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Mid-Century Brass Candlestick, circa 1970's
Located in Praha, CZ
Made in Czechoslovakia Made of brass, wood Re-polished Original condition.  
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Vintage 1970s Czech Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

  • Mid-Century Brass Candlestick, circa 1970's
  • Mid-Century Brass Candlestick, circa 1970's
  • Mid-Century Brass Candlestick, circa 1970's
  • Mid-Century Brass Candlestick, circa 1970's
H 11.82 in. W 8.27 in. D 3.55 in.
Brass Scandinavian Mid-Century Modern Candleholder Candlesticks, 1950s
Located in Modena, IT
Scandinavian sphere candleholder candlestick in solid brass, Denmark, 1950s.
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Vintage 1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Tommi Parzinger Brass Three Arm Candlestick Mid-Century Modern
By Tommi Parzinger
Located in North Miami, FL
This solid brass 3 arm candlestick by Tommi Parzinger is Mid-Century Modern. It has been professionally polished. It is still modern today. Simplicity of lines with elegance. From th...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Patinated Brass Tube Candlestick Holders
Located in Grand Cayman, KY
Elegant, minimalist Mid-Century Modern patinated brass candlestick holders from Scandinavia. Tubular form with 45 degree cut. Can either completely envelope a tea candle so that only...
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Mid-20th Century Scandinavian Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Turned Brass Candlesticks after Jarvie
By Robert R. Jarvie
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Midcentury brass turned candlesticks, each with bulbous bobeche and cylindrical stem on circular base. Nice, polished condition with only minor wear consistent with age and history.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Teak and Brass Standing "Prickets" Candlesticks
Located in Stamford, CT
Pair of teak and brass standing "Prickets' or candle stands. These finely constructed brass and teak Mid-Century Modern standing candlesticks are certain to help set the mood for tha...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Mid Century Modern Vintage Brass Candlesticks Josef Frank Svenskt Tenn 1950s
By Josef Frank, Svenskt Tenn
Located in Vienna, AT
Mid Century Modern vintage candlesticks or candleholder attributed to Josef Frank for Svenskt Tenn 1950s Sweden from brass. An amazing candlestick from brass with curved circular li...
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Late 20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Pair of Petite Mid-Century Modern Turned Brass Candlesticks after Jarvie
By Robert R. Jarvie
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Mid-century brass turned candlesticks, each with bulbous bobeche and cylindrical stem on circular, disk base. Beautifully aged, showing natural patina (unpolished). Measures: Heig...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Mid-Century Modern Brass & Black Enamel Candle Holders, Candlesticks, Set of 3
Located in Miami, FL
Set of three Nesting Mid-Century Modern black Enamel and Brass candle holders or candlesticks. The set is very old and we intentionally left the brass in its original condition. Th...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Steel, Brass, Enamel

Mid-Century Scandinavian Candlesticks in Brass, 1960
Located in Esbjerg, DK
A pair of solid brass candlesticks designed and manufactured by Hyslop in Copenhagen, Denmark during the 1960s. The candlesticks are to be fitted with regular sixed candles. They hav...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Eye-Catching Trio of Mid-Century Modern Marble and Brass Candlesticks
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Great looking trio of burnt orange and dark green marble candlesticks with brass decoration. 9 inches high, 12 inches and 15 inches 5 inches square base.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Marble

