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Italian Petals Chandelier Ceiling Light, Murano
By Mazzega
Located in Budapest, HU
Spectacular ceiling lamp with 76 Murano glasses. The glasses have two different colors, half are transparent with white spots, half are pink with white spots. Elegant lighting object...
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Late 20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

  • Italian Petals Chandelier Ceiling Light, Murano
  • Italian Petals Chandelier Ceiling Light, Murano
  • Italian Petals Chandelier Ceiling Light, Murano
  • Italian Petals Chandelier Ceiling Light, Murano
H 19.69 in. W 23.63 in. D 23.63 in.
'Flamingo' Italian Chandelier Ceiling Light, Murano
By Mazzega
Located in Budapest, HU
Spectacular ceiling lamp with 64 Murano Glasses. The glasses have two different colors, half are transparent with white spots, half are pink with white spots. Elegant lighting object...
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Late 20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

"Flamingo" Italian Chandelier Ceiling Light, Murano, 1990
By Mazzega
Located in Budapest, HU
Spectacular ceiling lamp with 64 Murano glasses. The glasses have two different colors, half are transparent with white spots, half are pink with white spots. Elegant lighting object...
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Late 20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

"Flamingo" Italian Chandelier Ceiling Light, Murano, 1990
By Mazzega
Located in Budapest, HU
Spectacular ceiling lamp with 64 Murano Glasses. The glasses have two different colors, half are transparent with white spots, half are pink with white spots. Elegant lighting object...
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Late 20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Pair of Italian Petals Chandeliers Ceiling Light, Murano
By Mazzega
Located in Budapest, HU
Spectacular pair of ceiling lamps with 64 pink and lattimo Murano glass. Elegant lighting object. Period: late 20th century Dimensions: 15,75 inches (40 cm) height; 29,50 inches (8...
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Late 20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Pair of Italian Petals Chandeliers Ceiling Light, Murano
By Mazzega
Located in Budapest, HU
Spectacular pair of ceiling lamps with 64 pink and lattimo Murano glass. Elegant lighting object. Period: late xx century Dimensions: 15,75 inches (40 cm) height; 29,50 inches (80 c...
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Late 20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Murano Art Glass and Brass Midcentury Chandelier / Wall Light, 1980
By Murano 5
Located in Rome, IT
Amazing Murano piece which can be mounted both as applique and as a ceiling chandelier. Particular and original applique from the manufacture of Murano glassworks. The chandelier ha...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Murano Round Light Pink Color Glass and Brass Midcentury Chandelier, 1950
By Murano 5
Located in Rome, IT
Pure elegance, for this chandelier from the midcentury of Murano. Light color and beautiful design. Polished brass structure, round shape. Along the inner ring are positioned of the...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Space Age Mazzega Chandelier in Chromed Steel and Murano Glass, 4-Light
By Mazzega
Located in Vigonza, Padua
1970s chandelier by Mazzega Murano in chromed steel and Murano glass, 4-light, with overhauled electrical system Measures cm: Height 90/32, diameter 48 Mazzega Murano is famou...
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Late 20th Century Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Steel

Spectacular Venetian Murano Ceiling Light
By Mazzega
Located in Budapest, HU
Made of pure Murano glass, this chandelier is composed of an incredible number of leaves with gold inclusions. Twenty lights spread magical light. Measures: Diameter 120 cm, height 7...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Vintage Murano Mazzega Torciglione Glass Pink Spiral 2-Tier Chandelier 4-Light
By Mazzega
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Lovely vintage Murano Mazzega Torciglione pink and clear glass swirl chandelier, 2 tiers, 4-light. No chips or breaks to any of the glass pieces. Comes with brass ceiling cap. 28 gla...
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Vintage 1970s American Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

24-Light Mid Century Modern Chandelier by Cenedese in Murano Glass, circa 1970
By Mazzega
Located in Merida, Yucatan
Very large Mid-Century Modern “Poulpe” (octopus) chandelier with 24 lights in hand blown opalescent blue Murano glass by Cenedese, Italy, circa 1970
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Pink Murano 8-Light Chandelier
Located in Dallas, TX
Very pretty pink Murano 8-light chandelier. Lovely leaves and flowers in a pale pink. Nice scale on this piece. Just cleaned and re-wired and ready to hang! Matching chain and canopy...
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20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

1970s Murano Frosted Glass Pendant Light
By Mazzega
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
1970s Murano Frosted Glass Pendant Light with transparent and amber colors Brass base.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Murano Glass Wrought Iron Seven-Light Chandelier, 1930s
By Compagnia Di Venezia E Murano (C.V.M.)
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
Italian six-arm Murano glass chandelier with painted wrought iron flowers and leaf decoration, bowl base of Murano glass flowers and six bunch of grapes shape shades of Murano Glass ...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Wrought Iron

