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Majestic Pair of Murano Chandeliers, Murano
By Venini
Located in Budapest, HU
Fantastic pair of Murano chandeliers by 86 Murano crystal transparent prism in a nickel metal frame. The shape of this chandelier is spiral. Period: late 20th century Dimensions: 6...
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Late 20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Pair of Disc Murano Glass Chandeliers by Vistosi Style
By Vistosi
Located in Budapest, HU
Vistosi midcentury pink discs Murano glass Italian chandeliers. Spectacular pair chandeliers by Vistosi made in Murano formed by 23 pink discs of precious Murano glass are arrange...
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Late 20th Century Italian 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

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

Pair of Italian Murano Six-Tier Felci Glass Chandeliers
By Mazzega
Located in Budapest, HU
Beautiful and huge pair of Italian Murano chandeliers composed of 52 splendid pink glasses that give a very elegant look Period: 1970s Dimensions: 55.10 inches (140 cm) height with...
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Late 20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

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 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

Mid-20th Pair Italian Triedri Glass Chandeliers, 265 trasparent Prism, Murano
By Venini
Located in Budapest, HU
Pair Triedri Murano glass chandeliers, 265 trasparent prism A magnificent Murano glass chandelier, 265 pink triedri on crome frame. This large midcentury Italian chandelier is truly...
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Late 20th Century European Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Pair of Kalmar Ice Glass Chandeliers Pendant Lights, 1970
By Kalmar Lighting
Located in Graz, AT
A pair of beautiful ice glass light fixtures by Kalmar, Austria, manufactured in midcentury, circa 1970 (late 1960s or early 1970s). Each chandelier is made of 28 massive ice blocks ...
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Vintage 1960s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Chrome

Pair of Italian Midcentury Pendants with Cutted Crystal Gemme, Milano, 1970s
Located in Milano, IT
Decorative and fine pair of chandeliers/pendants made in 1970 in Milano. Bunch of cutted crystals "Gemme" with a brass structure and one source of light; the crystals radiate a spec...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Metal, Brass

Pair of Midcentury Pendant Lights Opaque Molded Plastic Lanterns c1950-60
Located in FR
Pair of midcentury pendant lights opaque molded plastic lanterns, circa 1950-1960 Unusual diamond lozenge opaque Lucite Black plastic trim The drop can be adjusted In good vintage co...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Plastic

Pair of Petromax Donut Tank Lamps
By Petromax
Located in Peekskill, NY
This is one of my favourite lamps and we have brought them back from all-over the world. This example is German. What we find interesting interesting with its many unique details inc...
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Early 20th Century German Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Steel

Pair Large Murano Italian Chandeliers with Glass Leaves
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Pair (or sold individually) large Murano chandeliers each with nine-lights and five rows of clear textured glass leaves. Each uses nine 40-watt candelabra size bulbs. The Murano glas...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Pair of Moderne Silver and Glass Chandeliers, Sold Individually
Located in New York, NY
Pair of 1960s Swedish silver plated and molded glass chandeliers with 8-light each. Sold individually. Measurements: Diameter 38" Minimum drop 20.5" (adjustable).
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Beaded Crystal Chandelier Antique Ceiling Lamp Lustre Art Nouveau 2 Pieces, Pair
Located in Berlin, DE
2 pieces chandelier ceiling lamp lustre Art Nouveau. The brass frame is surrounded all-over by beaded chains where pear drop cut crystals drops of different dimensions are hanging. ...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Iron

Italian Venetian Pair of Chandeliers, Blown Murano Glass, Triedro Camer G, 1960s
By Camer Glass
Located in Villaverla, IT
Italian Venetian pair of chandeliers, blown Murano glass, triedro elements, attributed to camer glass, 1960s Amazing pair of Murano chandeliers in excellent original condition, as do...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass

Large Pair of Stilnovo Style Cascading Chandeliers with Brass and Glass Shades
By Stilnovo
Located in New York, NY
Grand scale of 6 feet cascading chandeliers in the style of Stilnovo with eight teardrop shaped brass and opaline glass lights. New production, custom-made for Collection 20C gallery...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Fine Pair Doré Etched Bow Bronze Louis XVI Lantern Fixtures Curved Glass Panels
By Edward F. Caldwell & Co.
Located in Roslyn, NY
An elegant pair of doré bronze five-light lanterns with etched ribbed bronze trim on top and bottom of the lanterns are fluted reed trim with cross bows around a curved glass panel a...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Louis XVI Chandeliers and Pendants

