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Stilnovo Chandelier Brass Glass 1950 Italy
By Stilnovo
Located in Milano, IT
Stilnovo Chandelier Brass Glass 1950 Italy
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Vintage 1950s Italian Other Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Stilnovo Chandelier Brass Opaline Glass, 1950
By Stilnovo
Located in Milano, IT
Stilnovo chandelier brass Opaline glass, 1950, Italy.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Other Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Stilnovo Chandelier in Brass and Murano Glass
By Stilnovo
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
This stylish and chic chandelier dates to the 1950s-1960s and was created by Stilnovo. The piece takes on the motif of rice paper lanterns. Fabricated in Murano glass. Note: T...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Brass, Brass

Stilnovo Eight-Arm Brass and Glass Chandelier
By Stilnovo
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Stilnovo eight-arm brass and glass chandelier.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Stilnovo Chandelier Brass and Glass, Italy, 1960
By Stilnovo
Located in Roosendaal, Noord Brabant
Very nice and impressive large chandelier designed and manufactured by Stilnovo, Italy 1960. This is for a very nice modernist shaped chandelier with brass shades and milk glass diff...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

  • Stilnovo Chandelier Brass and Glass, Italy, 1960
  • Stilnovo Chandelier Brass and Glass, Italy, 1960
  • Stilnovo Chandelier Brass and Glass, Italy, 1960
  • Stilnovo Chandelier Brass and Glass, Italy, 1960
H 47.25 in. W 31.5 in. D 31.5 in.
Stilnovo Chandelier Brass Glass Metal, 1960, Italy
By Stilnovo
Located in Milano, IT
Stilnovo chandelier brass glass metal, 1960, Italy.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Other Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Stilnovo Style Brass Chandelier
By Stilnovo
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
Sleek all brass chandelier in the Stilnovo style, this piece has six arms on a parallel plane from brass center, each arm has a perpendicular arm creating a total of 12 lights wit...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Stilnovo Chandelier 9 Lights Brass Opaline Glass, 1950
By Stilnovo
Located in Milano, IT
Exceptional chandelier Stilnovo 9lights brass opaline glass 1950, Italy.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Other Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Stilnovo Chandelier Brass Opaline Glass, 1950, Italy
By Stilnovo
Located in Milano, IT
Stilnovo chandelier brass opaline glass, 1950, Italy.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Other Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Stilnovo Chandelier Brass Opaline Glass, 1950, Italy
By Stilnovo
Located in Milano, IT
Stilnovo chandelier brass opaline glass, 1950, Italy.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Other Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Stilnovo Chandelier Brass Opaline Glass, 1950, Italy
By Stilnovo
Located in Milano, IT
Stilnovo chandelier brass opaline glass, 1950.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Other Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Chandelier" stile of Stilnovo" 1950, Brass Glass
By Stilnovo
Located in Milano, IT
Chandelier " style of Stilnovo "1950 n. four lights. Glass and brass.
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Vintage 1950s French Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

  • Chandelier" stile of  Stilnovo"  1950, Brass Glass
  • Chandelier" stile of  Stilnovo"  1950, Brass Glass
  • Chandelier" stile of  Stilnovo"  1950, Brass Glass
  • Chandelier" stile of  Stilnovo"  1950, Brass Glass
H 35.83 in. W 23.63 in. D 23.63 in.
Stilnovo Satin Glass and Brass Chandeliers, circa 1960
By Stilnovo
Located in Vienna, AT
Elegant Stilnovo chandeliers, circa 1960, with dual satin glass diffusers and polished brass hardware. Very good condition with a light patina on the brass. Two E27 sockets each. Bod...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Huge Stilnovo Style Brass and Murano Glass Chandelier
By Stilnovo
Located in Berlin, DE
Very nice brass and Murano glass chandelier in the style of Stilnovo. The chandeliers are in excellent condition. 12 x E14 sockets. Please note: Lamp should be fitted professio...
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Early 2000s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Stilnovo Chandelier Brass Opaline Glass Iron, 1950, Italy
By Stilnovo
Located in Milano, IT
Stilnovo chandelier brass opaline glass iron, 1950, Italy.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Other Chandeliers and Pendants

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Opaline Glass

Stilnovo Chandelier Glass Copper-Plated Brass 1950, Italy
By Stilnovo
Located in Milano, IT
Stilnovo Chandelier glass copper-plated brass 1950, Italy.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Other Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Stilnovo Chandelier Brass Opaline Glass Metal, 1950, Italy
By Stilnovo
Located in Milano, IT
Stilnovo chandelier brass opaline glass metal, 1950, Italy.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Other Chandeliers and Pendants

