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Fantastic Franco Luce for Seguso Murano Glass and Brass Chandelier, 1970s
By Franco Luce
Located in Rome, IT
Elegant two-tier chandelier with eight white "lattimo" striated glass petals supported by a gold-plated hardware by Franco Luce, Murano, Italy, 1970s. Excellent vintage condition.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Murano Six-Tier Felci Glass Chandelier, 52 Glasses
By Barovier&Toso
Located in Gaiarine Frazione Francenigo (TV), IT
Beautiful and huge Italian Murano chandelier composed of 52 splendid transparent glasses that give a very elegant look Period: 1970s Dimensions: 55.10 inches (140 cm) height with cha...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Italian Vintage Murano Chandelier, 50 Glass Rondini
Located in Gaiarine Frazione Francenigo (TV), IT
Rare Italian vintage Murano chandelier. The fixture is made up of 41 individual hand blown glass elements hanging (transparent and white “lattimo”) from a chrome frame. Each piece cl...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Pair of Pink Polar Murano Glass Chandelier, Italy, 1970s
Located in Rome, IT
Spectacular Murano chandelier. It consists of dozens of pure Murano glass leaves. Four E 27 lights. Measures: Height with chain cm 100 (39 inches) without chain cm 40 (16 inches).
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Spectacular Pair of Chandeliers, Murano, 1970s
Located in Budapest, HU
Amazing and elegant hand blown pair of Murano chandeliers, circa 1970. From Banca azionale del Lavoro in Roma.
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Late 20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Spectacular Pair of Chandeliers by Barovier & Toso, Murano, 1970s
By Barovier&Toso
Located in Budapest, HU
Amazing and elegant handblown pair of Murano chandeliers by Barovier & Toso, circa 1970. From Banca azionale del Lavoro in Roma.
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Late 20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Italian Murano Petal Chandeliers, Murano
Located in Budapest, HU
Pair of huge Italian vintage Murano chandeliers made by 74 glass petals (transparent crystal, smooth outside, with crystal powder and then rough inside in a chrome frame, period 197...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Pair of Italian Murano Petals Chandeliers, Murano
Located in Budapest, HU
Pair of huge Italian vintage Murano chandeliers made by 52 glass petals (transparent crystal, smooth outside, with crystal powder and then rough inside in a chrome frame. Period: 19...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Chandelier by Aldo Nason for Mazzega Murano, Italy, 1970s
By Mazzega, Aldo Nason
Located in SAINT-OUEN, FR
Ribbon model chandelier or ceiling pendant light by the designer Aldo Nason for Mazzega, blown Murano glass, metal chrome. Famous manufacture like Carlo Nason, Venini, Vistosi, VeArt...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Space Age Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Chrome

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

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

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Murano Glass

1 of 2 Murano Ball Pendant Light by Doria, Germany, 1970s
By Doria Leuchten Germany
Located in Aachen, DE
Doria ceiling light with large volcanic Murano glass ball. High quality of materials - gives a wonderful light effect when it is on. Heavy quality and in very good condition. Cle...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Square Glass Ceiling Light by Veca, 1970s, Italy
By VECA
Located in Hagenbach, DE
A beautiful square glass hanging lamp made in Italy in the 1970s. The light is made of thick glass. It has an amazing transparent color and it is very solid. The four glass parts are...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Elegant Chandelier in the Style of Venini ‘1970’
By Venini
Located in Rome, IT
Elegant chandelier in Murano glass in the style of Venini.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Round Crystal Ice Glass Bowl by Doria, 1970s, Germany
By Doria Leuchten Germany
Located in Hagenbach, DE
A beautiful glass bowl hanging lamp made in Germany in the 1970s. The light is made of Murano glass. It has an amazing transparent color and it is very solid. The top of the lamp is ...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

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

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Aluminum

Space Age Mazzega Sputnik Chandelier, Textured Murano Glass, 1970s, Italy
By AVMazzega, Mazzega, Angelo Vittorio Mazzega
Located in Vienna, AT
Beautiful Space Age chandelier manufactured by A.V. Mazzega, with the characteristic blown glass of Murano. This lamp is a striking appearance in any room. Due to the sublime combina...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Space Age Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Polar Murano Glass Chandelier, Italy, 1970s
Located in Rome, IT
Spectacular pair of Murano chandelier. It consists of dozens of pure Murano glass leaves. Four E 27 lights. Measures: Height with chain cm 100 (39 inches) without chain cm 40 (16...
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

