendant. Made in Denmark in 1960s.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Aluminum

  • Stilnovo Style Ceiling Pendant
  • Stilnovo Style Ceiling Pendant
  • Stilnovo Style Ceiling Pendant
  • Stilnovo Style Ceiling Pendant
H 45 in. W 12.5 in. D 12.5 in.
Michael Wilson Metal Ceiling Light
By Michael Wilson
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Michael Wilson metal ceiling light. Measurement does not include chain.
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21st Century and Contemporary American Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Ceiling Guzzini 1970 Golden Metal
By Guzzini
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Ceiling Guzzini 1970 golden metal.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Gilt Metal

  • Ceiling Guzzini 1970 Golden Metal
  • Ceiling Guzzini 1970 Golden Metal
  • Ceiling Guzzini 1970 Golden Metal
  • Ceiling Guzzini 1970 Golden Metal
H 11.82 in. W 11.82 in. D 2.37 in.
Alabaster Chandelier Pendant Ceiling Light
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Larger scale carved alabaster chandelier with 3-light and antiqued gold finish hardware fittings. Fixture uses three regular size bulbs size bulbs. Measures: Overall diameter is 21"...
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Vintage 1980s European Chandeliers and Pendants

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Alabaster, Metal

Black Metal and Brass Ceiling Mount
Located in Culver City, CA
Directional brass rod with black metal fitter and decorative brass ring. Also available with matching black metal ring. Measures: 4" diameter x 28.25" height.
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Metal

Murano Glass Globe Ceiling Pendant
Located in New York, NY
Murano glass globe ceiling pendant. Italy, 1970s. Hand blown glass, nickel-plated metal.  
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Stilnovo Style UFO Ceiling Pendant
By Stilnovo
Located in New York, NY
Stilnovo style UFO ceiling pendant. Italy, 1960s. Glass, patinated brass, enameled metal.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

Metal Ceiling Lamp by Hans Bergström
By Bergboms, Alf Svensson
Located in Stockholm, SE
Sleek metal ceiling lamp by Alf Svensson with black lacquered outside and light grey metal inside.
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Vintage 1950s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Lisa Johannes-Pape Metal Ceiling Lamp
By Lisa Johansson-Pape, Stockmann-Orno
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Mid-Century Modern polished aluminum ceiling pendant by Lisa Johansson-Pape for Stockmann Orno, 1960s. Silver shade with white enameled metal interior. White plastic canopy. Original...
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Vintage 1960s Finnish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

  • Lisa Johannes-Pape Metal Ceiling Lamp
  • Lisa Johannes-Pape Metal Ceiling Lamp
  • Lisa Johannes-Pape Metal Ceiling Lamp
  • Lisa Johannes-Pape Metal Ceiling Lamp
H 9 in. W 17.5 in. D 17.5 in.
Stilnovo Style UFO Ceiling Pendant
By Stilnovo
Located in New York, NY
Stilnovo style UFO ceiling pendant. Italy 1960s. Glass, patinated brass, enameled metal.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

French Gilt Metal Sunburst Ceiling Light
Located in Mt Kisco, NY
A lovely, semi flush mount hand-cut and gilded metal sunburst form light. Re wired with a single candelabra size bulb socket with a frosted glass shade. The socket can take up to a ...
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20th Century French Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Ceiling Lamp Blown Glass Metal, Italy, 1950s
Located in Milano, IT
Ceiling lamp, metal frame, blown glass diffusors and decorative flowers.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Stylish and Handcrafted Venetian Pendant Blown Glass in Metal Frame Ceiling Lamp
Located in Lisse, NL
Late 20th century fine craftsmanship and excellent condition pendant. This sizeable and stylish, single light pendant is beautiful in shape and the mouth blown, transparent glass is...
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Late 20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Pair of Ceiling Pendants by Leucos
By Leucos Design Lab
Located in New York, NY
Pair of ceiling pendants by Leucos. Italy 1970s. Rewired from US. Height adjustable.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Metal and Glass Ceiling Lamp, circa 1960
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Metal and glass ceiling lamp, Circa 1960. 8 bulbs, 4 above and 4 below. Bulbs: E14 25w / 40w  
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Vintage 1960s French Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Ceiling Light, Glass, Metal, 20th Century
Located in Madrid, ES
Ceiling lamp. Metal, glass, 20th century. Ceiling lamp made up of a circular piece for the ceiling from which a chain hangs to a piece made up of a ring and a sphere, from which thr...
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20th Century European Other Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Other

