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Set of Three Antique Italian Giltwood Chandeliers
Located in New York, NY
A set of three circa 1940s Italian giltwood chandeliers with original patina and 3 lights each. Sold individually.  Measurements Drop 30" (adjustable) Diameter 23?.
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Vintage 1940s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Wood

Set of Three Chandeliers in Brass, Italy, 1960s
Located in London, GB
An elegant set of three chandelier in brass with white glass shades. Italy circa 1960s. Items can be sold individually.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

  • Set of Three Chandeliers in Brass, Italy, 1960s
  • Set of Three Chandeliers in Brass, Italy, 1960s
  • Set of Three Chandeliers in Brass, Italy, 1960s
  • Set of Three Chandeliers in Brass, Italy, 1960s
H 43.31 in. W 14.18 in. D 14.18 in.
Set of Three Midcentury Italian Chandeliers, Sold Individually
Located in New York, NY
A set of three circa 1960s Italian chrome chandeliers with six scrolling arms. Sold individually. Measurements: Height of body (minimum drop): 23" Diameter: 28".
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Vintage 1960s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Nickel

Set of Two Italian, 1950s Gilt-Tole Foliate Chandeliers
Located in Antwerp, BE
Two stylish Italian 1950s gilt-tole foliate chandeliers - ceiling lights with out-scrolled leaves. Measures: Diameter 32 cm. Height 53 cm. Total height including the chain and can...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Set of Two Large Murano Discs Chandeliers, 1960s,Italy
By Venini
Located in Antwerp, BE
A Murano Chandelier with seven tiers of solid blown glass with air bubbles textured discs attached to a metal chrome base frame to make up this ultra-mod looking chandelier. Its co...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Set of Three Chandeliers, 1960s
Located in Palermo, PA
Set of three chandeliers, 1960s. Dimensions: H=94 cm; D=30 cm.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

  • Set of Three Chandeliers, 1960s
  • Set of Three Chandeliers, 1960s
  • Set of Three Chandeliers, 1960s
  • Set of Three Chandeliers, 1960s
H 37.01 in. Dm 11.82 in.
Set of Gaetano Sciolari 8 & 6 Light Chandeliers Chrome & Glass Balls Italy 1970
By Gaetano Sciolari
Located in Miami, FL
Superb Set of two Italian 8 & 6 Light chandeliers by Gaetano Sciolari Mid-Century Modern from Italy. Glass balls and chrome reflect a gorgeous light through the 24 glass balls. US Re...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Chrome

Set of 4 Giltwood Chandeliers, Sold Individually
Located in New York, NY
Set of 1940s Italian giltwood and metal five-light chandeliers with original patina. Sold Individually. Measurements: Height (minimum drop):16" Diameter :15".
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Vintage 1940s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Chandeliers Pendants Murano Glass by Venini Mid-Century, Italy, 1960s Set of 2
By Venini
Located in Palermo, IT
Elegant pair of Venini chandeliers with transparent blown Murano trihedron glass pendants with white inside. The peculiarity of this pair are the non-linear but braided glass pendant...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Set of Three Smoked Glass and Brass Chandeliers in the Style of Vistosi, Italy
By Vistosi
Located in Rijssen, NL
A set of three gorgeous hanging light fixtures, attributed to Vistosi with graduated tiers of smoked round facet chapped glass discs framed by half moon shaped brass. The chandeliers...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

Charming Set of Six Brass Chandeliers
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Charming Set of Six Brass Chandeliers <br /> Already rewired for U.S.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Mid Century Chandeliers Flush Mount by Vistosi Murano Glass Italy 1960 Set of 3
By Vistosi
Located in Palermo, IT
Set of 3 suspension lamps by Vistosi with 1 light in red, yellow and orange jacketed Murano glass supported by an original period rope. Italian production of the 1960s.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Rope, Murano Glass

Murano Glass Chandelier Mazzega style - set of two
By Mazzega
Located in Dallas, TX
Mid-Century Modern translucent and textured Murano glass chandelier, with gold-plated frame, attributed to Mazzega, Italy 1970s. Two chandeliers available: priced and sold individual...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Gold Plate

Set of Crystal & Gilt Metal Chandeliers, Sold Individually
Located in New York, NY
Set of three Italian circa 1930's gilt metal chandeliers with glass drops and beads. Sold individually. Measurements: Height: 24" Diameter: 12".
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Vintage 1930s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Metal

Set of Three Chandeliers in Metal and Glass
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Chandeliers, metal, glass, plastic, Italy, 1970s. Set of three chandeliers in metal with three arms and opaline glass spheres each. These lights will create a warm and stunning li...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