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

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Blown Glass

Fabulous Murano Glass Polar Chandelier, 1970s
Located in Rome, IT
Murano Polar ice chandelier, each with 88 precious handblown glass leaves hanging on the brass frame. Spectacular light effect. Available also a pair and four pair of sconces. Prov...
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Pair of Modern Vistosi Disc Murano Glass Chandelier, 1970s
By Vistosi
Located in Rome, IT
Each chandelier is made of 52 discs of precious Murano glass are arranged on four levels. Nine lights.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Pair of Modern Vistosi Disc Murano Glass Chandelier, 1970s
By Vistosi
Located in Rome, IT
Each chandelier is made of 52 discs of precious Murano glass are arranged on four levels. Nine lights.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Felci Fern Opaline Glass Barovier & Toso Murano Glass Chandelier, 1970s
By Barovier&Toso, Venini
Located in Tavarnelle val di Pesa, Florence
Great midcentury chandelier. Four tiers of Felci elements to tightly fence the bulb and the hardware. Hard to find true opaline glass which shows his unique fading from blue to amb...
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Opaline Glass, Art Glass, Murano Glass

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

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Brass

Barovier & Toso Mid-Century Modern Amber Murano Glass Ceiling Chandelier, 1970s
By Barovier&Toso
Located in Murano, Venezia
A very important ceiling lamp for its great size that reaches a diameter of 130 cm (inches 51.18). Composed of 32 glass elements called "Plates", in this beautiful ceiling light you...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Art Glass, Murano Glass

Felci Fern Clear Glass Barovier and Toso Murano Chandelier, 1970s
By Barovier&Toso, Venini
Located in Tavarnelle val di Pesa, Florence
Great midcentury chandelier. Four tiers of Felci elements to tightly fence the bulb and the hardware. Clear glass for a greater light output, the design on the leaves amplifies the ...
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Art Glass, Murano Glass

Pair of Murano Glass Polar Chandeliers Italian Modern, 1970s
Located in Rome, IT
Murano polar ice chandelier, each with 88 precious hand blown glass leaves hanging on the brass frame. Spectacular light effect. Available three pairs of sconces. Provenance from a...
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Pair of Midcentury Amber Murano Glass Discs Italian Chandeliers, 1970s
By Vistosi
Located in Rome, IT
Each chandelier is formed by 24 honey discs of precious Murano glass are arranged on floor levels. Nine lights. Measures: Height without chain 50 cm. Available also with white and p...
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Hollywood Regency Murano Glass Calla Lily Chandelier by Franco Luce, Italy 1970s
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
Elegant Hollywood Regency chandelier by Franco Luce with five large Murano glass calla lilies, gold plated brass structure, Italy, 1970s. The glass globes are in very good condition,...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Pair of Vistosi Disc Murano Chandelier, 1970s
By Vistosi
Located in Rome, IT
The 24 discs of precious Murano glass are arranged on three levels.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Pair of Vistosi Midcentury Amber Murano Glass Discs Italian Chandeliers, 1970s
By Vistosi
Located in Rome, IT
Each chandelier is formed by 24 honey discs of precious Murano glass are arranged on floor levels. Nine lights. Measures: Height without chain 50 cm. Available also with white discs.
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Pair of Murano Disc Chandelier by Vistosi, Murano, 1970s
By Vistosi
Located in Rome, IT
Spectacular pair of chandelier by Vistosi made of 50 pink Murano discs.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Pair of Murano Disc Chandelier by Vistosi, Murano, 1970s
By Vistosi
Located in Rome, IT
Spectacular pair of chandelier by Vistosi made of 50 pink Murano discs.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Charming Murano Disc Chandelier by Vistosi, 1970s
By Vistosi
Located in Rome, IT
Spectacular chandelier by Vistosi made of 50 Murano discs white and violet put on five floors.  
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Late 20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Charming Pair of Vistosi Chandeliers, Murano, 1970s
By Vistosi
Located in Rome, IT
24 Murano discs for each chandelier mounted on three levels: 12+8+4 amethyst glass handblown.
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Pair of Italian Disc Chandeliers by Vistosi, Murano, 1970s
By Vistosi
Located in Budapest, HU
Each chandelier is formed by 23 honey discs of precious Murano glass are arranged on floor levels. Nine lights. Measures: Height without chain 50 cm.
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Late 20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Fabulous Chandelier Amethyst or Pink Murano Glass Discs by Gino Vistosi, 1970s
By Vistosi
Located in Rome, IT
A chandelier of rare beauty and elegance. 87 Murano glass discs Amethyst by Gino Vistosi, disposed in six rows, forming a pyramid. A pair is available.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Iron