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Opaline Glass

Stilnovo Chandeliers White Glass Brass Plastic, 1960, Italy
By Stilnovo
Located in Milano, IT
Stilnovo chandeliers white glass brass plastic, 1960, Italy.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Other Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Midcentury Stilnovo Brass and Opaline Glass Chandelier, 1950s, Italy
By Stilnovo
Located in Palermo, IT
Elegant gilt brass chandelier with nine opal glass lampshades, attributed to Stilnovo, 1950s, Italy. Wear according to age and use.    
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Mid-Century Stilnovo Style Brass and Glass Tube Chandelier
By Stilnovo
Located in Frisco, TX
A brass ten arm chandelier ending with glass shades and blue enameled center. Each arm requires one European E14 candelabra bulb, each bulb up to 40 watts. Note: One glass with a ti...
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Vintage 1950s German Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

Midcentury Stilnovo Wooden Brass and Glass Chandelier, Italy, 1960s
By Stilnovo
Located in Palermo, IT
Very beautiful chandelier with five pendants made of wood, brass and opaline glass, attributed to Stilnovo, Italy, 1960. Wear consistent with age and use.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Rare Nine Shade Brass and Glass Chandelier by Stilnovo
By Stilnovo
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Rare chandelier with nine rectangular brushed satin glass shades and brass plated nickel. Manufactured by Stilnovo in Milan, circa 1960s. Takes nine E27 40w maximum bulbs. Wired for ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Stilnovo Midcentury Brass 5 Opaline Glass Chandelier, Italy, circa 1955
By Stilnovo
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Stilnovo midcentury brass opaline glass chandelier, Italy, circa 1955. Stunning and large original Stilnovo lamp with 5 brass and opaline glass balls, good original vintage condition...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

Stilnovo Chandelier 1955 Brass Metal Iron Murano Glass, Italy
By Stilnovo
Located in Milano, IT
Stilnovo chandelier 1955 brass metal iron Murano glass, Italy.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Other Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

1958 Italian Frosted Glass 6-Light Brass Chandelier Attributed to Stilnovo
By Stilnovo
Located in New York, NY
A pair is available in excellent vintage condition – Mid-Century Modern organic design round chandelier with 6 cylinder bottle shaped pendants in a frosted white glass decorated with...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

Italian Modern Brass, Glass and Enameled 3-Light Chandelier, Stilnovo
By Stilnovo
Located in Miami, FL
A beautiful vintage 3-light Italian chandelier by Stilnovo. The 3 lights radiate off a circular hub with a central mount in a metallic ebonized finish. The elongated ovoid shaped gl...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Large Italian Modern Neoclassic 2-Tier Brass & Satin Glass Chandelier, Stilnovo
By Stilnovo
Located in New York, NY
Very large, elegant Italian midcentury chandelier / pendant by Stilnovo with a solid brass frame and 24 satin milk glass candles set in multi-tier structure and in a modern neoclassi...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Stilnovo Chandelier “Ciambella” 1950 Opaline Glass Metal Brass, Italy
By Stilnovo
Located in Milano, IT
Stilnovo chandelier “Ciambella” 1950 opaline glass metal brass, Italy.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Other Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Stilnovo Brass Six-Arm Italian Chandelier
By Stilnovo
Located in Bochum, NRW
An amazing Stilnovo chandelier. Brass structure and six opaline glass globes. Newly rewired. Dimensions: Height 85 cm, diameter 85 cm.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Minimal Midcentury Italian Design Chandelier Brass Gold White Glass Stilnovo
By Stilnovo
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Minimal midcentury Italian design chandelier brass gold white glass Stilnovo. Measures: Glass cm.25 x 26.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Stilnovo Italian Chandelier Midcentury in Brass and Opaline Glass, 1950s
By Stilnovo
Located in Milano, IT
Fascinating chandelier of the 1950s made by Stilnovo. The chandelier has 4 lights. Beautifully realized by Stilnovo manufacture, the chandelier has a brass structure. Four strings su...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Steel

