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20th Century Vintage Italian Mid-Century Murano Glass Pendant by Paolo Venini
By Paolo Venini
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A vintage Mid-Century modern Italian pendant, chandelier made of hand blown smoked Murano glass
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Rare Midcentury Chandelier by Veca
By VECA
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Rare vintage Italian midcentury chandelier with curved beveled glasses mounted on chrome frame
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Rare Midcentury Chandelier by Veca
Rare Midcentury Chandelier by Veca
H 11.42 in W 10.63 in D 7.88 in
Rare Midcentury Chandelier by Veca
By VECA
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Rare vintage Italian midcentury chandelier with clear beveled glasses and white lenses in the
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Globe Chandelier by VeArt
By VeArt
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Vintage Italian mid-century globe chandelier with milky white Murano Glass shades mounted on chrome
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Globe Chandelier by VeArt
Globe Chandelier by VeArt
H 21.66 in Dm 15.75 in
Large Italian Modernist Murano Art Glass Chrome Leather Sputnik Orbit Chandelier
By Mazzega
Located in Coimbra, PT
Fabulous vintage Italian Mid-Century Modernist Murano Mazzega era art glass chrome orbit chandelier
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Murano Glass Chandelier, Italy, Mid-20th Century
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
Murano glass chandelier. Italy, mid-20th century.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Mid-Century Modern Venini Italian Art Glass Crystal Chandelier
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in LOS ANGELES, CA
Mid-Century Modern Venini Italian art glass crystal chandelier.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal

Pair of Italian Murano Glass and Chrome Chandeliers, circa 1970s
By Vintage Italian Glass
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Stunning pair of Italian made chandeliers executed in chrome and Murano glass. The chandeliers
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Italian Mid-Century Chandelier with Glass Blossoms, 1955, Murano
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in Vienna, AT
Mid-century glass chandelier from Italy. Nickel plated base with glass blossoms. Each blossom is
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Mid-Century Modern Murano Blown Glass Chandelier, 1960s
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in Stamford, CT
mid- century modern chandelier complimentary to many stylish interiors.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Blue Italian opaline pendant light - 1960s
By Vintage Italian Lamp
Located in Uccle, Bruxelles
Superb blue/turquoise opaline pendant light The dimensions of the lamp itself are Diameter: 24cm Height: 40cm The total height including the stem is 115 cm. It is in very good con...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Opaline Glass

Mid-Century Italian Modern Murano Glass Petal Chandelier by Barovier & Toso
By Vintage Murano Gallery, Barovier&Toso
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A stunning masterpiece by Barovier & Toso for Murano glass chandelier. It features blown art glass
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Stunning Murano Glass Mid-Century Modern 12-Arm Chandelier
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Beautiful simplicity in this Murano glass Italian Mid-Century Modern chandelier having light smoked
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Art Glass

Mid Century brass chandelier, Italy
By Gaetano Sciolari
Located in Dallas, TX
Large Mid Century Modern round brass chandelier, attributed to Sciolari Italy 1970s. The vintage
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Mid Century brass chandelier, Italy
Located in Dallas, TX
Mid century modern brass chandelier, Italy 1960s. The large vintage chandelier is made of six arms
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Mid-Century Modern Beige Glass Pendant Light
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Italian blown glass pendant light with chrome accent and vintage black spiral cording. This ceiling
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Murano Glass Chandelier, Italy mid-20th Century
Located in Roma, IT
Vintage Murano Glass Chandelier, Italy mid-20th Century. 5 lights. 105 x 80 cm. Good condition.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Murano Glass Chandelier, Italy mid-20th Century
Located in Roma, IT
Vintage Murano Glass Chandelier, Italy mid-20th Century. 6 lights. 105 x 80 cm. Very good
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Mid-20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Monumental Tronchi Italian Chandelier
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in Chicago, IL
Monumental Tronchi Italian chandelier, four layers of cut clown glass. Measures: Top diameter 32.5
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Mid-Century Italian Murano chandelier
By Vistosi
Located in Budapest, HU
Huge Vintage Italian Murano chandelier - 87 pink alabaster disks Vintage Italian Murano chandelier
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Art Glass, Murano Glass