  • Set of Three Chandeliers in Metal and Glass
  • Set of Three Chandeliers in Metal and Glass
  • Set of Three Chandeliers in Metal and Glass
  • Set of Three Chandeliers in Metal and Glass
H 19.3 in. W 21.66 in. D 21.66 in.
Murano Glass Chandelier Mazzega style - set of two
By Mazzega
Located in Dallas, TX
Mid-Century Modern translucent and textured Murano glass chandelier, with gold-plated frame, attributed to Mazzega, Italy 1970s. Two chandeliers available: priced and sold by pair. T...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Gold Plate

Set of Four Cocoon Lamps, Italy, 1960s
Located in Rotterdam, NL
Set of four cocoon lamps, Italy 1960s. Beautiful and rare model especially in a set of four. The lamp is made out of a sprayed latex material which was very innovative for that time....
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Latex

Set of 4 Murano Glass Pendant Light, Italian
Located in Lisboa, Lisboa
Four Murano glass pendant light, elegant and bright, full of colors. Brings a millennial Venetian artistic tradition and unique mastery of Murano's top artisans. This pendant adds a ...
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

  • Set of 4 Murano Glass Pendant Light, Italian
  • Set of 4 Murano Glass Pendant Light, Italian
  • Set of 4 Murano Glass Pendant Light, Italian
  • Set of 4 Murano Glass Pendant Light, Italian
H 13.78 in. W 2.76 in. D 2.76 in.
Italian Ceiling Pendants large, Set of Three
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Large Italian ceiling pendants, set of three. Italy, 1960s Glass, nickel-plated metal Rewired for US.  
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Italian Ceiling Pendants large, Set of Two
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Large Italian ceiling pendants, set of two Italy, 1960s Glass, nickel-plated metal Rewired for US.  
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Italian Ceiling Pendants large, Set of Two
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Large Italian ceiling pendants, set of two Italy, 1960s Glass, nickel-plated metal Rewired for US.  
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Large Murano Glass Chandelier, by Mazzega, Set of Three
By Mazzega
Located in Dallas, TX
Large Vintage translucent and textured Murano glass chandelier, with gold-plated frame, canopy and chain. Three chandeliers available: priced and sold individually. The Mid-Century M...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Gold Plate

Set of Twelve Cracking Glass Italian Pendants, 1980s
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Set of Twelve Cracking Glass Italian Pendants, 1980s.
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20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

White Petal Murano Glass Chandelier by Mazzega, Set of Three
By Mazzega
Located in Dallas, TX
Large Mid Century Modern white petal chandelier, by Mazzega, Italy 1980s. The five-tier chandelier is made of a chrome frame and white and clear Murano glass petals. It has 7 lights ...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Murano Glass and Chrome Chandelier, Barovier Style - set of two
By Barovier&Toso
Located in Dallas, TX
Mid-Century Modern Murano glass and chrome chandeliers, attributed to Barovier and Toso, Italy, 1970s. The vintage Modern style chandeliers are made of frosted Murano glass, with Pul...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Set of Five Italian Iridescent Cracking Glass Pendant, 1980s
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Set of five Italian iridescent cracking glass pendant, 1980s.
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Vintage 1980s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Set of Eight Clear Blown Glass Italian Pendant Lanterns
Located in New York, NY
Italy, 1970s Set of eight vintage blown folded clear glass globes, repurposed in our workshops as lanterns, with nickeled brass mounts. Artisanally mouth blown, these lanterns are p...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Large Murano Glass Flush Mount Chandelier Seguso Style - set of two
By Seguso
Located in Dallas, TX
Two large Mid-Century Modern murano glass flush mount chandeliers, attributed to Seguso, Italy 1960s. The elegant vintage murano chandeliers have an Art Deco and even Asian Style to...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Gold Plate

1960s Crystal Textured Pendant Lamps, Set of Four, Italy
Located in New York, NY
1960s Italian set of four crystal pendant lamps. The textured design gives the lights the appearance of ice droplets. The lights hang from a gold cord. Rewired for the U.S. Excel...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal

Set of Italian Glass Drop Light Fixtures, Sold Individually
Located in New York, NY
A set of twelve circa 1960s Italian moderne-style flush-mounted light fixtures with glass drops and four interior candelabra lights each. Sold individually. Measurements: Diamete...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Set of four chrome minimalist Italian ceiling lights, 1950s
Located in Maastricht, NL
A set of four very minimalistic chrome ceiling lights from Italy. The lamps are made of a ceiling mounted stem with a perforated cylinder that holds the fitting and a bulb shaped tra...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Midcentury Set of Three Glass Paperweights, Italian Murano, circa 1960
Located in Labrit, Landes
1960s set of three paperweights from Murano Venici Italian Murano glass Dimensions of each paperweight: Blue paperweight: diameter 2.75 in. height 3.74 in. (7 x 9.5 cm) Flowers paper...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Set of Four Italian Glass Pendant Light Fixtures
Located in East Hampton, NY
Set of four Italian glass pendant light fixtures. One of them has a tiny chip to its edge, another one is slightly cracked both photographed. Overall height as shown is 23".
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Mid-20th Century Chandeliers and Pendants

