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Pair of Modernist Hand Blown Murano Smoked Glass Table Lamps, 24kt Gold Flecks
Located in New York, NY
This glamorous and refined pair of modernist table lamps were hand blown in Murano, Italy, the islands off the coast of Venice renowned for centuries for their superlative glass prod...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Original Copper Glass Wall Sconce Modernist Cosack Lights, Germany, 1970s
By Cosack Leuchten
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
Article: Wall ceiling light Producer: Cosack lights, Germany (see label) Origin: Germany Age: 1970s Original 1970s modernist wall light with four glas...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal

Original Copper Glass Wall Sconce Modernist Cosack Lights, Germany, 1970s
By Cosack Leuchten
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
Article: Wall ceiling light Producer: Cosack lights, Germany (see label) Origin: Germany Age: 1970s Original 1970s modernist wall light with four glas...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal

Italian Modernist Brass and Frosted Murano Glass Sconces in Style of Gio Ponti
By Gio Ponti
Located in New York, NY
This stunning pair of Mid-Century Modern sconces were realized in Italy in the manner of Gio Ponti. They feature conical shades in frosted glass that are supported by four angular su...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and...

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Brass

Up to Four Kalmar Frosted Ice Glass Panel Sconces Modernist Wall Lamps, 1960s
By J.T. Kalmar, Kalmar Lighting
Located in Vienna, AT
Up to four identical wall lamps, manufactured by Kalmar Austria in the 1960s. Chrome-plated bases, each lamp has three square frosted ice glass panels (7 x 7 in) on it. In excellent ...
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20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal, Chrome

Modernist Bone White Porcelain Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of modernist porcelain lamps featuring a milky white glaze, and nickel hardware. Rewired for use in the USA. 100W bulb max.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Porcelain

  • Modernist Bone White Porcelain Lamps
  • Modernist Bone White Porcelain Lamps
  • Modernist Bone White Porcelain Lamps
  • Modernist Bone White Porcelain Lamps
H 24.5 in. W 13 in. D 5 in.
Modernist Kinkeldey Two-Tier Chandelier, 1970s, Germany
By Kinkeldey
Located in Antwerp, BE
This modernist glass ice block chandelier by Kinkeldey, Germany, 1970s has a polished brass frame supports multiple glass elements.
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Original Modernist Brass Metal Table Light Made by Cosack Attributed, Germany
By Cosack Leuchten
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
Article: Table light Origin: Germany Producer: Cosack lights, Germany attributed Material: Metal Age: 1960s Description: This original 19...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass

Modernist 1970s Sputnik Chromed Table Light by Honsel Lights Attributed, Germany
By Honsel
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
Article: Sputnik table light Producer: Honsel Lights, Germany attrib. Origin: Germany Age: 1970s This 1970s table light was made by Honsel Light...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Peill and Putzler Modernist Clear Glass Sconces
By Peill & Putzler
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Scandinavian Modern clear glass round sconces with a wave detail. Rewired for use in the USA. Shown here with chrome tipped bulbs. Only 1 pair is available
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Early 20th Century German Scandinavian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal

Italian Modernist Chandelier in Brass with 24 Opaline Glass Shades
By Stilnovo
Located in London, GB
An Italian designed sculptural chandelier in brass with 24 opaline glass shades
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Late 20th Century Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Modernist Chandelier with Six Arms in Brass with Directional Shades
Located in London, GB
An Italian designed chandelier in brass with six arms with directional shades.
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Late 20th Century Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Modernist Adjustable Metal Sputnik Wall Light Kaiser Leuchten, 1960s, Germany
By Kaiser Leuchten
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
Article: wall light Producer: Kaiser Leuchten, Germany Origin: Germany Age: 1960s This vintage wall light was made by German premium light pro...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal

Original Copper Glass Wall Sconce Modernist Cosack Lights, Germany, 1970s
By Cosack Leuchten
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
Article: Wall ceiling light Producer: Cosack lights, Germany (see label) Origin: Germany Age: 1970s Original 1970s modernist wall Light with two...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal

Modernist Pair of Sconces
Located in Saint-Ouen (PARIS), FR
Pair of brass and rock crystal plates sconces, numerous lightings, edition 8 pieces only, creation by Gallery Glustin Exhibited to the Salon Revelations at the Grand Palais, Paris, ...
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2010s French Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Rock Crystal, Brass