Mid Century Italian Tole Chandelier
Located in San Francisco, CA
install. In excellent vintage condition. Italy, circa 1960.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Mid-Century Sputnik Italian chandelier
By Mazzega
Located in Budapest, HU
Sputnik space age Italian vintage crystal chandelier made by 51 multicolored glasses in a burnished
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Mid Century Modern Vintage Glass Chandelier Mazzega Chandelier, Italy, 1970
By Mazzega
Located in Vienna, AT
Space Age vintage chandelier by Mazzega, Italy, 1970 from glass and metal. This beautiful
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Mid-Century Italian Murano chandelier
By Vistosi
Located in Budapest, HU
Vintage Italian Murano chandelier in Vistosi style. The chandelier has 87 fantastic multicolored
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Art Glass, Murano Glass

Mid-Century Sputnik Italian chandelier
By Venini
Located in Budapest, HU
Sputnik space age Italian vintage crystal chandelier made by 51 transparent crystals in a burnished
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Art Glass, Murano Glass

Murano Disc Mid-Century Modern Tiered Chandelier, Antiqued Brass, New Wired
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in Stamford, CT
Murano Disc Mid-Century Modern Tiered Chandelier, Antiqued Brass, New Wired, Lavender and White
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and...

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Brass

Pair Murano Disc Mid-Century Modern Tiered Chandelier, Antique Brass, Monumental
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in Stamford, CT
Palatial Murano Disc Mid-Century Modern Tiered Chandeliers, A Pair, Antiqued Brass Base, New Wired
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and...

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Brass

Mid-Century Modern Italian Venini Quadriedri Prism Chandelier
By Venini
Located in New York, NY
Mid-Century Modern Italian Venini 'cake' chandelier made of descending stacked layers of quadriedri
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Pair of Murano Disc Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers, Antique Brass, New Wired
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in Stamford, CT
Pair Apple Green Murano Disc Mid-Century Modern Tiered Chandelier, Antiqued Brass, New Wired
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and...

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Brass

Pair of Murano Disc Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers, Antiqued Brass, New Wired
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in Stamford, CT
Murano Disc Mid-Century Modern Tiered Chandelier, Antiqued Brass, New Wired, A Pair. Multiple
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and...

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Brass

Mid-Century Murano Chandelier Italy, 1960s
Located in Miklavž Pri Taboru, SI
conveys the spirit of the space age, the mid-century style. Good vintage condition. The metal has a
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Murano glass Mid-Century Chandelier, Italy
By AVMazzega
Located in Dallas, TX
Large Mid Century Modern Murano glass chandelier, attributed to Mazzega, Italy 1970s. The vintage
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Mid Century Italian Tole Chandelier
Located in Albano Laziale, Rome/Lazio
Chandelier from the 1950s in iron and painted with a natural vintage patina. It has six candle
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20th Century Italian Rococo Chandeliers and Pendants

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Iron, Tôle

Mid Century Modern Vintage Smoked Glass Sputnik Chandelier 1960s Italy
By Fontana Arte
Located in Vienna, AT
Mid Century Modern vintage circular chandelier sputnik like, Italy 1960s with smoked grey glass
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Mid Century Modern Vintage Brass Chandelier Italy circa 1960
By Franco Albini and Franca Helg
Located in Vienna, AT
Mid-Century Modern Italian Chandelier from brass in the style of Franco Albini and Franca Helg
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Mid Century Modern Metal Sputnik Vintage Chandelier 1960s Italy
Located in Vienna, AT
Mid Century Modern nickel-plated metal Sputnik chandelier with 21 arms, which was designed 1960s
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Vintage 1960s Italian Space Age Chandeliers and Pendants

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Nickel

Brass Mid-Century Italian Chandelier Pendant
Located in London, GB
A brass adjustables three way pendant light. Italy, c1960s. Original blue and white painted
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Brass Mid-Century Italian Chandelier Pendant
Brass Mid-Century Italian Chandelier Pendant
H 27.17 in W 15.75 in D 11.82 in
Vintage Mid Century Murano Mazzega Colorful Round Italian Glass Chandelier
By Mazzega
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Magical vintage Murano Mazzega colorful glass chandelier. Holds 3 lightbulbs. Has 8 glass pieces
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Mid-Century, Murano Opalescent Glass Hanging Pendant Light
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in Charleston, SC
A stunning mid-century opaline murano bell shaped pendency light with brass details. The glass has
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Orange Mid-Century Murano glass chandelier - Italy
By Mazzega
Located in Dallas, TX
Dark orange Murano glass Mid-Century chandelier, attributed to Mazzega, Italy 1970s. The mid
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Mid-Century Italian Glass Flush Mount Chandelier
Located in Vilnius, LT
Italian mid-century flush mount chandelier is made of rectangular gold-plated metal base with
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Mid-Century Italian Glass Flush Mount Chandelier
Located in Vilnius, LT
Italian mid-century flush mount chandelier is made of rectangular gold-plated metal base with
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Sciolari Gaetano Vintage Golden Metal Mid-Century Modern Chandelier, 1960s Italy
Located in Vienna, AT
Gaetano Sciolari vintage golden metal Mid-Century Modern chandelier designed 1960s, Italy. Gaetano
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Mid-Century Modern Vintage Clear Grey Glass Flower Chandelier, 1960s, Italy
By Carlo Nason
Located in Vienna, AT
Mid Century Modern vintage grey clear glass flower or clover leaf chandelier or pendant by Carlo
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Stainless Steel