Mid-Century Modern Lucite and Brass Candle Holders or Candlesticks, Set of 3
Located in Miami, FL
Set of three Mid-Century Modern Lucite and brass candle holders or candlesticks. The set is very old and we intentionally left the brass in its original condition. They come in three...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks in Brass by Lars Holmström in Arvika, Sweden
Located in Langserud, SE
Midcentury brass candlestick designed by Lars Holmström. Produced by Lars Holmström in Arvika, Sweden. Wonderfully handcrafted brass candlestick with that modern look. These three p...
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Vintage 1950s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Wonderful Mid-Century Modern Lorin Marsh Murano Clear Swirl Lucite Candlesticks
By Lorin Marsh
Located in Roslyn, NY
A wonderful set of three Mid-Century Modern Lorin Marsh Murano clear swirl Lucite with brass base and top candlesticks.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Pair of Mid-Century Modernist Anodized Brass Lotus Candlesticks, USA, 1950s
Located in New York, NY
A duo of anodized brass candlesticks, each featuring a round base, stem and a lotus flower that contains a regular size candle. Manufactured in the USA during the 1960s. The cand...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Scandinavian Modern Lars Holmström Geometric Brass Candlestick Holder
Located in Kramfors, SE
Scandinavian modern candlestick holder by Lars Holmström, Arvika Sweden. The candlestick holder has seven arms and boasts a geometric but simplistic design. It is made in brass and h...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Vintage Mid-Century Modern Pair of Brass Candle Holders
Located in Las Vegas, NV
Vintage pair of mid-century brass candle holders. Sculptural form. Each holds a standard taper candle. Very good condition. Unmarked.
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Vintage 1960s Unknown Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Danish Mid-Century Modern Brass Articulating Candleholder Nagel Style
By Nagel & Stoffi, Fritz Nagel
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Midcentury Danish modern brass articulating candle holders. Five articulated arms, each arm measures 4.5 inches in length, entire candleholder measures 22.5 inches when fully extend...
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Early 20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Scandinavian Mid-Century Modern Candle Holders in Brass, Denmark 1960's
By Max Brüel , Pierre Forsell, Torben Orskov
Located in Den Haag, NL
Scandinavian Mid-Century Modern candle holders in brass, Denmark 1960's.
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Brass and Glass Candlesticks
By Fontana Arte
Located in London, GB
Three brass and glass candlesticks. Attributed to Fontana Arte, circa 1960.  
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

  • Brass and Glass Candlesticks
  • Brass and Glass Candlesticks
  • Brass and Glass Candlesticks
  • Brass and Glass Candlesticks
H 5.91 in. W 5.91 in. D 5.91 in.
Tommi Parzinger Brass Candlesticks
By Tommi Parzinger
Located in New York, NY
Pair of midcentury classically styled candlesticks with a square base stylized column and engraved drip plate. Designed by Tommi Parzinger, signature stamp on bottom. Polished.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

  • Tommi Parzinger Brass Candlesticks
  • Tommi Parzinger Brass Candlesticks
  • Tommi Parzinger Brass Candlesticks
  • Tommi Parzinger Brass Candlesticks
H 8 in. W 4 in. D 4 in.
Danish Modern Brass Candlesticks by Max Bruel for Torben Orskov
By Torben Orskov
Located in Atlanta, GA
Danish modern brass candlesticks, designed by Max Bruel for Torben Orskov, Denmark, circa 1960s. They retain their warm original patina. They are priced at $175 each.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

1960s Brass Candlestick Holders, Pair
Located in Amherst, NH
Vintage 1960s pair of solid brass candleholders. The candleholders have a large round base and hold normal sized candles. No marks.
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Articulating Swedish Brass Candlestick Collection
By Josef Frank, Ystad-Metall
Located in Pawtucket, RI
Group of five Swedish articulating brass candlesticks. Each candlestick accommodates 11 taper candles and articulates to numerous shapes and designs. Often attributed to Josef Frank ...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Vintage Brass Candlestick, Austria, 1950s
By Carl Auböck
Located in Vienna, AT
Vintage brass candlestick, Austria, 1950s.
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Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

  • Vintage Brass Candlestick, Austria, 1950s
  • Vintage Brass Candlestick, Austria, 1950s
  • Vintage Brass Candlestick, Austria, 1950s
  • Vintage Brass Candlestick, Austria, 1950s
H 8.27 in. W 9.45 in. D 1.58 in.
Tommi Parzinger Round Brass Candlesticks
By Tommi Parzinger, Dorlyn Silversmiths
Located in New York, NY
Pair of brass candlesticks with a circular base with 3 fluted legs and a tapering candleholder. Stamped on bottom. Professionally polished and lacquered.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Brass Candlestick Attributed to Hagenauer Wien
By Franz Hagenauer
Located in Vienna, AT
Brass candlestick attributed to Hagenauer Vienne from the 1950s.
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Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

