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Rare Pendant by Oscar Torlasco
By Oscar Torlasco
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Rare pendant by Oscar Torlasco. Designed and manufactured in Italy, circa 1950s. Painted metal, glass lens, brass. Wired for U.S. Standards. Original canopy, custom brass ceiling pla...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Metal, Brass

Two Rare Pendants by Tomaso Buzzi
By Tomaso Buzzi
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Two rare pendants by Tomaso Buzzi. Designed and manufactured in Italy, circa 1950s. Enameled metal, brass. Rewired for U.S. standards. Original canopy. We recommend four E27 75w maxi...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Metal

Stilnovo Set of Three Rare Pendants
By Stilnovo
Located in New York, NY
Set of three rare pendants each with opaline glass globe shades held by brushed aluminum and brass fittings suspended by cable and original brushed aluminum canopy. Rewired to U.S. s...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Aluminum

Midcentury Rare Pendant Železnobrodské Sklo, Sputnik, 1960s
By Železnobrodské sklo
Located in Praha, CZ
- Made in Czechoslovakia - Made of brass, glass - Very good original condition - Fully functional - Re-polished.
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Vintage 1960s Czech Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

Rare Pendant by Oscar Torlasco for Lumi
By Lumi, Oscar Torlasco
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Counter weight pendant with unique on/off switch at bottom of lever.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

Rare Pendant Chandelier "Reticello" by Venini, Murano, 1950s
By Venini
Located in Budapest, HU
Amazing execution in reticello glass by Venini.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

Rare Pendant Lamp by Ignazio Gardella for Azucena
By Azucena, Ignazio Gardella
Located in Milan, IT
Pendant lamp by Ignazio Gardella for Azucena. The piece is a variation of the "Doppio Vetro" model, featuring aluminum upper shade.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Rare Pendant Lamp by Alessandro Pianon for Vistosi
By Alessandro Pianon, Vistosi
Located in Milan, IT
Fantastic Murano glass pendant lamp by Alessandro Pianon for Vistosi. Green and milky shades with brass details. Literature: advertising page on Domus Magazine n. 386 01/1962.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

Rare Pendant Chandelier of Chrome and Frosted Glass
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Beautiful and unusual chrome pendant chandelier. The globe with speckled frosting to the glass creates a beautiful textured and diffused light effect. (Please confirm item locatio...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Rare Pendant Light by Bruno Gatta for Stilnovo, Italy, 1960s
By Stilnovo
Located in Den Haag, NL
Rare pendant light by Bruno Gatta for Stilnovo, Italy, 1960s.   
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Rare Milk Glass Pendants
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Milk glass pendants with french twist cord. Ranging in size between 7" to -24"; in size. Each light takes one E26 75w maximum bulb.
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Early 20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Milk Glass

  • Rare Milk Glass Pendants
  • Rare Milk Glass Pendants
  • Rare Milk Glass Pendants
  • Rare Milk Glass Pendants
H 7 in. Dm 16.18 in.
Rare Milk Glass Pendants
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Milk glass pendants with french twist cord. Various sizes available. Milk glass pendants with french twist cord. Ranging in size between 7" -24" in size. Two pendants are 15.38" ; t...
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Early 20th Century American Chandeliers and Pendants

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Milk Glass

  • Rare Milk Glass Pendants
  • Rare Milk Glass Pendants
  • Rare Milk Glass Pendants
  • Rare Milk Glass Pendants
H 7 in. Dm 15.5 in.
Rare Pendant Lamp by Alf Svensson for Bergboms, Sweden, 1950s
By Alf Svensson, Bergboms
Located in Steenwijk, NL
This very good looking set of 3 conical pendant lamps was designed by Alf Svensson for Bergboms in Sweden in the 1950s. It consists of 3 metal shades in red, grey and blue lacquer. T...
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Vintage 1950s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Rare Jugendstil Pendant, Vienna, 1910s
By Bakalowits & Söhne, Koloman Moser
Located in Wien, AT
Rare Jugendstil pendant, Vienna, 1910s. Polished and stove enameled Original opaline glass balls and shade.  
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Vintage 1910s Austrian Jugendstil Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Rare Vintage Pendant by Sirrah
By Sirrah, Franca Helg, Antonio Piva and Franco Albini
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Original midcentury vintage Italian pendant designed by Franco Albini, Franca Helg and Antonio Piva, manufactured by Sirrah, with large opaline white glass shades mounted on brass fr...
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

