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Modern Italian Venetian Chandelier in blown Murano Glass, Orange, 21st Century
Located in Villaverla, IT
Modern, Italian Venetian chandelier in blown Murano glass, in wonderful orange color, completely handcrafted by the Murano Local artist, by following the old school of the blown glas...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass, Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass

Large Curvati Rainbow Ceiling Light, Amber Triedri, 24 Murano Glasses
By Venini
Located in Gaiarine Frazione Francenigo (TV), IT
Murano ceiling light amber glass with three layers of curving “triedri” glass prisms on an exagonal chrome structure. A dynamic form, changing as you move around it, due to the overl...
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1990s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Mid-Century Modern Chrome Kaiser 9-Arm Space Age Chandelier, 1960s, Germany
By Kaiser Leuchten
Located in Hagenbach, DE
A midcentury chandelier made in Germany in the 1960s. It is fascinating with its Space Age design and nine opal glass balls. The body of the light is made of chrome metal, including ...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

1970s Design Chandelier
Located in Halluin, FR
Sculpted glass and psychedelic fabric for this chandelier in total retro and 1970s look.
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Late 20th Century French Space Age Chandeliers and Pendants

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Fabric, Glass

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H 6.3 in. Dm 11.82 in.
Rare Early 20th Century Brass & Orange Glass Ships Model Lantern Pendant Light
Located in Lisse, NL
Rare ships lantern inspired light fixture with original round glass If you are looking for a stylish Arts & Crafts pendant to create a warm atmosphere in your entrance, in your bedr...
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Early 20th Century Dutch Arts and Crafts Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Vintage European White Opaline Glass Metal-Top Pendant Lights
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Opaline glass pendant. 2 meter / 80" black wire 2.20 kg / 4.9 lb Priced per individual item. All lamps have been made suitable by international standards for incandescent ligh...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Rare Shape Venetian Murano Pendant Light Mouthblown Amber Glass in Frame
Located in Lisse, NL
Large, powder colored and great condition Venetian light fixture. This Midcentury Venetian pendant is not only the largest of it's kind we ever had the pleasure of offering, it also...
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Early 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Iron

Pearl Necklace Pendant Light, Ludovic Clément d’Armont
By Ludovic Clément d’Armont
Located in Geneve, CH
Pearl necklace pendant light, Ludovic Clément d’Armont Every creation of Ludovic Clément d’Armont can be made to order in any requested dimensions. Please contact us for custom made ...
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2010s French Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Exceptional Mid-Century Modern Pendant Lamp by Peill & Putzler, 1970s, Germany
By Peill & Putzler
Located in Munich, DE
Rare and elegant Mid-Century Modern pendant lamp by Peill & Putzler, Germany, 1970s. Executed in glass and black enameled metal. The lamp needs 1 x E27 Edison screw fit bulb, is wit...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Poliedri Chandelier Murano Clear Amber Amethyst Glass
By Venini, Carlo Scarpa
Located in Tavarnelle val di Pesa, Florence
This is a rare size, a bit less than 42 inches 105 cm. The most common and easy to source is the universal 36 inches 90 cm. Fits the need of a large chandelier with more light output...
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Murano Clear and Amber Glass Triedri Chandelier Flush Mount Also
By Venini, J.T. Kalmar, Carlo Scarpa
Located in Tavarnelle val di Pesa, Florence
This chandelier has about 300 elements of triedri elements. There is a combination of clear and amber ones, to give a soft tone but not trapping the light too much. A stunning mosaic...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Enamel

Opaline Glass Round Ceiling Lamp by Glashütte Limburg, 1960s, Germany
By Glashütte Limburg
Located in Hagenbach, DE
Ceiling lamp by Glashütte Limburg made in Germany in the 1960s. It is fascinating with its opaline glass, which is typical for the German brand. The shape of the lamp is similar to a...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

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

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

Midcentury Murano Disc Chandelier, Carlo Nason Design, Pulegoso and Amber, 1980s
By Carlo Nason, Vistosi
Located in Tavarnelle val di Pesa, Florence
This colorful chandelier carries 64 discs made with the rullati technique. The same technique is used to make Renaissance windows. Here the amber color of glass is enhanced with pule...
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Iron