  • Modernist Pair of Sconces
  • Modernist Pair of Sconces
  • Modernist Pair of Sconces
  • Modernist Pair of Sconces
H 55.12 in. W 8.67 in. D 7.09 in.
Petite Modernist Futuristic Ice Glass Flush Mount, 1980s
Located in Nürnberg, DE
A petite gorgeous futuristic glass flush mount. It can be used also as a sconce. The light fixture requires one European E27 bulb, up to 60 watts. Clear ice glass, mounted on a white...
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Vintage 1980s German Mid-Century Modern Flush Mount

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Metal

Mid-Century Modernist Hexagonal Flush Mount Brass and Glass
Located in Nürnberg, DE
A beautiful flush mount. Made in Germany. The fixture requires three European E14 candelabra bulbs, each bulb up to 40 watts.
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Flush Mount

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Metal

Beautiful 1960s Mid-Century Modernist Flush Mount by Austroluxe Austria
By Austroluxe
Located in Nürnberg, DE
This exceptional 1960s Mid-Century Modernist flush mount was designed by Austroluxe in Austria. It features a circular form with two-tiers of depression glass squares. The fixture re...
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Vintage 1960s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Flush Mount

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Metal

1960 German Doria Modernist Large Flush Mount Murano Glass Tubes
By Doria Leuchten Germany
Located in Niederdorfelden, Hessen
Elegant large four-tier Murano flush mount ceiling light with sixty clear glass tubes on a white metal frame. Chandelier illuminates beautifully and offers a lot of light. Gem from t...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Flush Mount

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Metal

Murano Glass Modernist Wall Lamp by Glashütte Limburg, 1960s, Germany
By Glashütte Limburg
Located in Hagenbach, DE
Wall lamp by Glashütte Limburg made in Germany in the 1960s. It is fascinating with its Murano glass, which is typical for the German brand. The round top of the light is made of alu...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Flush Mount

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Aluminum

1960 Doria Modernist Flush Mount Ceiling Light Gold-Flaked Murano Glass & Brass
By Doria Leuchten Germany
Located in Niederdorfelden, Hessen
Elegant flush mount ceiling lamp with eighty-five clear gold-flaked murano glass tubes on a brass base. Chandelier illuminates beautifully and offers a lot of light. Gem from the tim...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Flush Mount

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Metal, Brass

Modernist Glass and Brass Mushroom Table Light by Doria Lights, 1970s, Germany
By Doria Leuchten Germany
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
Article: Table light Producer: Doria lights, Germany Origin: Germany Age: 1970s This 1970s table light was made by Doria lights in Germany. The ...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Midcentury Modernist Circular Shape Glass Flush Mount with Golden Decoration
Located in Lisse, NL
Beautifully decorated and colorful light fixture from the European midcentury era. This Mid-Century Modern work of (lighting) art is another one of our recent, wonderful finds. As y...
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Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Modernist Task Light or Clamp Table Lamp by Bernard-Albin Gras for Gras, 1920s
By Lampe Gras, Bernard-albin Gras
Located in Munich, DE
Articulated modernist task lamp or clamp table light. Extremely rare shorter execution of the model 201. Designed in 1920s by Bernard-Albin Gras. Manufactured in 1920s by Gras, Franc...
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Vintage 1920s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Steel, Iron

Murano Modernist Clear Glass Ring Triedri Chandelier, Kalmar, above 350 Elements
By Paolo Venini, Ludovico Diaz de Santillana, J.T. Kalmar
Located in Tavarnelle val di Pesa, Florence
A modern version of a Classic chandelier using a ring of 5 layers of Triedri. Creates a great architectural effect and use of space. There are more than 350 elements of two lengths....
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

German Modernist Glass Sconce Wall Lamp by Limburg, 1960s
By Glashütte Limburg
Located in Berlin, DE
Beautiful glass, brass and iron wall lamp by Limburg,  Germany, 1960s. Lamp sockets: One E14 (or with adapter 1x E12).
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Mid-20th Century German Minimalist Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass, Iron

Set of Three German Modernist Metal Sconces Wall Lights
Located in Berlin, DE
Set of three light-gray and white lacquered metal with adjustable reflectors wall lamps. Germany, 1960s-1970s Lamp sockets: 2.
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Mid-20th Century German Minimalist Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal

Pair of Modernist 1970s German Brass and Glass Wall Lights
Located in Nürnberg, DE
A stunning pair of modernist wall lights. Made of glass and brass. Easy to mount and fantastic to look at. Each fixture requires two European E14 / 110 Volt Candelabra bulbs, each bu...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal

Set of Three French Modernist Glass Sconces Wall Lights, 1960s
Located in Berlin, DE
Set of three beautiful massive textured glass, nickel and iron wall lamps. France, 1960s. Lamp sockets: One.
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Mid-20th Century French Minimalist Wall Lights and Sconces

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Nickel, Iron

Modernist Glass and metal wall Light by Doria Lights, 1970s, Germany
By Doria Leuchten Germany
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
Article: Wall and ceiling light Producer: Doria lights, Germany Origin: Germany Age: 1970s This 1970s wall or ceiling light was made by Doria li...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal

Patio or Outdoor Modernist Glass Wall Light Sconce or Flushmount Germany, 1980s
By RZB Leuchten
Located in Nürnberg, DE
A beautiful outdoor sconce or flushmount made in the 1980s by RZB Leuchten, in very good original condition. The frosted glass is composed of a white aluminum frame and with one ligh...
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Vintage 1980s German Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Aluminum

Modernist Bubble Glass and Metal Wall Light by Doria Lights, 1970s, Germany
By Doria Leuchten Germany
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
Article: Wall and ceiling light Producer: Doria lights, Germany Origin: Germany Age: 1970s This 1970s wall or ceiling light was made by Doria lights in German...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal

Set of Three Rare Modernist Glass Globes Sconces Wall Lamps, Germany 1960s
By Glashütte Limburg
Located in Berlin, DE
Set of three large and beautiful crystal glass, brass and iron wall lamps in the style of Hans Agne Jakobsson. Germany, 1960s. Lamp sockets: One E27 (US E26)
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Mid-20th Century German Minimalist Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass, Iron

Modernist Spring Table Lamp by Sonneman Lighting Company
By Sonneman Lighting
Located in Van Nuys, CA
This modernist spring table lamp features a black steel cube with a chrome socket surrounded by a large chrome coil spring. It's unique and elegant simplicity is an exquisite exa...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Steel, Chrome

Bronze Modernist Lighting Bolt Chandelier with Holophane Glass Fixtures
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Vintage 1970s bronze modernist lighting bolt chandelier with ripped Holophane glass fixtures and shades. The chandelier features 8 lightning-bolt shaped arms fixed to center rod each...
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Vintage 1970s American Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Bronze

Gorgeous Mid-Century Modernist Sconce or Flush Mount by Kalmar
By Kalmar Lighting
Located in Kingston, NY
This gorgeous Mid-Century Modernist sconce or wall ceiling flush mount was designed by Kalmar. It features a brass frame and frosted curved cut-glass shades.
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Vintage 1960s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Flush Mount

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Brass

Pair of Midcentury White 1950s Lucite American Modernist Lamps Moss Lighting Co
By Moss Manufacturing, Moss Lamp Co. 1
Located in Sherborne, Dorset
Spectacular pair of large 1950s midcentury lamps in the American Modernist style by Moss Lighting Co, San Francisco. White and clear acrylic / Lucite with brass electrical fittings, ...
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Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Silk, Acrylic, Lucite

Mid-Century Modernist Chandelier in the Style of Kalmar
By Kalmar Lighting
Located in Vienna, AT
Mid-Century chandelier in the style Kalmar. It consists of 21 squares each glass with an intricate sunburst design that has been hand etched into the glass. Each square is individu...
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Vintage 1960s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Pair of Modernist Square RAAK Amsterdam White Sconces / Flushmount Lighting
By RAAK
Located in Houston, TX
Offered are a pair of modernist later 20th century modern square white sconces by RAAK of Amsterdam. This pair can also be used a flush mount lighting. This truly mod pair almost loo...
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Vintage 1980s Dutch Post-Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal

Pair or Single, Large Modernist Ten-Arm Austrian Chandelier, Kalmar
By Kalmar Lighting
Located in New York City, NY
Pair or single available Very large modernist highly architectural ten arm chandelier comprising bi level rectangular boxes of interlacing lines in a grid pattern mounted in a polis...
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Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Huge Modernist Brass and Glass Ten-Arm Austrian Chandelier, Kalmar
By Kalmar Lighting
Located in New York City, NY
Very large Art Moderne highly architectural ten-arm chandelier comprising bi level rectangular boxes of interlacing lines in a grid pattern mounted in a polished brass armature. The ...
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Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Modernist Wall Sconces Sciolari Design Round Steel Brass Glass Italian Design
By Sciolari Lighting
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Modernist wall sconces Sciolari design round steel brass glass Italian design, 1970.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass, Steel

Vintage Modernist Chrome Floor Lamp by Gaetano Sciolari, 1970s
By Sciolari Lighting, Gaetano Sciolari
Located in Ottenburg, BE
Modernist design chrome floor lamp designed by Gaetano Sciolari. Beautiful, timeless design. Notice the fact the arms grow apart, like a bouquet of flowers. Original foot sw...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Hollywood Regency Floor Lamps

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Chrome

pair of tablelamps by Modernist J.T.Kalmar Vienna 1950
By Kalmar Lighting, J.T. Kalmar
Located in Vienna, Vienna
pair of tablelamps Modernist J.T,Kalmar Vienna 1950 brass base
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Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Mid-Century Modernist Sconce Gilt Brass and Glass by Kalmar, Austria, 1960s
By Kalmar Lighting
Located in Aachen, DE
Gold-plated half circular shaped sconce with five frosted glass panels on a gilt brass frame with the Brutalist inspired pattern. Best design from the 1960s by Kalmar, Austria. H...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

Extra Large Crystal Glass and Flush Mount J.T Kalmar Modernist Design
By J.T. Kalmar, Kalmar Lighting
Located in Rijssen, NL
This unique modernist design chandelier was designed by the Kalmar during the 1960s, and manufactured in Austria. The unique rectangular crystals are meticulously cut in such a way t...
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Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Flush Mount

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Crystal, Chrome

Sische Glass and Brass Chandelier, 1960s Modernist Design, Kalmar Style
By J.T. Kalmar, Kalmar Lighting
Located in Rijssen, NL
This ceiling light was designed by Simon and Schelle, featuring a rectangular brass base and eight massive glasses in the shape of a four lobed flower.  Dimensions: Height 15.75 ...
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Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Sische Glass and Brass Chandelier, 1960s Modernist Design, Kalmar Style
By J.T. Kalmar, Kalmar Lighting
Located in Rijssen, NL
This ceiling light was designed by Simon and Schelle, featuring a rectangular brass base and eight massive glasses in the shape of a four lobed flower.  Dimensions: Height 15.75 ...
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Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

1960s Italian Modernist Brass Chrome Ceiling Lamp Profili Industria Lampadari
By Sciolari Lighting, Gaetano Sciolari
Located in Sherborne, Dorset
A rare 1960s Modernist chandelier by Profili Industria Lampadari, Rome, Italy as part of their 'Modulo Series', with the distinctive radiused square rings that were made in either sa...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome, Brass

A Mid-Century Kalmar Modernist Glass Tube Brass Pendant Lamp, Austria, 1950s
By Kalmar Lighting, J.T. Kalmar
Located in Vienna, AT
A beautiful pendant lamp from the 1950s, produced by Kalmar Vienna. Brass hardware with a tube made of yellow/amber textured glass. In very good condition with nice patina on the bra...
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20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Art Deco Modernist Machine Age Chrome Desk Lamp, circa 1930
Located in Devon, England
Original 1930s modernist chrome desk lamp of substantial quality. Very iconic in design with a real feel of the machine age influence. Originating from France this lamp not only boas...
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco More Lighting

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Chrome

Modernist Lamp
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Modernist lamp. Adjustable.
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20th Century French Table Lamps

  • Modernist Lamp
  • Modernist Lamp
  • Modernist Lamp
  • Modernist Lamp
H 15.75 in. W 11.03 in. D 4.73 in.
Italian Modernist Lantern, 1950s
By Stilnovo, Arredoluce
Located in Vienna, AT
Rare modernist Italian lantern or chandelier from the 1950s. Sculptural brass structure with a large lacquered aluminum shade. Nice condition with patina on the brass and some light ...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Lanterns