  • Rare Vintage Pendant by Sirrah
  • Rare Vintage Pendant by Sirrah
  • Rare Vintage Pendant by Sirrah
  • Rare Vintage Pendant by Sirrah
H 13 in. Dm 15.75 in.
Rare Pendant Lamp Designed by Carl Fagerlund for Orrefors, Sweden, 1950s
By Carl Fagerlund, Orrefors
Located in Stockholm, SE
Rare pendant lamp designed by Carl Fagerlund. Produced by Orrefors in the 1950s. Made from inner glass shade in opaline with brass fitment and grey/green outer glass shade. Good vint...
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Vintage 1950s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

Rare and Beautiful Canadian Pendant
Located in Antwerp, BE
A rare and beautiful Canadian pendant.
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Vintage 1960s Canadian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Aluminum

  • Rare and Beautiful Canadian Pendant
  • Rare and Beautiful Canadian Pendant
  • Rare and Beautiful Canadian Pendant
  • Rare and Beautiful Canadian Pendant
H 39.38 in. Dm 13.39 in.
Rare Industrial Milk Glass Pendant
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Rare industrial milk glass pendant. Designed and manufactured in the United States in the early 1900s. Milk glass, with all original patinated brass hardware and four way bulb cluste...
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Antique Early 1900s American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Rare Paavo Tynell Double Pendant
By Paavo Tynell
Located in Toronto, Ontario
Such an incredible example of Paavo Tynell's lighting designs. This example is rather unusual and comes with the original custom ordered glass shades. Simple and Classic. Soli...
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Vintage 1950s Finnish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

  • Rare Paavo Tynell Double Pendant
  • Rare Paavo Tynell Double Pendant
  • Rare Paavo Tynell Double Pendant
  • Rare Paavo Tynell Double Pendant
H 29.5 in. W 28 in. D 6 in.
Rare Brass Pendant, Böhlmarks, Sweden, 1940s
By Bohlmarks
Located in Stockholm, SE
Very rare model, solid perforated brass. Attributed to Harald Notini. Produced by Böhlmarks, Sweden, 1940s. Width: 135 cm. Height is adjustable. .
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Vintage 1940s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

  • Rare Brass Pendant, Böhlmarks, Sweden, 1940s
  • Rare Brass Pendant, Böhlmarks, Sweden, 1940s
  • Rare Brass Pendant, Böhlmarks, Sweden, 1940s
  • Rare Brass Pendant, Böhlmarks, Sweden, 1940s
H 45.28 in. W 53.15 in. D 10.24 in.
Rare Art Deco Functionalism Pendant, 1930s
By Franta Anyz
Located in Praha, CZ
- Very rare type - Nice style of lighting - Bauhaus.
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Vintage 1930s Czech Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Midcentury Rare Glass Pendant, Italy, 1960s
Located in Praha, CZ
- Beautiful style of lighting - Very rare type - Minor defect of glass /photo.  
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Smoked Glass

Rare Unused Kalmar Glass Pendants, 1970s
By Kalmar Lighting
Located in Vienna, AT
Exceptional Kalmar pendants from the 1970s. Each pendant consists of six heavily textured Brutalist glass 'blocks' that are mounted around an E27 socket (60W). The glass is clear, ho...
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Vintage 1970s Austrian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Rare Industrial Holophane Street Light Pendant
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Impressive and rare, Industrial, street light pendant with cast iron and green porcelain fitter, spun aluminum dome casing and Holophane glass shade. Glass shade has Holophane logo i...
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Vintage 1940s American Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Iron, Steel