Italian Orange Glass Pendant, Italy, 1960s
Located in Steenwijk, NL
This glass pendant light is documented in a catalogue by the company of 'Indoor'. This was the importer and dealer of light brands as Vistosi, Venini and Arteluce in The Netherlands....
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Venini Style Orange Glass Pendant Lamp, Italy, 1960
Located in Etten-Leur, NL
Very nice pendant lamp in the style of Venini, but by unknown designer or manufacturer, Italy, 1960. This lamp is made of hand blown thick clear orange colored glass with a white ins...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Large Vintage Orange Glass Pendant Lamp, 1960s
Located in Steenwijk, NL
This is a very nice orange glass pendant lamp in an elegant shape. The opaline white inside gives a beautiful soft light. The origin of this lamp is unknown to us. The hanging system...
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Vintage 1960s European Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Vintage Danish Orange Glass Pendant by Holmegaard, 1960s
By Holmegaard
Located in Nibe, Nordjylland
Vintage Danish orange glass pendant by Holmegaard, 1960s. Danish modern ceiling lamp in opaline glass made by Danish glass works Holmegaard. This is the rare version in a warm and v...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Opaline Glass

Mid Century Modern Orange Italian Murano Glass Pendant Light, 1950's
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Bedford Hills, NY
Vibrant orange Murano glass pendant light, 1950s. Rewired and ready to hang.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Orange Glass Pendant by Gino Vistosi for Murano, 1950s, Italy
By Gino Vistosi, Murano 5
Located in Delft, NL
Orange glass pendant by Gino Vistosi, 1950s, Italy Gino Vistosi for Murano, Italy An orange glass tube with metal hang system (3 metal rods with screw) It is newly black fabri...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Vintage Scandinavian Cased Orange Glass Pendant Lamp, 1960s
By Gino Vistosi
Located in Esbjerg, DK
A tall organically shaped pendant lamp in cased orange glass. It was possibly designed by Gino Vistosi. Please notice that it has a few flee-bites, niks to the inside of the shade at...
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Vintage 1960s European Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Orange Glass Pendant L 51 by Alessandro Pianon for Vistosi, 1960s
By Vistosi, Alessandro Pianon
Located in Rotterdam, NL
Orange Murano glass pendant L 51 by Alessandro Pianon for Venetian glassmaker Vistosi. It was designed in the 1960s. Overall the pendant is in very good condition, although the op...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Vintage 1960s Orange Glass Pendant Light, Hans-Agne Jakobsson, Markaryd, Sweden
By Hans-Agne Jakobsson
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
Orange glass pendant light by Hans-Agne Jakobsson. Producer Hans-Agne Jakobsson A.B. Markaryd, Sweden, 1960s. This pendant light was designed by Hans-Agne Jakobsson in the 1...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Tall Orange Glass Pendant Light by Gino Vistosi Murano, Italy, 1960s
By Gino Vistosi, Vistosi
Located in Steenwijk, NL
This is a great item. Great in size and in beauty. Beautiful orange glass with an opaline inside for a very warm and soft light. We have this design documented as designed by Gino ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Set of Two Orange Glass Pendant Lights by Gino Vistosi, Italy, 1960s
By Gino Vistosi
Located in Steenwijk, NL
This set of two orange glass pendant lights is in a great condition. Fully original socket and brass fixture, with new wiring. These two lights are a design by Gino Vistosi and are...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Helena Tynell Blue and Orange Glass Pendant for Flygsfors, Sweden, 1960s
By Helena Tynell, Flygsfors
Located in Maastricht, NL
A Helena Tynell pendant made of double layered glass for Flygsfors, Sweden. The outer layer is made of a thick, textured blue glass and the layer on the inside is orange. The orange ...
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Set of Two Orange Glass Pendant Lights by Hans-Agne Jakobsson, Sweden, 1960s
By Hans-Agne Jakobsson
Located in Steenwijk, NL
Great set of two orange pendant lights by Hans-Agne Jakobsson from Sweden. Both lights are in excellent condition and come with their old but original carton boxes. The opaline glass...
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Orange Murano Glass Pendant Light by Vistosi
By Vistosi
Located in Antwerp, BE
Italian Murano glass ceiling light by Vistosi.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Orange Cased Glass Vistosi Pendant. Italy, 1960s
By Vistosi
Located in Maastricht, NL
Pendant lamp by Vistosi in cased glass, orange over white.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Midcentury Orange Cased Glass Pendant Lamp, 1960s
By Gino Vistosi
Located in Esbjerg, DK
A tall organically shaped pendant lamp in cased orange glass. It was possibly designed by Gino Vistosi. Please notice that it has a few flee-bites - niks to the inside of the shade a...
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Vintage 1960s European Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Pendant Light, Orange Acrylic Glass Black Metal, 1970
By Glashütte Limburg
Located in Graz, AT
A pendant light made of a perforated metal belt and orange plexiglass, manufactured in Mid-Century, circa 1970 (late 1960s or early 1970s). The acrylic glass has been blown through t...
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Vintage 1970s European Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

