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Extraordinary Huge Murano Glass Sputnik Chandelier in the Manner of Venini
By Venini
Located in Berlin, DE
Extraordinary huge, iconic Murano glass chandelier in the manner of Venini. The chandelier is manufactures in high quality. It is a real eyecatcher. 12 x E14. To be on the the safe s...
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20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Oversized Murano Glass Tulipani or Feather Chandelier Attributed to Mazzega
By Mazzega
Located in Berlin, DE
Very elegant and huge white Murano glass chandelier attributed to Mazzega. In this size and excellent condition such a chandelier is hardly to find. The chandelier is a eyecatcher ...
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Early 2000s Italian Hollywood Regency 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

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

Hollywood Regency Art Deco Murano Glass 3 Arm, 4 Lights Chandelier, Italy, 1940s
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Nürnberg, DE
Stunning and beautiful chandelier. Made in Murano, Italy, in the late 1940s. The Chandelier requires four European E27 / 110 Volt Edison bulbs, each bulb up to 60 watts. It is a real...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Hollywood Regency Art Deco Style Amber Murano Glass Chandelier, Italy, 1960s
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Nürnberg, DE
Stunning and beautiful chandelier. Made in Murano, Italy, circa 1960s. The Chandelier requires eight European E14 candelabra bulbs, each up to 40 watts. It is a real treasure and giv...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

Hollywood Regency Venetian Glass Chandelier, Twelve Arms of Light
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Antwerp, BE
Hollywood regency elegant, dignified hand blown midcentury style Venetian glass chandelier composed of twelve arms in clear amber tone glass with candlestick bulb caps and decorative...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Hollywood Regency Franco Luce Murano Glass Leaves Chandelier, Italy, 1970s
By Franco Luce, Murano 5
Located in Vienna, AT
Beautiful hand blown Hollywood Regency chandelier made by Franco Luce in the 1970s. It's featuring six huge thick Murano glass leaves and gold plated brass hardware. The lamp is in v...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Gold Plate

Leaf Form Murano Glass Brass Chandelier by Carl Fagerlund for Orrefors
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in New York, NY
An eight-arm leaf formed frosted Murano glass chandelier on a brass spine and accents. By Carl Fagerlund for Orrefors,
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Vintage 1950s Swedish Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Murano Glass Tulip Form Chandelier
By Murano 5
Located in Stamford, CT
An Italian Murano glass tulip form chandelier. We have three of these fine chandeliers in different colors. The lower pot or vase base having a stem flowing from the bottom with spro...
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Late 20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

Stunning Pink Camer Glass Lily Chandelier Hollywood Regency
By Camer Glass
Located in Pemberton, NJ
An elegant art glass hanging light fixture by Camer, Murano Italy. 6 blown glass light pink lily petals surround a central brass center fitting and radiates a beautiful illumination....
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Late 20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Murano Camer Glass Chandelier Chrome Italian
By Camer Glass
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Vintage Italian Murano camer blown glass and chrome Chandelier. Five lights.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

1970s Mazzega Murano Glass Petals Gold Plated Chandelier
By Mazzega
Located in Niederdorfelden, Hessen
Elegant vintage chandelier with clear and white tinted hand blown Murano glass petals on a gold plated frame. Manufactured in Italy. Maker: Mazzega attr. Measures: dm 18.5" in. (47...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Gold Plate, Brass

Vintage Murano Mazzega Glass and Brass Italian Chandelier
By Mazzega
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Vintage Murano Mazzega Italian glass and brass chandelier. Comes with original chain and ceiling canopy cap. Some patina to brass cage, no chips or breaks on glass. 6 lights. Measure...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Vintage Italian Murano Mazzega Opaline Glass Leaves Chandelier Leaf Palm Beach
By Mazzega
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Murano glass leaf leaves white opaque leaves. Amazing vintage chandelier that gives the feeling of a cloud above. Perfect Hollywood Regency, Palm Beach feel! Made in Italy
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Vintage 1960s Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Midcentury Clear Murano Crystal Glass Prisms Gilt Brass Wedding Cake Chandelier
By Murano 5
Located in Coimbra, PT
Measures: Diameter 16 in/ 40 cm Height 30 in (24 in and 6 in/chain)/ 75 cm (60 cm and 15 cm/chain) Weight: 18 lb/8 Kg 5 light bulbs E27/ good working condition Assembly required. Bul...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Brass