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Bronze

Pair of Kalmar Modern Ice Glass Pendants, 1970
By Kalmar Lighting
Located in Rijssen, NL
A pair of very beautiful and elegant modern chandeliers, manufactured by Kalmar Austria in the 1970s. Lovely design, each chandelier has 6 sockets and two layers of extremely stylish...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Pair of Cubic Carved Clear Glass Chandeliers in Style of Kalmar
By Kalmar Lighting
Located in Antwerp, BE
A pair cube shaped suspended cube light, circa 1960s made of clear molded glass panels and nickel metal joiners in the style of Kalmar in Austria.   
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Vintage 1960s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Jeweled Tin Pendants, Pair
Located in Peekskill, NY
This is a nice matching pair. Each shade has 4 cut glass inserts held by a brass ring, blue, red green and amber. Priced and sold as a pair. Measures: 12 inch.
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Early 20th Century American Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Steel

Pair of Kalmar Chandeliers, Glass Nickel, 1970
By Kalmar Lighting, J.T. Kalmar
Located in Graz, AT
A pair of star shaped ceiling lights by Kalmar manufactured in Austria in midcentury, circa 1970 (late 1960s or early 1970s). They are made of frosted ice glass pieces mounted on a w...
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Vintage 1970s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Nickel, Brass

Pair of Downtowns, Natural Selenite Pendant Lamps
Located in Geneve, CH
Pair of downtowns, natural selenite pendant lamps Dimensions: 81 x 81 x 18 cm Lighting: One led 28W / 1800 Lumens Finish: Silver leaf, old silver leaf, gold leaf, old gold leaf, c...
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2010s Brazilian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Stone

  • Pair of Downtowns, Natural Selenite Pendant Lamps
  • Pair of Downtowns, Natural Selenite Pendant Lamps
  • Pair of Downtowns, Natural Selenite Pendant Lamps
  • Pair of Downtowns, Natural Selenite Pendant Lamps
H 7.09 in. W 31.89 in. D 31.89 in.
Pair of Huge Kalmar 'Granada' Chandeliers Flush Mount Lights, Brass Glass, 1970
By J.T. Kalmar, Kalmar Lighting
Located in Graz, AT
Two square and very large 'Granada' light fixtures by J.T. Kalmar, Austria, manufactured in midcentury, circa 1970 (late 1960s-early 1970s). The lamps can be used as pendant light / ...
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Vintage 1970s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Pair of Bumling Ceiling Pendants in Brass, Sweden, 1960s
By Ateljé Lyktan
Located in Stockholm, SE
Produced in Sweden by Ateljé Lyktan, 1960s Design Anders Pehrson. Complete with acrylic diffuser. Great condition with minor signs of usage.     
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Pair of Liberty Pendants or Lanterns by Ercole Barovier, 1940s
By Ercole Barovier
Located in Rome, IT
Elegant pair of liberty brass-mounted pendants by Ercole Barovier, 1940s. Each with three precious Murano glass leaves centered by a hand blown elegant cup. One E27 light bulb suit...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Pair of French Art Deco Pendant / Chandelier signed by Noverdy
By Jean Noverdy
Located in Bronx, NY
A French Art Deco chandelier by the French Artist Jean Noverdy. Six shades with matching hexagonal center coupe in clear frosted glass with intricate flowers with geometric motif de...
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Iron, Nickel

Pair of Murano Glass Cream and Gold Ceiling Light Pendants
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Pair of Italian handblown glass cream colored with gold inclusions ceiling pendants lights. Each suspended on brass chain and ceiling. Newly wired with all new brass fittings, each u...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

Amazing & Rare Mid-Century Modern Holophane Chrome & Glass Pendant Lights, Pair
By Holophane
Located in Lisse, NL
Perfect size and brilliant design pair of French Holophane marked pendants. This is without question the most beautiful and stylish pair of Holophane pendants that we, so far, had t...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

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

Vilhelm Lauritzen Pair of B&G Pendants in Opaline Glass and Brass, Louis Poulsen
By Vilhelm Lauritzen
Located in Odense, DK
Rare set of original "B&G" opaline and brass pendants model 16753 by Danish Designer Vilhelm Lauritzen. Made for the Danish government building "Christiansborg Palace" in 1951. Produ...
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Vintage 1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Pair of Glass and Chromed Steel Pendant Lamps by Kamenický Šenov, 1970s
By Kamenicky Senov
Located in Prague 8, CZ
Glass and chromed cube pendant lamps, 1970s, Czechoslovakia. It was produced by Kamenický Šenov. It is made of glass and metal. It´s composed of thick textured patterned square cut f...
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Vintage 1970s Czech Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Chrome