Set of Three Italian 1960s Pendants in the Manner of Fontana Arte
By Fontana Arte
Located in New York, NY
Gracious set of Italian 1960s pendants with brass structure and dark green glasses. The edges of the glasses are beveled. Re-wired with candelabra sockets. Height can be easily adjus...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Purple Murano Glass & Brass Flush-Mount Chandelier, by Mazzega - set of two
By AVMazzega
Located in Dallas, TX
Large Mid-Century Modern purple Murano glass flush-mount chandelier by Mazzega, Italy, 1970s. Two chandeliers available. Priced and sold individually. The vintage chandeliers are ...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Set of Five Stilnovo Lucite Bronze Pendant Lamps, Italy Midcentury
By Stilnovo
Located in Vienna, AT
Rare set of 5 Stilnovo lights, newly rewired, Italy circa 1960, priced and sold per lamp/item. Nice set of 5 solide Perspex shades with bronzed brass fittings. The bulbs are deepl...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Massive Glass Pendants by Vetreria Vistosi Set of Four
By Vistosi
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Set of four, massive glass fixtures rewired. Glass dimension 27. Color Yves St. Laurent red lip lacquer.
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Late 20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Set of Six Italian Modernist Pendants in Chrome, circa 1930
Located in London, GB
A set of six Italian modernist pendants in chrome rewired, circa 1930.
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Early 20th Century Italian Post-Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Set Art Deco Chandelier and Pair of Sconces by Ercole Barovier, Murano, 1940s
By Ercole Barovier
Located in Budapest, HU
Amazing and elegant hand blown Murano chandelier and pair of sconces by Ercole Barovier, circa 1940. From Private collection Von Plant Baron.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Set of 3 Mid-Century Verpan Vp Glass Globe Suspension, Italy, 1970s
By Verner Panton
Located in Brussels, BE
Set of 3 mid-century Verpan glass globe suspension by Verner Panton - Italy, 1970s.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Set of Four Nine-Light Chrome and Glass Chandeliers by Gaetano Sciolari, 1970s
By Gaetano Sciolari
Located in Antwerp, BE
Four Gaetano Sciolari chrome and brushed brass two-tier nine-light chandeliers with cylindrical glass shades, stylish monumental Sciolari chandelier. Consist of three arms with gla...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Chrome

Set of 3 Murano Glass Pendant Lights by Italian Lighting Company I3
By ITRE
Located in New York, NY
A lovely simple yet elegant set of three canister style hand blown glass pendant lights from Italian lighting company I3 and made in Murano, Italy, circa 1980. The pedants are hand b...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Set of 3 Large Italian Midcentury Perforated Metal Pendant Lamps by Arredoluce
By Arredoluce
Located in München, DE
Set of 3 Large Mid-Century Modern conical perforated metal pendant lamps. Attributed to Arredoluce. Made in Italy. Beautiful high quality midcentury Italian design. Shades and can...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

Set of Two Orange Pendant Lamps by Gino Vistosi, Italy, 1960s
By Gino Vistosi, Vistosi
Located in Steenwijk, NL
This is a good looking set of two Murano glass pendant lights from the famous designer and producer Gino Vistosi. Both glass shades are in a perfect condition. The white opaline insi...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Set of Four Vintage Italian Lucite and White Enamel Kitchen Pendants
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Set of four vintage Italian acrylic and off-white enamel pendants. Each pendant had old European hardware removed and refitted to US code with new sockets and silk-covered wire. Inc...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Enamel

Set Mid-Century Modern Italian Glass of Holophane Industrial Pendants, 1960s
By Adda Illuminazione
Located in Antwerp, BE
The authentic, Halophane glass shade diffuses light to provide functional and stylish illumination. The pendant is a standout in any room and provides a fun and functional way to ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Midcentury Set of Three Italian Large Opaline Glass Sphere Pendant, 1950s
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
Set of thee large Italian ball hand blown opaline glass sphere pendants brass-mounted, with a single E-27 light socket for a large sized bulb, 1950s Measures: Diameter 14" / 35 cm He...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Rare Set of Two Murano Glass Sconces and One Pendant Chandelier by Gino Vistosi
By Gino Vistosi
Located in Milan, IT
Offered here is a very rare, attractive and extremely well preserved set consisting of two wall sconces and one pendant chandelier in Murano glass, by famed Italian designer Gino Vis...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Set of Three Gold-Plated Glass Light Fixtures in the Style of Brotto, Italy
By Angelo Brotto
Located in Rijssen, NL
This stunning set light fixtures with textured glass bowls and gold-plated fittings was produced in the 1970s in the style of Brotto. Illuminates beautifully. Elegant and fine, it is...
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Antique 1770s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Gold Plate

Bespoke Italian Set of 4 Black & Pink Crystal Murano Glass Brass Pendant Lights
Located in New York, NY
Contemporary orientalist style custom pendants / chandeliers, a modern Venetian geometric series with brass hardware, entirely handcrafted in Italy, the organic globes in egg, ovoid,...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Organic Modern Chandeliers and Pen...