Vintage Murano Mazzega Torciglione Glass Pink Spiral 3-Tier Chandelier 8 Lights
By Mazzega
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Lovely vintage Murano Mazzega Torciglione pink and clear glass swirl chandelier, 3 tiers, 8 lights. No chips or breaks to any of the glass pieces. Comes with brass ceiling CAP. Also ...
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Vintage 1970s American Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Murano Glass Chandelier
By Galliano Ferro
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
This stylish and chic Galliano Ferro Murano glass chandelier dates to the late 1960s-1970s and was acquired from a Palm Beach estate. The main body of the chandelier is a translucent...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

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H 39 in. Dm 18 in.
Hollywood Regency Italian Venini Murano Brass Crystal Prism Spiral Chandelier
By Venini, Camer Glass
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A large and impressive Italian spiral chandelier produced by Camer in the 1970s. It features gold-plated brass framing with crystal glass prisms in a spiral form. Tested and working....
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Vintage 1970s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Brass

Mid-Century Hollywood Regency Chandelier by Mazzega
By Mazzega
Located in Kingston, NY
This Mid-Century Hollywood Regency chandelier was executed by Mazzega. The piece features four Murano handblown glass globes.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Venini Inspired Clear Murano Glass Prism Spiral Chandelier
By Venini, Murano 5, Fulvio Bianconi & Paolo Venini, Toni Zuccheri, Paolo Venini
Located in Houston, TX
Italian Mid-Century Murano Venini style glass spiral chandelier with clear prisms on a chrome structure. This murano chandelier is newly wired for US market. This murano glass lanter...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Pink 1950s Murano Glass Chandelier
Located in Boston, MA
This lovely chandelier of pink Murano glass was created in 1950s Venice. Radiating in undulations from a central stack of varied blown-glass shapes, six glass arms end in tall blown-...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

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H 17.25 in. Dm 22.25 in.
Italian Midcentury Murano Amber Glass Hollywood Regency Wedding Cake Chandelier
Located in Coimbra, PT
Beautiful Italian Murano chandelier with 6 layers of amber glass drops Dimensions: Height 31.5 in. (chain=10.62 in) / 80 cm (chain= 27 cm) Diameter 13.78 in. (35 cm) 4-light bulb...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Italian Venetian Murano Glass Chandelier
Located in Antwerp, BE
Elegant Venetian glass chandelier or pendant composed of six arms and made of pink Murano glass with gold inclusions.The height of the chandelier alone is 31.5" and with chain and ca...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Italian Venetian Murano Glass Chandelier
Located in New York, NY
Italian Venetian Murano glass diminutive chandelier with floral glass elements and pink hued glass flowers.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Murano Glass and Brass Chandelier
Located in Antwerp, BE
A Italian chandelier in brass with ten arms of which each hold a Murano glass sphere. The bulbs are divided over three levels, creating an extravagant look. The light created by th...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome, Brass

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H 19.69 in. Dm 20.48 in.
1970s Mazzega Flush Mount Amber Murano Glass Flowers & Brass
By Mazzega
Located in Niederdorfelden, Hessen
Elegant vintage mid century Murano flower bouquet flush mount chandelier with amber tinted glass hand blown Murano glass flowers on a brass frame. Manufactured in Italy, 1970s. Mak...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Elegant Murano Glass Chandelier
By Barovier&Toso
Located in Atlanta, GA
Elegant Murano glass chandelier or large pendant lamp, Italy, circa 1960s. It is constructed of clear and gold glass with controlled bubbles throughout the glass and looks incredible...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Murano Glass Tronchi Chandelier
By Venini
Located in Berlin, DE
High quality Murano glass chandelier, which brings wonderful lighting atmosphere in every room. The chandelier has multiple tiers of handmade Tronchi glasses fixed on a chrome armat...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