Majestic Chandelier Amethyst or Pink Murano Glass Discs by Gino Vistosi, 1970s
By Vistosi
Located in Rome, IT
A chandelier of rare beauty and elegance. 136 Murano glass discs amethyst by Gino Vistosi, disposed in ten rows, forming two overlapping pyramids. A pair is available. DIMENSIONS H ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Iron

Majestic Chandelier Amethyst or Pink Murano Glass Discs by Gino Vistosi, 1970s
By Vistosi
Located in Rome, IT
A chandelier of rare beauty and elegance. 136 Murano glass discs Amethyst by Gino Vistosi, disposed in ten rows, forming two overlapping pyramids. A pair is available.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Iron

Mid-Century Modern Murano Glass Chandelier by Venini Art Glass VeArt, circa 1970
By Venini
Located in Merida, Yucatan
Beautiful and large pendant light in clear glass with green and amber tones attributed to Venini, circa 1970.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Pair of Pink Murano Glass Disc Chandelier Italian Design by Gino Vistosi, 1970s
By Vistosi
Located in Rome, IT
A chandelier of rare beauty and elegance. 136 Murano glass discs amethyst by Gino Vistosi, disposed in ten rows, forming two overlapping pyramids. Available also with white and ambe...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Iron

Pair of Pink Amethyst Murano Disc Chandelier, 1970s
By Vistosi
Located in Rome, IT
Spectacular pair of Vistosi chandelier, each made with 50 pink Murano discs. Available also with a withe or amber discs. Chrome frame with nine E14 light bulbs. Adaptable to any el...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Fantastic Pair of Charming Disc Chandelier by Vistosi, Murano, 1970s
By Vistosi
Located in Rome, IT
Each chandelier is made of 50 Murano discs violet put on five floors.  
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Late 20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Barovier & Toso Mid-Century Modern Opaline Murano Glass Chandelier, 1972
By Barovier&Toso
Located in Murano, Venezia
Designed in 1972 by Barovier & Toso, this chandelier contains 65 opaline-colored elements. The chandelier can be reconditioned according to the country of destination. It has 10 lig...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Art Glass, Murano Glass

Fantastic "Sputnik" Style Murano Chandelier
By Cenedese
Located in Bois-Colombes, FR
Very nice Murano glass Sputnik chandelier. Possibility of a second one. Price given for one.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Modern and Rare Murano Chandelier with Glass Rods
By Gaetano Sciolari
Located in Miami, FL
An unusual chandelier. The frame is gold plated, rectangular ceiling plate. The glass rods are of different lengths. Takes eight regular chandelier bulbs. It is a piece of jewelry ha...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

Murano Ball Pendant Light by Doria, Germany, 1970s
By Doria Leuchten Germany
Located in Aachen, DE
Doria ceiling light with large volcanic Murano glass ball. High quality of materials, gives a wonderful light effect when it is on. High quality and in very good condition. Clean...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Pair of Murano Pendants of Murano by Nason for Mazzega, 1970s
By Carlo Nason
Located in Rome, IT
Very rare Murano glass made by one of the great protagonists of the artistic glass creativity. Each of them is formed by two large massive glasses.
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Late 20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Large Architectural Oval Shaped Brass and Grey Murano Glass Ten-Light Chandelier
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
This chandelier has got a very unusual shape since it is slightly oval. It features ten brass arms ending with high grey Murano frozen glass shades and large crystal turned bowls. ...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