Rare Venini Style Murano Glass Pendant Chandelier
By Paolo Venini, Venini, Toni Zuccheri, Mazzega, Vistosi
Located in Houston, TX
A rare midcentury Venini style Murano glass pendant chandelier possibly by Toni Zuccheri featuring multiple white glass open discs with purple spheres hanging from each. This highly ...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass, Murano Glass

Extremely Rare Etch Pendants by Tom Dixon
By Tom Dixon
Located in Los Angeles, CA
These extremely rare etch pendants by Tom Dixon are made from brass sheets, on which the pattern of holes is first photo-etched, then dissolved with acid. The brass is lacquered to p...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chandeliers and Pendants

Rare Pendant Lamp Cantharel in the Style of Maija Liisa Komulainen for RAAK
By Maija Liisa Komulainen, RAAK
Located in Munich, DE
Extremely rare and impressive Mid-Century Modern pendant lamp in the style of Maija Liisa Komulainen for RAAK, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. This lamp seems to be a pendant version of ...
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Vintage 1970s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Early and Rare Kurt Versen Pendant Fixture
By Kurt Versen
Located in New York, NY
Pendant fixture with spherical milk glass globe and satin aluminum fittings. Designed and produced by Kurt Versen, circa 1937. A Bauhaus-inspired design, befitting a Swedish-born des...
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Vintage 1930s American Bauhaus Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Aluminum

Rare Copper Pendant Lamp by Cosack, 1970s
By Cosack Leuchten
Located in Hagenbach, DE
Extraordinary copper pendant lamp by Cosack in the 1970s. Measures: Height of shade 34 cm Max height 65 cm Diameter 27 cm The light requires eight E14 light bulbs. Ver...
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Vintage 1970s Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Copper

1910 Rare Large Mercury Glass Pendant Lights
By Pittsburgh Reflective Glass
Located in Surrey, BC
After 20 years these might be one of the best examples of mercury shades I have come across. The brass fitters have separate toggle switches to control individual lights. Made by th...
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Vintage 1910s American Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Mercury Glass

Rare French Art Nouveau Pendant, circa 1900
Located in Stockholm, SE
Lovely patina. New wiring.  
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Antique 1890s Swedish Art Nouveau Chandeliers and Pendants

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Bronze

  • Rare French Art Nouveau Pendant, circa 1900
  • Rare French Art Nouveau Pendant, circa 1900
  • Rare French Art Nouveau Pendant, circa 1900
  • Rare French Art Nouveau Pendant, circa 1900
H 45.67 in. W 44.89 in. D 3.94 in.
Rare Glass Pendant Lamp by Limburg, 1970s
By Glashütte Limburg
Located in Hagenbach, DE
A vintage pemdant lamp by Glashütte Limburg made in the 1970s in Germany. It is fascinating with its beautiful shape. The is secured to the metal body with three metal screws. The...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Rare Marbro Brass Empire Style Pendant Lamp
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in Chicago, IL
Rare and exceptional Marbro shaded Empire style hanging light. Solid brass body with solid brass filigreed Silhouette handles and large top finial. Double brass socket with brass bal...
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Vintage 1950s American Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Rare and Beautiful Art Deco Pendant Light
Located in Morbio Inferiore, CH
The side of this beautiful light is made up of small overlapping colored glass tubes for a very delicate effect.  
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Vintage 1920s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Copper, Chrome