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Brass, Aluminum

  • Italian Modernist Lantern, 1950s
  • Italian Modernist Lantern, 1950s
  • Italian Modernist Lantern, 1950s
  • Italian Modernist Lantern, 1950s
H 33.47 in. Dm 16.54 in.
Robert Mallet Stevens, Modernist Lamp, Art Deco Period, circa 1925-1930
By Robert Mallet-Stevens
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Robert Mallet Stevens, modernist lamp, Art Deco period, circa 1925-1930 metal in good condition, but patina and electricity to be reviewed.  
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Vintage 1920s French Art Deco More Lighting

Materials

Copper

Modernist 1970s German "Globe" Wall Light Made by Glashütte Limburg, Germany
By Glashütte Limburg
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
Article: Wall light sconce Producer: Glashütte Limburg, Germany Origin: Germany Age: 1970s Original 1970s modernist German wall Light made of he...
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Late 20th Century German Mid-Century Modern More Lighting

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Metal

1970s Gaetano Sciolari Set of Two Modernist Black and White Huge Wall Sconces
By Sciolari Lighting, Gaetano Sciolari
Located in Aci Castello, IT
Two labeled Sciolari wall sconces made in Italy in the 1970s, they work 110-240 Volts and need regular e14 bulbs.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal

Pair of Italian Modernist Chandeliers in Brass with Opaline Glass Shades
By Stilnovo
Located in London, GB
A pair of Italian designed modernised chandeliers in brass with opaline glass shades blackened metal caps style of Stilnovo.
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern More Lighting

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Brass

Tall Modernist Lamp
By Poul Henningsen
Located in Hudson, NY
This Striking 29 inch tall lamp is created in "manner of" Poul Henningsen Danish Designer. Bold Profile with Three Tiered Shades A Modern Tribute to the Innovative Danish Lighting D...
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Late 20th Century American Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

  • Tall Modernist Lamp
  • Tall Modernist Lamp
  • Tall Modernist Lamp
  • Tall Modernist Lamp
H 29 in. Dm 20.5 in.
Italian Modernist Red Lantern, 1950s
By Stilnovo, Angelo Brotto, Esperia
Located in Vienna, AT
Rare 1950s Italian lantern or pendant attributed to Angelo Brotto for Esperia. Very good original condition with patina on the stem. One original brass and ceramic E27 socket with ne...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Lanterns

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Brass, Aluminum

Modernist Floor Lamp
Located in New York, NY
A modernist floor lamp in polished nickel.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Floor Lamps

Materials

Nickel

  • Modernist Floor Lamp
  • Modernist Floor Lamp
  • Modernist Floor Lamp
  • Modernist Floor Lamp
H 63 in. W 20 in. D 20 in.
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Modernist Lighting For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic piece of modernist lighting available at 1stDibs. Was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, glass and brass. Find 3111 options for an antique or vintage item from our selection of modernist lighting now, or shop our selection of 194 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. There are many kinds of the choice in our collection of modernist lighting you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. An object in our assortment of modernist lighting, designed in the Mid-Century Modern, Modern or Art Deco style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. A well-made option in this array of modernist lighting has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Gaetano Sciolari, J.T. Kalmar and Venini are consistently popular.

How Much is a Modernist Lighting?

Prices for a piece of modernist lighting can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $1 and can go as high as $65,000, while the average can fetch as much as $2,800.

Finding the Right Lighting for You

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

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

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

Just as gazing at the stars allows you to glimpse the universe’s past, vintage chandeliers like those designed by Gino Sarfatti and J. & L. Lobmeyr, for example, put on a similarly stunning show, each with a rich story to tell. As dazzling as it is, the Arco lamp, on the other hand, prioritizes functionality — it’s wholly mobile, no drilling required. Designed in 1962 by architect-product designers Achille & Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, the piece takes the traditional form of a streetlamp and creates an elegant, arching floor fixture for at-home use. There is no shortage of modernist lighting similarly prized by collectors and casual enthusiasts alike — the Tripod floor lamp by T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, Greta Magnusson-Grossman's sleek and minimalist Grasshopper lamps and, of course, the wealth of postwar experimental lighting that emerged from Italian artisans at Arredoluce, FLOS and many more are hallmarks in illumination innovation. 

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

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