  • Ceiling Light, Glass, Metal, 20th Century
  • Ceiling Light, Glass, Metal, 20th Century
  • Ceiling Light, Glass, Metal, 20th Century
  • Ceiling Light, Glass, Metal, 20th Century
H 47.25 in. W 12.21 in. D 12.21 in.
Barovier Style Murano Glass Ceiling Pendant
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Barovier style Murano glass ceiling pendant.
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2010s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Barovier Style Murano Glass Ceiling Pendant
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Barovier style Murano glass ceiling pendant.
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2010s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Lyfa Ceiling Lamp Scandinavian Pendant White
By Lyfa
Located in Lyon, FR
Scandinavian pendant from 1960s edited by Lyfa. Structure in white sheet metal, yellow color inside.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Sheet Metal

Elio Monesi for Arredoluce Ceiling Pendant
By Elio Monesi, Arredoluce
Located in New York, NY
Elio Monesi for Arredoluce ceiling pendant. Model 12815. Glass, patinated brass, nickel-plated metal.  
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

Danish Metal Brass Ceiling Lamp, 1970s
Located in Chorzów, PL
Lamp, Denmark, 1970s Unique Danish design Very good condition.  
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Vintage 1970s Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

American Machine Age Ceiling Pendant Light
Located in New York, NY
American Machine Age period ceiling pendant light made in metal and opaque glass elements. The piece was likely made in the United States during the 1930s and is in great vintage con...
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Vintage 1930s American Machine Age Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Stylish Metal Ceiling Lamp Champagne Finish Opalescent Vetrite
By sicis
Located in London, GB
Sicis is delighted to welcome you at ‘Home’. The classically inspired extent in contemporary plays an eclectic style, elegant and refined. Interiors express personality. A constant...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Stylish Metal Ceiling Lamp Chamoagne Finish Opalescent Vetrite
By sicis
Located in London, GB
Sicis is delighted to welcome you at ‘Home’. The classically inspired extent in contemporary plays an eclectic style, elegant and refined. Interiors express personality. A constant...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Stylish Metal Ceiling Lamp Champagne Finish Opalescent Vetrite
By sicis
Located in London, GB
Sicis is delighted to welcome you at ‘Home’. The classically inspired extent in contemporary plays an eclectic style, elegant and refined. Interiors express personality. A constant...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Large Sputnik Ceiling Light, Brass and Metal, 1960s
Located in Brussels, BE
Large sputnik ceiling light, brass and metal, 1960s.     
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

1960s Industrial Large Enamel Ceiling Pendant Lamps
Located in Hook, Hampshire
1960s Industrial large enamel ceiling pendant lamps/light shades – new old stock 1960s vintage Industrial large enamel ceiling pendant lamps/light shades – new old stock. These lamp...
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Vintage 1960s Russian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

  • 1960s Industrial Large Enamel Ceiling Pendant Lamps
  • 1960s Industrial Large Enamel Ceiling Pendant Lamps
  • 1960s Industrial Large Enamel Ceiling Pendant Lamps
  • 1960s Industrial Large Enamel Ceiling Pendant Lamps
H 22.05 in. W 22.84 in. D 22.84 in.
Modern Style Alabaster Chandelier Pendant Ceiling Light
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Sleek larger scale carved alabaster chandelier with 3-light and brass finish hardware fittings, perfect for both modern and tradition taste. The polished brass plating is designed wi...
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Vintage 1980s European Chandeliers and Pendants

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Alabaster, Metal

Italian Ceiling Pendants large, Set of Three
Located in New York, NY
Large Italian ceiling pendants, set of three. Italy, 1960s Glass, nickel-plated metal Rewired for US.  
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Hans-Agne Jakobsson, Sheet Metal Ceiling Lamp, 1970s
By Hans-Agne Jakobsson
Located in Uppsala, SE
White sheet metal ceiling lamp with brass details produced by Hans-Agne Jakobsson AB. Good vintage condition with light ware. Marked with sticker from manufacturer.
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Vintage 1970s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Sheet Metal