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H 15.75 in. Dm 13 in.
Murano Glass Chandelier by Barovier
By Barovier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
This stylish Murano glass and antiqued brass chandelier dates to the 1990s and was created by Barovier. Note: Requires three candelabra based light bulbs. Note: Dimensions of t...
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Late 20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Murano Glass Canna Lily Chandelier, 1970s
Located in Ottenburg, BE
Mid century flower chandelier made from murano glass mounted in a brass armature. Beautiful handmade shades. It creates a charming and warm ambience. 9 Lightpoints Very ...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Murano Glass and Brass Chandelier
Located in Antwerp, BE
Italian Murano glass and brass chandelier. Measures: Diameter: 42 cm. Height fixture 42 cm. Total height with the chain: 75 cm.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Murano Glass Six-Arm Chandelier
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This Vintage Italian Six-Arm Chandelier features a Murano glass body finished in a striking black color and the glass is accented with fluted details. The piece features blow glass s...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass, Blown Glass

Italian Brass Ans Murano Glass Chandelier
Located in Antwerp, BE
Italian brass and Murano glass flowers chandelier.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Venetian Murano Colored Glass Chandelier
Located in Antwerp, BE
Italian Venetian Murano (1970s) blue and transparent glass chandelier with 6 arms. The light requires six single E14 screw fit lightbulbs (60Watt max.) LED compatible. Measures...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Murano Glass and Swarovski Crystal Chandelier
Located in Tarrytown, NY
Murano glass chandelier with Swarovski crystal beaded accents.
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Vintage 1970s Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Brass

Midcentury Clear Murano Art Glass Chandelier
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Italian, midcentury, clear Murano glass chandelier features 6 stems that can accept medium socket bulbs up to 40 watts each. The chandelier hangs with 24 inches of chain bringing it ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Elegant Murano Glass and Brass Chandelier
Located in Antwerp, BE
Elegant Murano glass and brass ten light chandelier. The light requires ten single E14 screw fit lightbulbs (60Watt max.) LED compatible. Measures: Diameter 68 cm. Height 105 cm.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Murano Glass and Brass Chandelier
Located in Antwerp, BE
Italian Murano glass and brass six-arm chandelier. The light created by this chandelier is very pleasant and ambient. The light requires six single E14 screw fit lightbulbs (60Watt m...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

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

Italian Brass and Murano Glass Flower Chandelier
Located in Antwerp, BE
Elegant Italian brass and pink Murano glass chandelier. The light requires 12 single E14 screw fit lightbulbs (40 Watt max.) LED compatible. Measures: Diameter 60 cm. Height f...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Murano Glass and Brass Chandelier, 1970s, Italy
Located in Antwerp, BE
Italian Murano glass and brass eight-arms chandelier. Measures: Diameter 70 cm. Height 70 cm. Eight E14 bulbs.  
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Amber Murano Glass and Brass Chandelier
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Italian Twelve-Arm amber Murano Glass and brass chandelier from the 1970’s. Newly rewired. We can extend the chain to any length. Measurements: 27” Diameter and 20” High without c...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Gold, Brass

Hollywood Regency Gilt Brass and Opaline Glass Chandelier
Located in Antwerp, BE
Hollywood Regency style gilt brass and Murano glass chandelier. Diameter 50 cm. Height 70 cm.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Very Rare Mazzega Murano Glass Cascading Lamp from Italy, 1960s
By Mazzega
Located in Nürnberg, Bayern
This ceiling lamp features a small frame with 7 cascading glass elements with E27 bulb sockets. Fully functional. Seven E27 sockets. Works with 220V and 110V. Wiring is suit...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Italian Brass and Murano Glass Teardrop Chandelier
Located in Antwerp, BE
Italian brass and Murano glass teardrop chandelier. Measure: Diameter 32 cm. Height fixture 50 cm. Total height with the chain 70 cm.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Venetian Style Murano Glass Pendant Chandelier
By Seguso Vetri d'Arte
Located in New York, NY
Chic Hollywood Regency, Venetian School Murano glass fixture having five tubular glass arms with chrome fitments, and a glass crown and base. The interior accepts three standard cand...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Murano Hollywood Regency Blue Crystal Teardrops Wedding Cake Gilt Chandelier
Located in Coimbra, PT
Fabulous Italian Murano Art Deco, blue glass drops and crystal 3-light gilt chandelier Measures: Diameter 13 in/ 33 cm Height 38.5 in (chain 10 in) / 98 cm (chain 25 cm) 3-light ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Metal