Limburg Pair of 1970s Vintage "Iron" Rings Glass & Brass Pendant Lights or Lamps
By Glashütte Limburg
Located in Landau an der Isar, Bayern
Limburg Glashütte pair of "iron" rings bell pendant lamps / lights with polished brass hardware. Minimal, geometric and simply shaped small hanging ceiling light fixture made in Germ...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Pair of Giant Italian Chandeliers, Murano
By Toni Zuccheri
Located in Budapest, HU
The chandelier is made by 389 alternating "tronchi" ice, snow and amber. The effect is of majestically elegance.
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1990s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Pair of Majestic Murano Palmette Chandelier, 1970s
By Barovier&Toso
Located in Rome, IT
Pair of luxury Palmette Murano glass chandelier made with 94 original crystal glasses attributed to Barovier & Toso. Gold metal frame. Available also a pair and a pair of sconces. ...
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Pair of Italian Vintage Murano Chandeliers, 1990s
By Mazzega
Located in Rome, IT
Pair of Italian vintage Murano chandeliers made by 24 glass "graniglia" tear drop for each (transparent crystal, smooth outside, with crystal powder and then rough inside.) in a chro...
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Late 20th Century Italian Modern 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 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 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

Pair of 1960s Golden Venetian Glass Dandelion Chandeliers
Located in New York, NY
A beautiful brass and blown glass chandelier with over 160 glass elements. Twelve-light sources. Restored. Originally installed in an Italian resort. Rewired. A longer chain or pole ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Pair of Murano Curved Crystal Chandelier by Carlo Nason
By Carlo Nason
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Murano hand blown clear crystal glass chandelier. (Two pieces) Fixture in plated chrome. Measures: Diameter 40 cm Four bulbs Measure: Height (38 cm) is only for the basket. To...
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Late 20th Century Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

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 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

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

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

Pair of Palatial Doré Bronze Circular Crystal Beaded Ball Chandeliers
Located in Stamford, CT
A pair of doré bronze circular crystal beaded ball chandeliers. Each of these palatial round chandelier take five bulbs and have been totally rewired. The spectacular bronze work fra...
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Mid-20th Century Louis XV Chandeliers and Pendants

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

Carlo Nason Certified, Pair of Midcentury Curvati Chandeliers Clear Triedri 1980
By Carlo Nason, Venini, Industria Veneziana
Located in Tavarnelle val di Pesa, Florence
This is a set of two masterpiece midcentury chandeliers from Murano, designed by Carlo Nason. Great play with the light. Designed in the 1970s. The use of the triedri elements had be...
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Pair of Barovier e Toso Venetian Flower Glass Ceiling Light, 1950s
By Barovier&Toso
Located in Rome, IT
This amazing pair of basket is made of dozen of precious Murano flowers glasses. 6 x 100 watt lights.  
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Baccarat Pair of Clear Crystal Ceiling Lamps by Arik Levy Design
By Baccarat
Located in Brescia, IT
The unit draws inspiration from the form of Baccarat's illustrious Zénith chandelier by reinventing and deconstructing its exquisite elements in an unexpected way. The unit drips wit...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Baroque Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal

Pair of Emil Stejnar Sputnik Chandeliers, Brass Crystal Glass, 1950s
By Emil Stejnar, Rupert Nikoll
Located in Graz, AT
A pair of (a set of two) outstanding 1950s Viennese Sputnik / blowball / snowball chandeliers / pendant lights by Emil Stejnar for Rupert Nikoll, Vienna, Austria. Original vintage pi...
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Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

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

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 Charming Pink and White Murano Petals Chandeliers or Ceiling Lights
Located in Rome, IT
Pair of charming Italian chandelier made by clear/ pink and clear/white "lattimo" Murano glass petals. By Galleria Veneziani. Frame available chrome or gold 24-karat Dimensions: 2...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Pair of Huge Gold-Plated and Cut Glass Chandeliers by Palwa, circa 1960s
By Palwa
Located in Wiesbaden, Hessen
A very large and very rare model of midcentury ten-light chandeliers by Palwa, circa 1960s. This stunning chandeliers are made of gilt brass with each 236 large glass rings. Socket...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

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

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 Kalmar Modern Ice Glass Pendants, 1970
By Kalmar Lighting
Located in Rijssen, NL
A pair of very beautiful and elegant modern chandeliers, manufactured by Kalmar Austria in the 1970s. Lovely design, each chandelier has 6 sockets and two layers of extremely stylish...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

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Pair Pendant Lighting For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic piece of pair pendant lighting available at 1stDibs. Was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, glass and brass. There are 4984 variations of the antique or vintage item from our selection of pair pendant lighting you’re looking for, while we also have 92 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. Whether you’re looking for newer or older items, there are earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. When you’re browsing for the right choice in our collection of pair pendant lighting, those designed in Mid-Century Modern, Scandinavian Modern and Industrial styles are of considerable interest. You’ll likely find more than one object in our assortment of pair pendant lighting that is appealing in its simplicity, but Venini, Vistosi and J.T. Kalmar produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Pair Pendant Lighting?

Prices for a piece of pair pendant lighting can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $1 and can go as high as $982,587, while the average can fetch as much as $4,072.

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.