Italian Murano Glass Wrought Iron Seven-Light Chandelier, 1930s
By Compagnia Di Venezia E Murano (C.V.M.)
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
Italian six arm Murano glass chandelier with painted wrought iron flowers and leaf decoration, bowl base of Murano glass flowers and six bunch of grapes shape shades of Murano Glass ...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Wrought Iron

Venini Ceiling Light Pulegoso 1930 Murano Glass Metal Chrome, Italy
By Murano 5
Located in Milano, IT
Venini ceiling light Pulegoso 1930 Murano glass metal chrome, Italy.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Other Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Italian Murano Glass Wrought Iron Seven-Light Chandelier, 1930s
By Compagnia Di Venezia E Murano (C.V.M.)
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
Italian six arm Murano glass chandelier with painted wrought iron flowers and leaf decoration, bowl base of Murano glass flowers and six bunch of grapes shape shades of Murano Glass,...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Wrought Iron

Italian Modernist Murano Etched Glass Gilt Brass Sputnik Orbit 9Light Chandelier
By Mazzega
Located in Coimbra, PT
Measures: Diameter 23.62 in / 60 cm Height 29.52 in (23.62 in + 6 in/chain)/ 75 cm (60cm + 15cm/chain) Weight 14.33 lb/ 6.5 Kg Measures: Globe/diameter 6 in. (15cm). 9 light bulbs E1...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass, Art Glass

21st Century Karim Rashid Chandelier 8-Light Murano Glass Various Colors
By Karim Rashid, Purho Murano
Located in Brembate di Sopra (BG), IT
21st century Karim Rashid K1 chandelier 8-light Murano glass various colors. Karim Rashid reinterprets the traditional Venetian chandelier for Purho, transforming it into an etherea...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Murano Glass Pendant Light, Italy
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Antwerp, BE
Italian Murano glass pendant light with colored green and yellow glass and chromed metal frame.  
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

  • Murano Glass Pendant Light, Italy
  • Murano Glass Pendant Light, Italy
  • Murano Glass Pendant Light, Italy
  • Murano Glass Pendant Light, Italy
H 41.34 in. Dm 13.78 in.
Large Mazzega Murano Pendant Light
By Mazzega
Located in New York, NY
Murano glass pendant light crafted with textured clear glass planks on brass frame. The chandelier will be wired to EU / US customer's country lighting standards. Frame can be plated...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

  • Large Mazzega Murano Pendant Light
  • Large Mazzega Murano Pendant Light
  • Large Mazzega Murano Pendant Light
  • Large Mazzega Murano Pendant Light
H 31 in. W 11 in. D 11 in.
21st Century Karim Rashid Chandelier 8-Light Murano Glass Various Colors
By Karim Rashid, Purho Murano
Located in Brembate di Sopra (BG), IT
21st century Karim Rashid chandelier Blob 8-light Murano glass various colors. The lighting parts of Blob seem to be light balloons suspended in the air, a fresh look for this new g...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

21st Century Karim Rashid Chandelier 12-Light Murano Glass Various Colors
By Karim Rashid, Purho Murano
Located in Brembate di Sopra (BG), IT
21st century Karim Rashid K1 chandelier 12-light Murano glass various colors. Karim Rashid reinterprets the traditional Venetian chandelier for Purho, transforming it into an ethere...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Murano Glass 6-Light Chandelier, 1930s
Located in Brussels, BE
Murano glass 6-light chandelier, 1930s.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

21st Century Karim Rashid Chandelier 16-Light Murano Glass Various Colors
By Karim Rashid, Purho Murano
Located in Brembate di Sopra (BG), IT
21st century Karim Rashid K1 chandelier 16-light Murano glass various colors. Karim Rashid reinterprets the traditional Venetian chandelier for Purho, transforming it into an ethere...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Murano Glass Chandelier/Pendant Light
Located in Austin, TX
An assortment of lightly colored Murano glass curving pieces overlap to create this unique, contemporary, Murano glass chandelier or pendant light. Polished brass rod and canopy. Rew...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Large Mazzega Murano Glass Palm Leaves Six-Light Flush Mount, Italy, 1960s
By Mazzega, Murano 5
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
A 1960s Murano glass leaves flush mount by Mazzega, in the shape of a palm with six large leaves, gilt brass-mounted. This ceiling light is in excellent condition and in full working...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Large Mazzega Murano Glass Palm Leaves Six-Light Ceiling Fixture, Italy, 1960s
By Mazzega, Murano 5
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
A 1960s Murano glass leaves flushmount by Mazzega, in the shape of a palm with six large leaves, gilt brass-mounted. This ceiling light is in excellent condition and in full working ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Early 20th Century Italian Venetian Six-Light Chandelier with Floral Sprays
By Murano 5
Located in Pittsburgh, PA
This fixture is in mint condition, cleaned and rewired. Likely Pre-WWII. Murano, Italy. The chain and canopy together add another 15" to the length of the fixture.
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Vintage 1930s Italian Baroque Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