1970s German Peill & Putzler Glacial Orange & White Cast Glass Pendant Light
By Peill & Putzler
Located in London, GB
A very unusual 1970s German Peill & Putzler orange cast glass, with a white interior, glass pendant hanging light which is formed in the shape of frozen glaciers and snow covered mou...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass, Art Glass

1960s French Brass Mid-Century Modern Orange Blown Glass Pendant Light
Located in New York, NY
1960s Mid-Century Modern pendant light with an orange blown glass shade and neck with a brass center from France. This light has a small chip. Sold in as is condition. This can be se...
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Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

1950s Murano, Venini & Co. Round Pendant in Orange and White Cased Glass
By Venini
Located in Bainbridge, NY
Large Italian Modern Murano Venini Lamp Co. Adjustable Hanging Lamp, circa 1950's. Featuring a large bell shaped cased glass shade with Orange exterior and White interior. Shown with...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Midcentury Encased and Blown Glass Pendant with Orange Murrine, Italy
Located in Bresso, Lombardy
1950s. Made in encased and blown glass with orange murrine. It might show slight traces of use, but it can be considered as in excellent original condition and ready to give ambiance...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass, Murrine

1970s French Mid-Century Modern Orange Opaline Glass Pendant Light
Located in New York, NY
Mid-Century Modern opaline glass orange pendant light fixture from 1970s, France. This can be viewed at one of our New York City locations. Please inquire for the exact address.
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Vintage 1970s French Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Opaline Glass

Large Murano Glass Chandelier with 40 Glass Leaves
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Antwerp, BE
Large Murano glass chandelier with four rows off clear and orange glass leaves. The body is composed of 40 leaf-form glass suspended from a chrome frame.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Pair of 1970s Orange Peill & Putzler Pendant Lights
By Peill & Putzler
Located in London, GB
A wonderful and striking, pair of 1970s pendant hanging lights which were manufactured in Germany by Peill & Putzler. Each shade is made of hand-blown orange glass on the outside wit...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass, Blown Glass, Plastic

Mid-Century Burnt Orange Art Glass and Brass Pendant Chandelier
Located in Atlanta, GA
Swedish Art Glass bow-tie pendant chandelier in amber or burnt orange textured glass with brass accents. Double-triangular shape offers up to two 100 watt bulbs. Recently rewired t...
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20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Mid-Century Modern Pendant Lamp in Orange Glass and Chrome by Peill & Putzler
By Peill & Putzler
Located in Grand Cayman, KY
Chic with the vibe of midcentury cool. This orange opaque glass pendant lamp has sumptuous curves, elegant chrome-plated accents including a "floating" pull handle. Made by high q...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Camer Glass Mid-Century Modern Amber Black Triedri Murano Chandelier, 1980
By Camer Glass
Located in Murano, Venezia
A beautiful and impressive chandelier suitable, due to its important height, to spacious rooms and high ceilings. The chandelier creates magnificent reflections of light thanks to ...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Art Glass, Murano Glass

Three Tubular Glass Pendant Lights, Two Deep Red, One Orange, 1960s
Located in Kansas City, MO
A set of three pendant lamps, two red, one orange on approximately 30 inch cords. The glass shades measure 12 3/4 inches by 4 3/4 inch diameter. Very good original condition. No chip...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Pendant by Mazzega with 5 Globes of Clear Glass with Orange Inclusions
By AVMazzega
Located in Verviers, BE
Pendant with a globe of clear glass with orange inclusions, Italy, 1970 by Mazzega. Casting a beautiful rippled light across a wall and ceiling. Complete restoration The lamp wo...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass, Hardwood

Space Age Orange Glass Chandelier, 1960s
Located in Budapest, HU
Space Age orange glass chandelier, 1960s.
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Large Glass Pendant by Helena Tynell, 1960s, Orange, Green and White
By Helena Tynell, Flygsfors
Located in Vienna, AT
Bold glass pendant designed by Helena Tynell for Flygsfors, Sweden, 1960s. A large tiered hexagonal white glass diffuser with bold painterly streaks of orange and green and an organi...
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Italian Orange Glass Bell Jar Lantern
Located in Stamford, CT
Orange glass bell jar lantern. New old stock. Includes canopy.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Pendant by Mazzega with Globes of Clear Glass with Orange Inclusions
By AVMazzega
Located in Verviers, BE
Pendant with globe of clear glass with orange inclusions, Italy, 1970 by Mazzega. Casting a beautiful rippled light across a wall and ceiling. Measures: Globe diameter 20 cm, 7.8 i...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass, Hardwood