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

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Murano Glass

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

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Brass, Gold Plate

Mid-Century Italian Murano Franco Luce Art Glass and Gilt Brass Chandelier, Pair
By Franco Luce
Located in Coimbra, PT
Awesome pair of 1970s vintage Italian Murano Lily Calla art-hlass shades gilt chandelier and flower bouquet. Franco Luce Seguso chandelier with five handblown Murano glass leaves, wh...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Large Murano Calla Lily & Flower Chandelier by Franco Luce, Art Glass Gilt Brass
By Franco Luce
Located in Coimbra, PT
Awesome 1970s vintage Italian Murano Lily Calla art glass shades gilt chandelier. Franco Luce Seguso chandelier with hand blown Murano glass shades, white and clear glass and gold-pl...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Gold Plate

Stunning Gilt Brass, Crystal Glass Light Fixture Palazzo, Kalmar, Austria, 1970
By Kalmar Lighting
Located in Aachen, DE
Wonderful gilt brass light fixture made by Kalmar (Series: Palazzo), Austria, manufactured, circa 1970-1979. Three tiers structure gathering many structured glasses, beautifully ref...
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Vintage 1970s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Brass

J.T. Kalmar Flush Mount Chandelier Tulip Murano Glass & Brass, Austria, 1970s
By J.T. Kalmar
Located in Niederdorfelden, Hessen
Elegant flush mount chandelier with 12 clear and white Murano glass elements on brass frame. Manufactured by J.T. Kalmar, Vienna, Austria in the 1960s. Design: Julius Theodor Kalma...
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Vintage 1960s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Flush Mount

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Brass

Spectacular Sputnik Chandelier with Snow Glass Balls, Doria, Germany, 1970s
By Doria Leuchten Germany
Located in Aachen, DE
Rare spectacular Sputnik flush mount with glass snowballs designed by Doria, Germany, 1970s Stunning shape and great light effect. All glass balls are in good condition. It needs ...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Flush Mount

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Brass

1970s Translucent and Lattimo Murano Glass Two-Tier Chandelier
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
1970s translucent and lattimo Murano glass two-tier chandelier, of typical form with twenty large blown pendants, resting on a brass frame. Fitted with five upper and three lower can...
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Chandelier Murano Glass, 1970s
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in Vienna, AT
A single piece of handmade Murano glass forms the bell shape of this extraordinary chandelier of Italian origin. The object was most probably manufactured during the 1970s. The stagg...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

  • Chandelier Murano Glass, 1970s
  • Chandelier Murano Glass, 1970s
  • Chandelier Murano Glass, 1970s
  • Chandelier Murano Glass, 1970s
H 39.38 in. Dm 22.84 in.
Italian Midcentury Murano Glass and Chrome Chandelier, 1970s
By Murano 5
Located in Clivio, Varese
Wonderful smoke / dark brown glass chandeliers from Murano with chromed lamp base. Made in Italy in the 1970s. Three same pieces available but sold separately. The lamps are in wo...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Murano Midcentury Art Glass Chandeliers, 1970
By Murano 5
Located in Rome, IT
Brilliant Murano chandelier with glass medallions in cobalt blue and transparent color. Composed of an iron structure, around 120 medallions are hung around it. The chandelier has ...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Iron

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Murano Glass 1970s Chandelier For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the murano glass 1970s chandelier you’re looking for. A murano glass 1970s chandelier — often made from glass, murano glass and metal — can elevate any home. There are 2330 variations of the antique or vintage murano glass 1970s chandelier you’re looking for, while we also have 1 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. There are many kinds of the murano glass 1970s chandelier you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. Each murano glass 1970s chandelier bearing Mid-Century Modern, Modern or Hollywood Regency hallmarks is very popular. You’ll likely find more than one murano glass 1970s chandelier that is appealing in its simplicity, but Mazzega Murano, Vistosi and Kalmar Lighting produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Murano Glass 1970s Chandelier?

Prices for a murano glass 1970s chandelier can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $1 and can go as high as $60,183, while the average can fetch as much as $3,570.

Finding the Right Chandeliers and Pendants for You

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

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

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

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

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

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