20th Century Italian Venetian Eight-Light Chandelier with Floral Sprays, 1940s
By Murano 5
Located in Roma, RM
Italian Venetian chandelier, Murano, 1940 circa, 8 light, in good condition. Fantastic the play of colors of the glasses that pass from a red to inserts in green and with flowers so...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Beautiful & Large Mid-Century Modern Italian Murano Glass Art Pendant Light
By Murano 5
Located in Lisse, NL
A one-of-a-kind and mouthblown, glass light fixture. This elegant Murano glass pendant from the 1950s is a truly exquisite lighting statement and she is in good original condition. ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Vintage Mouthblown Venetian & Murano Marked Glass into Metal Frame Pendant Light
By Murano 5
Located in Lisse, NL
Marvelous shape, 1950s Venetian pendant with the original maker's mark. This midcentury made, Italian light fixture is an absolute joy to look at, both on and off. With the light sw...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

5-Light Mazzega Chrome and Glass Chandelier
By Mazzega
Located in New York, NY
Stunning chrome and glass 5 light chandelier in very fine, original and working condition. The bright chrome frame supports textured curved glass panels. This fixture accepts five st...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

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

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Brass

Six-Light Murano Glass Chandelier
By AVMazzega, Carlo Nason
Located in JM Haarlem, NL
Impressive six (6) light Murano glass chandelier. Chrome and blown glass. Height: 16.1 in. (41 cm); drop 28.5 in (72.5 cm), diameter: 15.8 inches (40 cm). Small Edison Screw (SES),...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

  • Six-Light Murano Glass Chandelier
  • Six-Light Murano Glass Chandelier
  • Six-Light Murano Glass Chandelier
  • Six-Light Murano Glass Chandelier
H 16.15 in. Dm 15.75 in.
Extraordinary Aluminium and Murano Glass Ceiling Light by Mazegga, 1970s, Italy
By Mazzega
Located in Hagenbach, DE
A beautiful Murano glass hanging lamp made in Italy in the 1970s. The light is made of thick Murano. It has an amazing color and it is very solid. The three glass parts are secure to...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Extraordinary Aluminium and Murano Glass Ceiling Light by Mazegga, 1970s, Italy
By Mazzega
Located in Hagenbach, DE
A beautiful Murano glass hanging lamp made in Italy in the 1970s. The light is made of thick Murano. It has an amazing color and it is very solid. The three glass parts are secure to...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

1970s Space Age Mazzega Molten Dripping Murano Glass Pendant Hanging Light
By Mazzega
Located in London, GB
1970s "Space Age" Murano Glass hanging pendant light by Mazzega. A very unusual pendant light made with different shades of amber and shades of brown and clear molten, dripping glass...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Glass Ceiling Rare Murano Chandelier 8-Light with 18 Glasses Barovier & Toso
Located in Buggiano, IT
Murano chandelier Italy, very rare, 8-light with 18 glasses, hand assembled, from 1970s, of the famous luxury brand company Barovier & Toso Size cm.: 52 x 70 x 23 H" In working con...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Steel

Modern Murano White Glass 12-Light Chandelier
Located in Dallas, TX
Large scale modern Murano glass chandelier with 12 lights. Interesting scale and shape to this along with beautiful milky white glass. Stunning!!
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Mazzega Murano Mid-Century Globe Pendant Light, Italy 1960s
By Mazzega
Located in New York, NY
A Classic and highly desirable form with a transparent wavy line that wraps around the predominantly white globe. There are several available.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

20th Century Italian Venetian Six-Light Chandelier with Floral Sprays, 1940s
By Murano 5
Located in Roma, RM
Italian Venetian chandelier, Murano, 1940 circa, six light. Fantastic the play of colors of the glasses blue and the red and blue flowers, a remarkable work of art by the masters of...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Smoked Glass

Midcentury Clear Murano Glass Six-Light Chandelier
Located in Troy, MI
Murano chandelier in clear, mouth blown glass, circa 1960s. Original ceiling canopy, top tier of curled stems and six curved arms with petal-edged bobeches. New wiring for US electri...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Chandelier Ceiling Light Glass Flowers, Murano, 1980
By Seguso Vetri d'Arte
Located in Budapest, HU
Imposing chandelier in welded and painted iron. Original plant in good condition with flowers handmade by the glass master and individually mounted on the iron structure. Removable r...
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Late 20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Iron