Glass Pendant Light
Located in Antwerp, BE
Art Deco glass and brass pendant light. Measures: Diameter:35 cm. Height:55 cm. One E27 bulb.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

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H 21.66 in. Dm 13.78 in.
Orange Glass Blown 'Bowl' B-1009.21 Pendant Lamp by RAAK, 14 Available
By RAAK
Located in Steenwijk, NL
This beautiful orange glass pendant model 'Bowl' was made by RAAK in the 1970s. It is mouth blown and handcut by a master glassblower, that marks the individuality of each lamp. The ...
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Vintage 1970s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Vintage Retro Funky Orange Tassel Pendant, 20th Century
Located in London, GB
Reclaimed vintage orange glass pendant with multi colored tassel decorations and a single bayonet fitting. Overall size below, the light itself is 15cm high and 11cm diameter at the ...
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20th Century European Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Orange Stained Glass Ceiling Lamp, 1930s
Located in Delft, NL
Orange and red stained glass ceiling lamp, 1930s Antique glass The metal large size chain is approx. 1 meter long The height is 40 cm and 30 cm diagonal.
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20th Century Dutch Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

1960's Orange Glass Lampshades, 20th Century
Located in London, GB
1960's orange glass lampshades. All electrical work/installation must be undertaken by a qualified electrician.
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20th Century European Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Orange Cased Glass Light Pendants by Holmegaard
By Holmegaard
Located in Chicago, IL
Pair of 1960s orange cased glass light pendants having walnut detail by Holmegaard of Denmark.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Pair of Mid Century Blood Orange Color Crackle Glass Pendant Lights, Italy
Located in Bedford Hills, NY
Beautiful pair of vibrant blood orange color pendant lights, Italy, 1960s. Rewiring recommended.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Jacob Bang Glass Pendant
By Jacob Eiler Bang, Fog & Mørup
Located in Dronten, NL
Coral colored opaline glass pendant designed in 1963 by Jacob E. Bang for Fog & Mørup, Denmark.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

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H 16.54 in. Dm 4.73 in.
Danish Jo Hammerborg Orange White Glass Teak Pisa Pendant for Fog & Mørup, 1963
By Holmegaard, Jo Hammerborg, Fog & Mørup
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Danish midcentury modern orange / warm yellow glass pendant by acclaimed designer Johannes Hammerborg for Fog & Mørup with Danish Holmegaard glass. This model called Pisa (E 5924) wa...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass, Opaline Glass, Teak

Large Midcentury Glass Pendant
Located in Vienna, AT
Double layered glass opaline and amber. Made in the 1960s in Czechoslovakia. Lamp only: 30x30cm, total height can be customized.
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Vintage 1960s Czech Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Steel

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H 29.53 in. Dm 13.78 in.
Orange and Yellow Murano Glass Shade and Brass 1950s Pendant by Stilnovo
By Stilnovo
Located in Varese, Lombardia
This beautiful pendant was produced in Italy in the late 1950s. It is made from a Black painted brass structure and 2 large Murano glass shade (50 cm height). Each shade features one...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Vintage Orange Glass and Brass Ceiling Lamp
Located in Steenwijk, NL
This elegant ceiling lamp is made of orange colored glass with a white inside and brass details. The glass is hung to the ceiling fixture by the brass ring with three attached wires....
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Vintage 1960s European Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

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Orange Glass Pendant For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the orange glass pendant you’re looking for. Frequently made of glass, metal and blown glass, every orange glass pendant was constructed with great care. If you’re shopping for an orange glass pendant, we have 435 options in-stock, while there are 110 modern editions to choose from as well. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer orange glass pendant, there are earlier versions available from the 19th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. An orange glass pendant, designed in the Mid-Century Modern, Modern or Art Deco style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. You’ll likely find more than one orange glass pendant that is appealing in its simplicity, but Barovier&Toso, Vistosi and Venini produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Orange Glass Pendant?

An orange glass pendant can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $2,344, while the lowest priced sells for $192 and the highest can go for as much as $226,100.

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.