Stilnovo Attributed Brass and Murano Glass Chandelier, Italy, 1960s
By Stilnovo
Located in Rome, IT
Linear elegance, brass six arm chandelier, holding upturned opaline glass shades. Excellent vintage condition. Six E 27 light bulbs. The rod can shortened on request.  
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Stilnovo Style Brass Frame & 6 Torchiere w/ White Glass Globe Sputnik Chandelier
By Stilnovo
Located in Houston, TX
Offered is a Mid-Century Modern Italian Stilnovo style brass frame and six trumpet style arm / torchiere with large white glass globes attached, Sputnik chandelier. The height is adj...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Beige Murano Glass and Brass Sputnik Chandelier in Stilnovo Style
By Stilnovo
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Very elegant Sputnik brass chandelier featuring 20 lights, 20 solid brass rods ending with beige Murano glass bowls and brass rodes ending with an arrow. White lacquered steel cones....
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1990s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Stilnovo Chandelier Midcentury Three Bowls Opal Glass and Brass, 1950s
By Stilnovo
Located in Milano, IT
Stilnovo chandelier of midcentury 1950s. The chandelier is pendant with three wavy bowls in opaline glass. The pendant has a wood and brass structure. The chandelier is in excellent ...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Stilnovo Italian Vintage Brass Chandelier, Opaline Glass Spheres, 1960-1962
By Stilnovo
Located in Prato, Tuscany
Scenographic Italian vintage chandelier; the sturdy structure that supports the spheres is perfectly made of solid brass brushed and polished; the wise arrangement and proportion of ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Mid-Century Italian Chandelier Stilnovo Style Brass Lacquered Murano Glass
By Stilnovo
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Midcentury Italian chandelier Stilnovo style chic and elegant form.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Mid Century Brass Chandelier Stilnovo Style
By Stilnovo
Located in Vienna, AT
A brass Italian six arms chandelier ending with glass shades and black enameled center. Newly polished, rewired and ready for use with 220 and 110 volts.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Mid Century Brass Chandelier w/ Frosted Glass Shades Attributed to Stilnovo
By Stilnovo
Located in New York, NY
A vintage five-arm brass chandelier with frosted glass shades and black enamel detailing attributed to Stilnovo, circa 1955. Newly rewired.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Enamel

Italian Midcentury Rectangular Brass & Milk Glass Chandelier attrib to Stilnovo
By Stilnovo
Located in New York, NY
Elegant Italian Mid-Century Modern pendant / chandelier attributed to Stilnovo, circa 1958 The fixture is suspended from a black enameled rectangular metal canopy with 2 round bras...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

Original Stilnovo Chandelier from Satinized Glass and Brass, Italy, circa 1950
By Stilnovo
Located in Vienna, AT
Chandelier from satinized glass and brass Italy, circa 1950- labelled Milano Stilnovo Italy (sticker) Rare and large 25.6" chandelier with 12 floral shades from 3 petals each exec...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Chandelier, Opaline Glass, Brass, 6 Lighting Arms, attrib to Stilnovo
By Stilnovo
Located in Roma, IT
Italian chandelier opaline glass brass. Beautiful and in excellent condition. Attributed to Stilnovo, circa 1960
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

Stilnovo Three-Light Faceted Glass Chandelier
By Stilnovo
Located in London, GB
Stilnovo faceted glass pendant, painted aluminium, brass. Re wired with a drop of up to 1.7 meters   
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Brass

Stilnovo Murano Glass Brass Five-Arm Chandelier, Italy, 1950-1959
By Stilnovo
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
A Stilnovo brass parcel patinated five-light chandelier with large Murano glass shades in modernist clear lines design, Italy, 1950s. The glass globes are in very good condition, bra...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Brass

Stilnovo Chandelier
By Stilnovo
Located in Meyrin, CH
Stilnovo glass, brass and metal chandelier.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

  • Stilnovo Chandelier
  • Stilnovo Chandelier
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  • Stilnovo Chandelier
H 7.88 in. Dm 9.45 in.
Tall Stilnovo Satin Glass Chandelier, 1950s
By Stilnovo
Located in Vienna, AT
Rare Stilnovo chandelier with a long satin glass shade, bright red perspex shade and brass hardware from the 1950s. Very nice original condition with patina on the brass. Four origin...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Stilnovo Chandelier
By Stilnovo
Located in New York, NY
Large Stilnovo chandelier. Made in Italy in 1960s. Model 1173. Stilnovo label.  
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

  • Stilnovo Chandelier
  • Stilnovo Chandelier
  • Stilnovo Chandelier
  • Stilnovo Chandelier
H 48 in. W 43 in. D 8 in.
Stilnovo Chandelier
By Stilnovo
Located in New York, NY
Stilnovo chandelier. Made with brass, enameled metal and opaline glass globes. Italy, 1950s.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Metal

  • Stilnovo Chandelier
  • Stilnovo Chandelier
  • Stilnovo Chandelier
  • Stilnovo Chandelier
H 32 in. Dm 27.5 in.
Stilnovo Brass and Glass, 1950
By Stilnovo
Located in Milano, IT
Chandelier Stilnovo five-light, 1950. Brass and glass.
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Antique 1650s Italian Other Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