6 Light Mid-Century Modern Chandelier by Carlo Nason for Mazzega in Murano Glass
By Mazzega, Carlo Nason
Located in Merida, Yucatan
Six-light Mid-Century Modern chandelier in chromed hardware and handblown Murano glass by Mazzega, with Carlo Nason glass, Murano, Italy, circa 1970.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Space Age Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Ten-Light Mid-Century Modern Chandelier by Carlo Nason for Mazzega, Murano Glass
By Mazzega, Carlo Nason
Located in Merida, Yucatan
Ten-light Mid-Century Modern chandelier in chromed hardware and handblown Murano glass by Mazzega, with Carlo Nason glass, Murano, Italy, circa 1970.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Space Age Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Venetian Polychrome Murano Glass 8-Light Chandelier
Located in Stockholm, SE
A large 19th century Venetian polychrome Murano glass eight-light chandelier with scrolled candle arms, decorated with flowers and leaves. Murano glass chandeliers have a unique ...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Carlo Nason for Mazzega Chandelier Light, 1970s
By Mazzega, Carlo Nason
Located in Saint Ouen, FR
This beautifully made chandelier is formed of "C" curved Murano pieces. Carlo Nason (from a family of glass blower) produced geometric lighting for Mazzega (Italian maker). Italy, ci...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Italian Murano Glass Nine-Light Chandelier
Located in Fairfax, VA
Italian Murano blown glass nine-light chandelier, 1950s.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Bronze

Custom Made Murano Glass Chandelier with 12-Light
Located in Dallas, TX
Amazing custom made Murano glass chandelier in a shade of pale green. Fabulous for modern decor and can be made in any color. A Legacy exclusive!
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Vintage Italian Murano Glass and Brass 6-Light Chandelier
Located in Dallas, TX
Elegant vintage Italian Murano glass and brass 6-light chandelier. Beautiful sparkling gold colored glass creates a polished look. Exquisite!
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Mid-20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Vintage Murano Glass 15-Light Chandelier by Venini
Located in Dallas, TX
Exceptional vintage Murano glass 15-light chandelier by Venini. Lovely Murano glass with brass details. Creates a beautiful sparkling image!
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Large Scale Vintage Murano Glass 12-Light Chandelier
Located in Dallas, TX
Extraordinary large scale vintage Murano glass chandelier with 12 lights. Featuring beautiful curved arms along with leaves and flowers. Creates a breath taking image. Stunning!
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Mid-20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Mid-Century Clear Five-Light Murano Glass Chandelier
Located in Troy, MI
Clear Murano glass chandelier has elegant lines with five arms and ribbed bobeches, circa 1960s, long slender drops and a clear glass ceiling canopy. Excellent vintage condition with...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Mid-Century Modern Pendant Light by Mazzega in Murano Opalescent Glass
By Mazzega
Located in Merida, Yucatan
Large Mid-Century Modern bell-shaped pendant light by Mazzega in Murano opalescent glass. The bell alone measures, 41 cm tall and 36 cm at its widest point.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Original Carlo Nason for Mazzega Six-Light Chandelier
By Carlo Nason, Mazzega
Located in East Hampton, NY
This beautiful and RARE fixture is comprised of six beaker style milky and clear Murano glass pieces for six (6) lights. The structure in brushed steel is futuristic and modern. Newl...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Steel

Murano Glass and Brass Chandelier, Flush Mount Light
Located in Antwerp, BE
Italian chandelier. Brass and Murano glass chandelier, flush mount light. Diameter: 60 cm.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Mid-Century Modern Mazzega Blue Glass 15-Light Chandelier
By Mazzega
Located in Coimbra, PT
Gorgeous Italian chandelier with 6 layers of turquoise blue glass Measures: Diameter 25.6 in / 65 cm Height 31.5 in (chain 6 in) / 80 cm (chain 15cm) Weight: 33 lb /15 kg 15-light bu...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Huge Italian 16-Light Murano Crystal Chandelier, circa 1920s
Located in Wiesbaden, Hessen
A wonderful very large sixteen light Murano glass and cut crystal silvered chandelier, Italy, circa 1920s. This beautiful handcrafted fixture is made of silvered brass elements, Mur...
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Vintage 1920s Italian Empire Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal

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Murano Chandelier 8 Light For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the murano chandelier 8 light you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Each murano chandelier 8 light for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using glass, murano glass and metal. Find 446 options for an antique or vintage murano chandelier 8 light now, or shop our selection of 97 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. Your living room may not be complete without a murano chandelier 8 light — find older editions for sale from the 19th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. A murano chandelier 8 light is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Mid-Century Modern, Modern and Art Deco styles are sought with frequency. You’ll likely find more than one murano chandelier 8 light that is appealing in its simplicity, but Kalmar Lighting, Doria Leuchten and Mazzega Murano produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much are Murano Chandelier 8 Light?

Prices for a murano chandelier 8 light can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $250 and can go as high as $135,342, while the average can fetch as much as $3,372.

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.