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Brass

Set of Three Italian Large Hand Blown Opaline Glass Sphere Pendants, 1950s
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
Set of thee large Italian ball hand blown opaline glass sphere pendants brass-mounted, with a single E-27 light socket for a large sized bulb, 1950s. Measures: Diameter 14" / 35 cm ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Set of Four Large Graniglia Murano Glass Flush Mounts, Italy, circa 1970s
By Barovier&Toso
Located in Wiesbaden, Hessen
A wonderful set of four italian Barovier & Toso style clear and pink Murano glass and gold - plated brass flush mounts, circa 1970s. Socket: 4 x e27 (Edison) for standard screw bulb...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Bespoke Italian Set of 4 Black & Pink Crystal Murano Glass Brass Pendant Lights
Located in New York, NY
Contemporary orientalist style custom pendants / chandeliers, a modern Venetian geometric series with brass hardware, entirely handcrafted in Italy, the organic globes in egg, ovoid,...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Organic Modern Chandeliers and Pen...

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Brass

Set of Three Italian Art Deco Hand Blown Opaline Glass Pendants, 1930s
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
A set of three hand blown opaline glass ball pendants with burnished brass mounts, chain and canopy, Italy, 1930-1939. One brass Edison E-27 light bulb socket for a large sized bulb...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Set of Three Lumi Ceiling Pendants Black Satin Glass, Italy, circa 1960
By Stilnovo
Located in Vienna, AT
Set of three Lumi ceiling pendants black satin glass, Italy, circa 1960 Beautiful set of 3 Italian Stilnovo-ish black metal Cascade pendants with a diameter of 21.6", produced for...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome, Aluminum

20th century Set of Three Italian Silver Exagonal Candlesticks. Fully Handmade
By Argenteria Auge
Located in VALENZA, IT
Set of three smooth candlesticks in solid silver 800°°/°°°. The body, the base are hexagonal. The tulip bud is hexagonal with the square top 1750 grams.
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Late 20th Century Italian Other Chandeliers and Pendants

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Silver

1970s Set of Two Space Age Opaline Glass and Chromed Metal Italian Pendants
By Arteluce, Gino Sarfatti
Located in Aci Castello, IT
Two chromed steel space age chandeliers inspired by Sarfatti, they are in very good conditions, work 110-240 volts and need regular bulbs. Also available two sconces.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Space Age Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

"885" by Joe Colombo for Oluce 1970 Italian Design Ceiling Lamp Set of 2
By Oluce, Joe Colombo
Located in Brescia, IT
Ceiling lamp giving direct and indirect light, chromium-plated stem, lacquered ceiling fixing. Adjustable reflector in lacquered aluminium. In 1970 it was the first domestic light w...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Set of Three Italian Art Deco Large Hand Blown Opaline Glass Pendants, 1930s
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
A set of three large ball hand blown opaline glass ball pendant with burnished brass mounts, chain and canopy, Italy, 1930-1939. One brass Edison E-27 light bulb socket for a large ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Set of 3 Murano Italy Glass Dome Top Pendant Lights by Lighting Company I3
By ITRE
Located in New York, NY
A lovely simple yet elegant set of three dome top canister style hand blown glass pendant lights from Italian lighting company I3 and made in Murano, Italy, circa 1980. The pedants a...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

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Set Of Italian Chandeliers For Sale on 1stDibs

Find a variety of set of Italian chandeliers available on 1stDibs. The range of distinct set of Italian chandeliers — often made from metal, glass and brass — can elevate any home. Find 297 antique and vintage set of Italian chandeliers at 1stDibs now, or shop our selection of 22 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished furniture. There are all kinds of set of Italian chandeliers available, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. Mid-Century Modern, Modern and Art Deco set of Italian chandeliers are consistently popular styles. Set of Italian chandeliers have been a part of the life’s work for many furniture makers, but those produced by Stilnovo, Venini and Gaetano Sciolari are consistently popular.

How Much are Set Of Italian Chandeliers?

Set of Italian chandeliers can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price at 1stDibs is $4,170, while the lowest priced sells for $144 and the highest can go for as much as $95,000.

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.