  • Brass Candlestick Attributed to Hagenauer Wien
  • Brass Candlestick Attributed to Hagenauer Wien
  • Brass Candlestick Attributed to Hagenauer Wien
  • Brass Candlestick Attributed to Hagenauer Wien
H 7.09 in. W 8.67 in. D 1.97 in.
Brass Regal Vintage Candlesticks Pair of
Located in North Miami, FL
These incredibly well made and heavy solid brass vintage tall candlesticks have been professionally polished. They also twist off for cleaning. They are elegant, stately and regal. T...
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Vintage 1960s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Swedish Modern Candlesticks by Lars Holmström
Located in Karlstad, SE
Candlesticks in brass by Lars Holmström, Arvika, fitting small candles. Condition: Good vintage condition with patina.
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20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Gusums Bruk, Candlesticks, Brass, Sweden, 1982
By Gusums Bruk
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A pair of candle holders. Design and production by Metallslöjden Gusums Bruk, Sweden. In heavy alloy brass.
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Vintage 1980s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Brass Candlestick Attributed to Irving Sabo
By Irving Sabo
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
This stylish polished brass abstract form candleholders is attributed to the furniture designer Irving Sabo. Note: Stamped on verso "sabo" (see photo image). Note: The piece ha...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

  • Brass Candlestick Attributed to Irving Sabo
  • Brass Candlestick Attributed to Irving Sabo
  • Brass Candlestick Attributed to Irving Sabo
  • Brass Candlestick Attributed to Irving Sabo
H 3.63 in. W 5.88 in. D 4.63 in.
Arthur Court Brass Serpent Candlesticks, 1979
By Arthur Court
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Mid-Century koi fish/serpent brass figurative candlesticks by Arthur Court. These Asian inspired sculptural curved candlesticks feature a dolphin-like creature mounted on a shell for...
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Gnosjö, Small Candlesticks, Brass, Sweden, 1960s
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A pair of small candlesticks. Holds small candles. Produced by Gnosjö, Sweden, 1960s-1970s. Stamped.
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Tommi Parzinger Candlesticks, Brass, Signed, Dorlyn
By Tommi Parzinger, Dorlyn Silversmiths
Located in New York, NY
Tommi Parzinger candlesticks brass signed. Small scale pair of candlesticks both signed on the undersides: "Made by Dorlyn Silversmiths" with conjoined cypher - PR.  
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Swedish Designer, Candlesticks, Brass, Sweden, 1960s
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A set of 7 candlesticks. Designed and produced in Sweden, c. 1960s. For small candles.     
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Pair of Repoussé Brass Dolphin Candlesticks
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of solid brass candlesticks of brass - a wonderful compliment to candlelit dinner or flanking a shelf or mantel (fireplace). Wonderful for the holidays or for a gift. A stunning...
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Jens Quistgaard Brass Candlesticks for Dansk
By Dansk, Jens Harald Quistgaard
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Jens Quistgaard brass candlesticks for Dansk. In good original condition with normal wear.
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Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Brass Sculptural Diamond Shaped Candlesticks Vintage
Located in North Miami, FL
This pair of vintage brass candlesticks can be placed in many different ways. They have been professionally polished and have new felt on the bottom. They have good weight to them. T...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Three Midcentury Lucite and Brass Candlesticks
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Set of three midcentury Lucite candlesticks with polished brass candle cups on acrylic bases with architectural appeal. Measures: SM- H 13, W 3.5, D 3.5, MED- H 17, W 3.5, D 3.5, LG...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Polished Brass Lily Candleholders by Konst of Sweden
By Sowe Konst
Located in New York, NY
This elegant and graphic pair of candleholders were realized by the esteemed Swedish maker, Konst, circa 1960. The feature curved tapered forms- suggesting two lily petals, rising up...
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Danish Modern Brass Candlesticks 'Hi-Fi' by Max Brüel for Torben Orskov, 1960s
By Torben Orskov
Located in Esbjerg, DK
A pair of solid brass candlesticks designed by Architect Max Bruel. The model is called Hi-Fi and was manufactured by Torben Orskov in Denmark during the 1960s. They are imprinted fr...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Candlesticks All Brass After Tommy Parzinger Antique Brass Finish
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Modern design candlesticks in solid brass with an antique finish. After Parzinger.
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1990s Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Pair of Swedish Brass Starburst Style Candlesticks
Located in East Hampton, NY
This is a pair of ORIGINAL brass Swedish candlesticks with removeable candle holders, also can be just displayed as lovely brass accents. Designed as stars or a royal crown, they ar...
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Vintage 1950s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Gusum Bruk 'attribution' Candlesticks, Brass, Sweden, 1940s
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A pair of candlesticks / candleholders. Design and production attributed to Gusum Bruk, Sweden, 1940s.
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Vintage 1940s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Swedish Designer, Organic Candlesticks, Brass, Sweden, 1960s
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A set of 3 candlesticks. Designed and produced in Sweden, c. 1960s.  
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Vintage Cast Metal Brass and Glass Candlestick
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Vintage midcentury cast metal brass and glass candlestick. The brass stand featuring leaves design.
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Vintage 1960s Unknown Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Danish Modern Brass Candlesticks Hi-Fi by Max Brüel for Torben Orskov, Set of 3
By Torben Orskov
Located in Esbjerg, DK
A set of three solid brass candlesticks designed by Architect Max Bruel. The model is called Hi-Fi and was manufactured by Torben Orskov in Denmark during the 1960s. These Minimalist...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Pair of Marble and Brass Midcentury Candlesticks
Located in London, GB
A pair of elegant marble and brass candlesticks. Midcentury, from Holland. Simple, functional and timeless. Dimensions: 30 height x 10 diameter in cm.  
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20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Marble, Brass