Italian Ceiling Pendants large, Set of Two
Located in New York, NY
Large Italian ceiling pendants, set of two Italy, 1960s Glass, nickel-plated metal Rewired for US.  
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Italian Ceiling Pendants large, Set of Two
Located in New York, NY
Large Italian ceiling pendants, set of two Italy, 1960s Glass, nickel-plated metal Rewired for US.  
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Murano Glass Ceiling Pendant by Fratelli Toso
By Fratelli Toso, Leucos Design Lab
Located in New York, NY
Murano glass ceiling pendant by Fratelli Toso for Leucos. Very large glass cone and a deco chain. Italy 1970s. Rewired for US.  
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Gaetano Sciolari Modernist Chrome Ceiling Pendant Light
By Gaetano Sciolari
Located in New York, NY
Italian modernist ceiling pendant light in chrome designed by famed Italian designed Gaetano Sciolari. The piece is in great vintage condition and takes sixteen light bulbs, two per ...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Danish Retro Ceiling Pendant by Lyfa, 1960s
By Lyfa
Located in Nibe, Nordjylland
Danish retro ceiling pendant by Lyfa 1960s Vintage ceiling lamp with vertical metal slats in purple, orange and white. Great patina, with some rust. E27 socket.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Industrial White Glass and Brushed Metal Ceiling Light
Located in New York, NY
Vintage industrial-style ceiling light fixture with brushed metal hardware and white glass shade. USA, circa 1950.
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Vintage 1950s American Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Mid-Century Modern Metalic Ceiling Lamp, Italy, 1950
Located in Madrid, ES
Ceiling lamp whit metalic structure and copper coating.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Copper, Metal

Sciolari Italian Modern Brass Ceiling Pendant Chandelier
By Gaetano Sciolari
Located in New York, NY
Italian Modern ceiling pendant chandelier in metal with brass tubes holding the light sources on both ends, designed by Sciolari in Italy during the 1970's. The piece is in great vin...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

Swedish 1950s Glass and Lacquered Metal Ceiling Lamp
Located in Stockholm, SE
Beautiful 1950s ceiling lamp with a glass center enclosed by an off-white lacquered cage with appliqued glass flowers around the body.
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Vintage 1950s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Antique Industrial Wood and Metal Hanging Ceiling Lamp
Located in Pasadena, TX
Vintage Industrial Wood and Metal Hanging Ceiling Lamp Wood and metal industrial shade Metal chain Shade- 12" Diameter x 13" Height Chain Length- 27"
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20th Century American Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Art Deco Saucer Ceiling Pendant Lamp, Pair
Located in Van Nuys, CA
American Art Deco era chrome saucer ceiling lamp pair with bronze end cap and polished aluminum stem. The lamp has a 43" hang from the ceiling with an even light spreading upwards wh...
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Vintage 1930s American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Sergio Mazza "Kappa" Ceiling Pendant for Artemide
By Artemide, Sergio Mazza
Located in New York, NY
Sergio Mazza "Kappa" ceiling pendant for Artemide.  
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Ceiling Lamp steel metal lacquered Italian Design 1970
By Stilnovo
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Particular ceiling lamp Stilnovo attributed Italian design. Chromed metal caps, lacquered metal frame, mounts four E27 bulbs.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Chrome

1960s Rare Danish Ceiling Pendant by Lyfa
By Lyfa, Louis Weisdorf, Simon Poul Henningsen
Located in Haderslev, DK
Beuatiful geometric shaped "beehive" ceiling pendant attributed Simon Henningsen or Louis Weisdorf for Lyfa early 1960s. Sheet metal lacquered pieces which makes this contemporary...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Italian Midcentury Lantern Pendant, Ceiling Light, 1950s
Located in Nümbrecht, NRW
This vintage lantern ceiling light was made in Italy in the 1950s. It is made of black lacquered metal, frosted glass and has got brass details.  
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

1960s, Chromed Metal Ceiling Lamp Chandelier by RAAK, Amsterdam
By RAAK
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Beautiful ceiling lamp or chandelier by RAAK, Amsterdam. This lamp consists of six chromed, with white lacquered details, pendants who are adjustable in height. Period: 1960s. Dim...
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Vintage 1960s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Chrome

Swedish Ceiling Lamp in Lacquered Metal and Glass. 1950's
Located in Goteborg, SE
Elegant ceiling lamp from the 1950s. Painted metal and glass. Made in Sweden.
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Vintage 1950s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

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Metal Ceiling Pendant For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the metal ceiling pendant you’re looking for. Each metal ceiling pendant for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, glass and brass. There are 415 variations of the antique or vintage metal ceiling pendant you’re looking for, while we also have 80 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. There are many kinds of the metal ceiling pendant you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. When you’re browsing for the right metal ceiling pendant, those designed in Mid-Century Modern, Scandinavian Modern and Modern styles are of considerable interest. Many designers have produced at least one well-made metal ceiling pendant over the years, but those crafted by form A, Gaspare & Vittorio Asaro and sicis are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much are Metal Ceiling Pendant?

The average selling price for a metal ceiling pendant at 1stDibs is $3,079, while they’re typically $200 on the low end and $43,000 for the highest priced.

Finding the Right Chandeliers Pendant Lights for You

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

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

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

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

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

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