  • Rare and Beautiful Art Deco Pendant Light
  • Rare and Beautiful Art Deco Pendant Light
  • Rare and Beautiful Art Deco Pendant Light
  • Rare and Beautiful Art Deco Pendant Light
H 37.8 in. W 11.42 in. D 5.71 in.
1960s Rare Danish Ceiling Pendant by Lyfa
By Simon Poul Henningsen, Louis Weisdorf, Lyfa
Located in Haderslev, DK
Beuatiful geometric shaped "beehive" ceiling pendant attributed Simon Henningsen or Louis Weisdorf for Lyfa early 1960s. Sheet metal lacquered pieces which makes this contemporary...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Rare Mid-Century Modern Pendant Lamp, 1950s, Germany
Located in Munich, DE
Exceptional and elegant Mid-Century Modern pendant lamp. Designed and manufactured in 1950s, Germany Executed in crème-colored opaline glass, brass anodized aluminium, and metal, ...
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Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

1950s Brass rare Opaline Glass Pendant Hanging Lamp
Located in Amstelveen, Noord
1950s opaline glass pendant hanging lamp. This unique pendant with 8 lamps on the brass framing with white opaline chalices shows an amazingly rich lightning. Good and working condit...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

Rare Model ‘1231’ Pendant by Stilnovo, Italy, 1960s
By Stilnovo
Located in Antwerp, BE
Probably one of the rarest pendants available on the international market. Proud to present you this early model ‘1231’ pendant by Stilnovo, Italy, 1960s. This hanging lamp features ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Copper

Rare Pendant Lamp Cantharel in the Style of Maija Liisa Komulainen for RAAK, NL
By Maija Liisa Komulainen, RAAK
Located in Munich, DE
Extremely rare and impressive Mid-Century Modern pendant lamp in the style of Maija Liisa Komulainen for RAAK, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. This lamp seems to be a pendant version of ...
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Vintage 1970s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Aluminum

Rare Pendant Lamp Cantharel in the Style of Maija Liisa Komulainen for RAAK, NL
By Maija Liisa Komulainen, RAAK
Located in Nürnberg, Bayern
Extremely rare and impressive Mid-Century Modern pendant lamp in the style of Maija Liisa Komulainen for RAAK, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. This lamp seems to be a pendant version of ...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Aluminum

1920 Rare Mercury Xray Shade Golden Pendant Light
By Curtis Lighting Inc.
Located in Surrey, BC
A single but a beauty on white cable rewired tested and approved by CSA. Found din NYC The first x-ray reflector was designed in 1897 by the Curtis lighting company. The unique r...
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Vintage 1920s American Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Mercury Glass

Rare Emil Stejnar Brass and Glass Pendants, 1950s
By Angelo Lelii, Rupert Nikoll, Emil Stejnar
Located in Vienna, AT
Very rare set of brass pendants by Emil Stejnar, 1950s. Made of sculpted sheet brass with alternating white lacquered stripes these unique pendants have four rows of star shaped cuto...
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Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

Rare Four Hanging Pendants Light by Henri Mathieu
By Henri Mathieu
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Aluminium light designed by Henri Mathieu in the 1970s. Each pendant is made of bands of brushed metal, lacquered in orange inside radiating warm light. The pendants could be hung ...
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Late 20th Century French Space Age Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Rare Opaline Glass Pendant Lamp by Limburg, 1970s
By Glashütte Limburg
Located in Hagenbach, DE
A vintage pendant lamp by Glashütte Limburg made in the 1970s in Germany. It is fascinating with its beautiful shape. The glass is secured to the metal body with three metal screws. ...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Rare Set of 9 Brass and Glass Pendants, 1970s
By Hans-Agne Jakobsson
Located in Stockholm, SE
Made in Germany by Ott International, 1970s. Measures: Diameter 25 cm Height 55 cm Listed price is for one (1) pendant.  
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Vintage 1970s German Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

Rare Opaline and Brass Pendant by Peter Behrens
By Peter Behrens
Located in Culver City, CA
Rare opaline and glass pendant by Peter Behrens, Germany, circa 1910. Small pendant with opaline glass, secured with copper fitter and brace. Designed by architect Peter Behrens a...
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Vintage 1910s German Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Copper