Murano Hollywood Regency Pink Crystal Teardrops Wedding Cake Gilt Chandelier
Located in Coimbra, PT
Fabulous Italian Murano Art Deco, pink glass drops and crystal 4-light gilt chandelier Measures: Diameter 13 in/ 33 cm Height 38.5 in (chain 10 in) / 98 cm (chain 25 cm) Weight: ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Metal

Murano Hollywood Regency Pink Crystal Teardrops Wedding Cake Gilt Chandelier
Located in Coimbra, PT
Fabulous Italian Murano Art Deco, pink glass drops and crystal 4-light gilt chandelier Measures: Diameter 13 in/ 33 cm Height 38.5 in (chain 10 in) / 98 cm (chain 25 cm) Weight: 11 l...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Metal

Italian Chandelier with Pink White Murano Glass Flowers
Located in Antwerp, BE
Italian brass chandelier with 35 beautiful pink white Murano glass flowers. The light requires four single E27 screw fit lightbulbs (60Watt max.) LED compatible. Measures: Diamet...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Lotus Chandelier in Brass and White Murano Glass
Located in Antwerp, BE
Elegant brass Lotus chandelier with white Murano glass leaves. Measures: Diameter 67 cm. Height fixture 48 cm. Total height including the chain and canopy 85 cm. Twelve E14 bulbs. ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Brass Gilt and Murano Glass Teardrop Chandelier
Located in Antwerp, BE
Elegant Italian brass and glass chandelier with five lights. Measures: Diameter 40 cm. Height fixture 45 cm. Total height 70 cm. Four E14 bulbs.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Iridescent Italian Murano Glass and Brass Flower Chandelier
Located in Antwerp, BE
Iridescent Murano glass and brass floral chandelier. Measures: Diameter 40 cm. Height fixture 47 cm. Total height including the chain and canopy 85 cm. Three E14 bulbs.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Vintage Novaresi Murano Glass Petals Gold Plated Chandelier
By Novaresi
Located in Niederdorfelden, Hessen
Elegant vintage chandelier with clear and white tinted hand blown Murano glass petals on a gold plated frame. Manufactured in Italy. Maker: Novaresi. Measures: dm 12.6" in. (32 cm...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Gold Plate

Venini Murano Crystal Drop Waterfall Hollywood Regency 10-Light Gilt Chandelier
By Paolo Venini
Located in Coimbra, PT
This stunning "Drop" In the style of Paolo Venini crystal waterfall wedding cake chandelier dates from 1960. It is masterful work in its design and its state of conservation. Spectac...
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Mid-20th Century German Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Brass

Vintage Brass Teardrop Chandelier with Crystal Murano Glass, 1970's
Located in Ottenburg, BE
Elegant brass and murano crystal chandelier. The lamp is decorated with handblown cystal murano teardrop glasses. The chandelier emits a stunning light. The lamp is fitted w...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Five Italian Brass Chandelier with White Murano Glass Flowers
Located in Antwerp, BE
Five Italian chandeliers in brass with five white Murano glass flowers. Measures: Diameter 26.7 inch - 68 cm. Height fixture 15.7 inch - 40 cm. Total height including the chain and ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Venetian Murano Chandelier with Gold Flecked Hand Blown Glass
Located in New York, NY
Italian Venetian Murano six light glass chandelier with unusual gold-flecked floral design.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

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Regency Murano Glass Chandelier For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the regency murano glass chandelier you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Each regency murano glass chandelier for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using glass, metal and murano glass. Find 311 options for an antique or vintage regency murano glass chandelier now, or shop our selection of 1 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. There are many kinds of the regency murano glass chandelier you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 20th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. Each regency murano glass chandelier bearing Hollywood Regency, Mid-Century Modern or Regency hallmarks is very popular. A well-made regency murano glass chandelier has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Mazzega Murano, Venini and Franco Luce are consistently popular.

How Much is a Regency Murano Glass Chandelier?

Prices for a regency murano glass chandelier start at $10 and top out at $30,818 with the average selling for $3,500.

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.