Pair of Polished Vintage Swedish Brass Candlesticks
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Pair of brass polished candlesticks with a molded hexagonal base. Pair of Swedish 20th century hand-tooled brass candlesticks. Handcrafted cast brass candle sticks, candle holders,...
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20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Pair of Brass Barley Twist Candlesticks by Peerage
By Peerage
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of solid brass candlesticks, by Peerage, c.1920s, England. The pair of beautifully patinated candlesticks feature barley twist stems, round tiered bases. Marked - Peerage Eng...
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Vintage 1920s English Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Jens Quistgaard, Candlesticks or Candleholders, Brass, Denmark, 1950s
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A sculptural candlestick designed and produced by Danish sculptor Jens Quistgaard. Marked.
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Pair Swedish Designer Modern Wood Painted White Candlesticks
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Pair Swedish designer modern wood painted white candlesticks. Brass nozzles. Marked "Jonsson".  
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20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Gusums Bruk, Collection of Candlesticks, Brass, Sweden, 1970s
By Gusums Bruk
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A set of 11 candle holders. Design and production by Metallslöjden Gusums Bruk, Sweden. In heavy alloy brass.
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Vintage 1970s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Set of Six Rosenthal Netter Brass Tulip Candlesticks
By Rosenthal Netter
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Circa 1960s Rosenthal Netter solid brass candlesticks. Age-commensurate wear / patina present; unpolished, original condition. All dimensions are the same except height: Tall: 11.5"...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