  • Stilnovo Brass and Glass, 1950
  • Stilnovo Brass and Glass, 1950
  • Stilnovo Brass and Glass, 1950
  • Stilnovo Brass and Glass, 1950
H 47.25 in. Dm 23.63 in.
1950s, Brass Chandelier with Frosted with Glass Shades by Stilnovo, Italy
By Stilnovo
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Beautiful and original midcentury chandelier with five frosted white glass shades on a brass frame by Stilnovo, Italy. Period: 1950s. Five-light. Technical 100% / E14 / 17. The dim...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Mid-Century Modern Stilnovo Style Brass and Opaline Glass Italian Chandelier
By Stilnovo
Located in Bochum, NRW
Mid-Century Modern style Italian chandelier, 12 glass globes disposed on a brass circle, hanged to the canopy by its own electrical cable, adjustable height, Stilnovo style. Dimen...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Stilnovo Chandelier
By Stilnovo
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Vibrant Stilnovo six shade brass and glass chandelier from 1950s, Italy. Fully restored and rewired for use in the US. Patina lacquered brass finish. Measures: Fixture Height 11” D...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

  • Stilnovo Chandelier
  • Stilnovo Chandelier
  • Stilnovo Chandelier
  • Stilnovo Chandelier
H 29 in. Dm 23 in.
Large Italian 1950s Globe Chandelier in Brass and Glass by Stilnovo
By Stilnovo
Located in Shepperton, Surrey
A striking 1950s six-light globe chandelier by Italian makers Stilnovo. In a combination of glass, brass and aluminum, the globe shades are suspended from brass arms, each with br...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Chandelier in Brass and Glass Attributed to Stilnovo, Midcentury, Italy, 1960
By Stilnovo
Located in Palermo, IT
Refined 6-light chandelier attributed to Stilnovo with brass structure with 3 rods that support a white and rough concave glass in the upper part and in the lower part there is a sec...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Nine-Arm Chandelier Emerald Green Patinated Brass & Glass Stilnovo, Italy, 1950s
By Stilnovo
Located in National City, CA
Midcentury Italy spectacular Stilnovo 1950s ninearm modern Italian chandelier in emerald green and patinated brass with opaline glass shades in a cone shape form. Measures: 38" heig...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Mid-Century Modern Stilnovo Style Brass and Opaline Glass Italian Chandelier
By Stilnovo
Located in Bochum, NRW
Mid-Century Modern style Italian chandelier, 12 glass globes disposed on a brass circle, hanged to the canopy by its own electrical cable, adjustable height, Stilnovo style. Dimen...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Stilnovo Chandelier Brass Opaline Glass Wood 10-Light 1950 Italy
By Stilnovo
Located in Milano, IT
Stilnovo chandelier brass Opaline glass wood 10-light 1950 Italy.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Other Chandeliers and Pendants

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Opaline Glass

20th Century Italian Vintage Brass Chandelier, Glass Pendant by Stilnovo
By Stilnovo
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A vintage Mid-Century Modern Italian chandelier made of lacquered metal and brass, having four frosted opaline glass light shades supported by slightly curved brass arms, each of the...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

Brass and Glass Pendant by Stilnovo
By Stilnovo
Located in Carpaneto Piacentino, Italy
Rare brass and etched glass pendant manufactured by Stilnovo. Black lacquered structure with 2 pendant, original label.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

  • Brass and Glass Pendant by Stilnovo
  • Brass and Glass Pendant by Stilnovo
  • Brass and Glass Pendant by Stilnovo
  • Brass and Glass Pendant by Stilnovo
H 47.25 in. Dm 23.63 in.
Stilnovo Style Brass Hand Blown Opaline Glass Spiral Chandelier, Italy, 1960s
By Stilnovo
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
A tall Stilnovo style brass spiral seven-light chandelier with hand blown opaline glass globes, Italy, 1960s. Measures: Height 38" (99 cm), adjustable height Width/depth 19" (48 c...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

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Stilnovo Glass Brass Chandelier For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic stilnovo glass brass chandelier available at 1stDibs. Each stilnovo glass brass chandelier for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, brass and glass. If you’re shopping for a stilnovo glass brass chandelier, we have 412 options in-stock, while there are 53 modern editions to choose from as well. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect stilnovo glass brass chandelier —, we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. A stilnovo glass brass chandelier, designed in the Mid-Century Modern, Modern or Art Deco style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. Many designers have produced at least one well-made stilnovo glass brass chandelier over the years, but those crafted by Stilnovo, Silvio Piattelli and Gaetano Sciolari are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

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A stilnovo glass brass chandelier can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $3,932, while the lowest priced sells for $433 and the highest can go for as much as $25,000.

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.