Rare Danish White Metal Ceiling Pendant, Mid-1960s
Located in Antwerp, BE
Made from lacquered sheet metal this stunning piece of Danish modernism. Very few regular age related signs. A real collectible item.
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Metal

Rare Minimalist White Glass Pendant Light, Germany, 1960s
By Peill & Putzler, Wilhelm Wagenfeld
Located in Berlin, DE
Beautiful Art Deco style opal glass and chrome pendant light, Germany, 1970s Lamp sockets: One x E27 (US E26).
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Mid-20th Century German Space Age Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Rare Hans-Agne Jakobsson Model T-603 Pendant, 1960s
By Hans-Agne Jakobsson
Located in Stockholm, SE
Hans-Agne Jakobsson white fringe and glass cylinder pendant, 1960s. Produced in Sweden by Hans-Agne Jakobsson AB in Markaryd, 1960s.       
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

Rare Danish Ceiling Pendant by Preben Dal, 1960s
By Preben Dahl, Hans Følsgaard A/s
Located in Haderslev, DK
Preben Dal designed a small range of exclusive lights back in the 1960s for Hans Følsgaard AS, Denmark. This particular white tube Symphonie ceiling pendant is very rare and a hi...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Lacquer

Rare Brass and Metal "Evolux" Pendant by Hiemstra
By Hiemstra Evolux
Located in bergen op zoom, NL
A rare mid-1960s "Evolux" brass and metal pendant lamp by Hiemstra, Amsterdam. Hiemstra was another high end Dutch lamp manufacturer that evolved late 1950s introducing modern lighti...
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Vintage 1960s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

Rare 'Lugano' Pendant Lamp for Fog & Mørup, Denmark, 1960s
By Fog and Morup
Located in Steenwijk, NL
This beautiful and elegant pendant lamp, model 'Lugano' was designed and made for Fog & Mørup in Denmark in the 1960s. It has a clear olive green glass exterior shade and a smaller o...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Glass, Opaline Glass

Rare 1960s Kalmar of Vienna "Molecule" Light Pendant
By Kalmar Lighting
Located in London, GB
A rare 1960s chrome pendant light by Kalmar, Austria. The pendant in "Molecule form," formed of twelve lights. Bearing part of the Kalmar label on the inside of the celling...
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Vintage 1960s Austrian Chandeliers and Pendants

Rare 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. Sockets: One E27 standard bulbs. Max 80 watt ...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Murano Glass

Rare 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

Materials

Murano Glass

Rare 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. Sockets: One E27 standard bulbs. Max 80 watt a...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Murano Glass

Midcentury Rare Copper Pendant Lamp by Vereinigte Werkstätte, 1960s
By Vereinigte Werkstätten München
Located in Hagenbach, DE
Extraordinary copper pendant lamp by Vereinigte Werkstätte in the 1960s. Measures: Height of shade 33 cm Max height 66 cm Diameter 29 cm The light requires one E27 (US...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Copper

Rare Mid-Century Modern Cocoon Pendant Light, 1960s, Italy
By Achille Castiglioni
Located in Hagenbach, DE
A cocoon pendant lamp made in Italy in the 1960s. The hanging lamp has been manufactured in the design of the lamps made by Achille Castiglioni. The lamp shade is of original cocoon ...
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Vintage 1960s European Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Synthetic

Very Rare Double Light Pendant by Limburg, circa 1960s
By Glashütte Limburg
Located in Wien, AT
Very rare double light pendant by Limburg, circa 1960 Original condition Original Nutwood.
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Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

Rare Vintage Flos Macrame and Murano Globe Pendant Light
By Flos
Located in East Hampton, NY
Very much looking like a marina floating buoy, this Murano glass globe is wrapped in beautiful polyurethane macrame rope. Two blue Murano glass adornments to top and bottom.
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1990s Italian Post-Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Rope, Murano Glass

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Rare Pendant For Sale on 1stDibs

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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.