K-E Ytterberg, Candlesticks, Brass, for Bca Eskilstuna, Sweden, 1950s
By BCA Eskilstuna, K-E Ytterberg
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A pair of candlesticks. Designed by K-E Ytterberg, for Bca Eskilstuna, Sweden, circa 1950s. Stamped and initialed.   
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Vintage 1950s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Jens Quistgaard, Candlesticks or Candleholders, Brass, Denmark, 1950s
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A sculptural candlestick designed and produced by Danish sculptor Jens Quistgaard. Marked.
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Swedish Candlesticks in Solid Brass by BCA Eskilstuna
By BCA Eskilstuna, K-E Ytterberg
Located in Stockholm, SE
Organic shaped brass candlesticks designed by Karl-Erik Ytterberg for BCA Eskilstuna. Manufactured in Sweden during the 1960s. Made from solid polished brass. 6 pieces available.
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

Pair of Midcentury Waterford Crystal and Brass Candlesticks
By Waterford Crystal
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Pair of midcentury waterford crystal and brass candlesticks.
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Late 20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Crystal, Brass

David Marshall Desenos Brutalist Aluminum and Brass Candlestick
By David Marshall
Located in Munster, NRW
Original signed David Marshall Desenos Brutalist aluminum and brass candlestick in very good condition with a light patina all around. Very good vintage item has no defects, light we...
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Vintage 1970s Spanish Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass, Aluminum

Modernist Brass Candlesticks Style of Pierre Forsell for Skultana
By Skultuna, Pierre Forsell
Located in North Miami, FL
This great pair of vintage Swedish polished brass modernist midcentury brass candlesticks are in the style and attribution of Pierre Forsell for Skultana. Their period is late 1950s-...
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

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Midcentury Modern Brass Candlesticks For Sale on 1stDibs

An assortment of midcentury modern brass candlesticks is available at 1stDibs. Frequently made of metal, brass and glass, all midcentury modern brass candlesticks available were constructed with great care. We have 680 antique and vintage midcentury modern brass candlesticks in-stock, while there are 11 modern editions to choose from as well. Midcentury modern brass candlesticks have been produced for many years, with earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. There are many kinds of midcentury modern brass candlesticks to choose from, but at 1stDibs, Mid-Century Modern, Scandinavian Modern and Modern midcentury modern brass candlesticks are of considerable interest. Many midcentury modern brass candlesticks are appealing in their simplicity, but Ystad-Metall, Gunnar Ander and Hans-Agne Jakobsson produced popular midcentury modern brass candlesticks that are worth a look.

How Much are Midcentury Modern Brass Candlesticks?

Prices for midcentury modern brass candlesticks start at $65 and top out at $48,347 with the average selling for $780.

A Close Look at mid-century-modern Furniture

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

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

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

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

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

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

Finding the Right Candlesticks for You

Vintage, new and antique candlesticks and candleholders do not simply infuse a dining room with a soft, warm glow. They also add dimension, conjure drama and draw attention to a table or mantel. Despite their practical origins, today, decorative candlesticks and their holders elevate spaces by matching interiors or adding color and bold shapes.

For those who enjoy the rich pageantry of the Old Masters, candlesticks in the Baroque and Rococo styles offer intricacy and opulence. The design of Baroque candlesticks — thanks to the influence of the Catholic Church — often boasted complex shapes and featured biblical figures. While bronze candlestick holders have a long history dating back to the ancient world, many 17th-century candlesticks were made of luxurious silver. Armed with a disposable income and a desire to show off their status, the newly emerging middle class acquired candlestick holders as intricate art pieces, beautiful and opulent in their own right.

The Art Deco movement of the early 20th century saw candlesticks designed with simplicity and symmetry in mind. Art Deco candlesticks boast all manner of forms, ranging from sleek curves to bodies of ribbed crystal or bronze that take the shape of animals.

While some 20th-century-era candlesticks are akin to statues in their grandeur, these decorative items became especially fashionable in the mid-20th century for atmospherically illuminating dinner tables. Mid-century modern candlesticks frequently epitomize the streamlined functionality that we’ve come to associate with the era.

Find a comprehensive collection of vintage, new and antique candlesticks on 1stDibs.