Italian Vintage Design Chandelier White Brass from Stilnovo 1960 Mid-Century
By Stilnovo
Located in Ijzendijke, NL
Massive cluster chandelier designed by Stilnovo with a diameter of 130 cm. Italian mid-century at
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

Mid-Century Italian Chrome Chandelier, 1960's
Located in Praha, CZ
Vintage chrome & plastic chandelier produced in Italy in the 1960's. Bulbs: 6 x E14.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Italian Lotus Chandelier with Murano Glass and Brass
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in Waxahachie, TX
Stunning brass Lotus chandelier with brown Murano glass leaves in Franco Luce style. Italy, 1960
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Mid-20th Century Gilded Tole Chandelier
Located in New Orleans, LA
collection from Italy. The piece dates back to the mid 20th Century, circa 1950, and offers a unique shape
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Mid-20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Gold, Tin

Pair Mid-Century Italian Arlecchino Murano chandeliers
By Vistosi
Located in Budapest, HU
Vintage Italian Murano chandeliers in Vistosi style. The chandelier has 87 fantastic multicolored
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Art Glass, Murano Glass

Mid-Century Italian Murano alabaster disks chandelier
By Vistosi
Located in Budapest, HU
Vintage Italian Murano chandelier in Vistosi style. The chandelier has 87 fantastic white alabaster
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Art Glass, Murano Glass

Mid-Century Cascade Glass Chandelier Italy 1970s
Located in Miklavž Pri Taboru, SI
The rare Mid-Century Modern five-light cascading pendant lamp made in Italy in the 1970s. The lamp
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Pair Mid-Century Sputnik Italian crystal chandeliers
By Venini
Located in Budapest, HU
Sputnik space age Italian vintage crystal chandeliers made by 51 transparent crystals in a
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Art Glass, Murano Glass

Pair Mid-Century Sputnik Italian "Arlecchino" chandeliers
By Mazzega
Located in Budapest, HU
Pair Sputnik space age Italian vintage crystal chandelierr made by 51 multicolored glasses in a
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Mid-Century Modern Brass Crystal Vintage Chandelier Gaetano Sciolari Italy 1960s
By Gaetano Sciolari
Located in Vienna, AT
This sparkling brass and crystal vintage chandelier by Gaetano Sciolari (1927-1994) consists of
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Brass

1940's Italian Murano Glass And Brass Chandelier
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in New York, NY
1940's Murano Glass and brass 8 arm chandelier, fully restored and rewired with minor wear and
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Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Mid Century Italian Small Stilnovo Orbit Chandelier Brass, Italy, 1955
By Stilnovo
Located in Los Angeles, CA
The Mid Century Italian Small Stilnovo Orbit Chandelier, crafted in brass and originating from
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Mid-century ice Murano glass chandelier Italy 1970s
Located in Miklavž Pri Taboru, SI
This vintage ice Murano glass chandelier is a mid-century masterpiece made in Italy in the 1970s
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Chrome

Green Murano Glass Chandelier, Italy, Mid-20th Century
Located in Antwerp, BE
Green Murano Glass chandelier. An 8-armed Murano chandelier from the Mid-20th Century. This
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Mid-20th Century Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Gaetano Sciolari Mid-Century Italian Chrome Chandelier
By Gaetano Sciolari
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Vintage modern 24 bulb chandelier featuring sculpted chrome frame with glass trim, designed by
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Large Mid-Century Italian Glass Flush Mount Chandelier
Located in Vilnius, LT
Italian mid-century flush mount chandelier is made of rectangular gold-plated metal base with
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Large Mid-Century Italian Glass Flush Mount Chandelier
Large Mid-Century Italian Glass Flush Mount Chandelier
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Vintage Italian Midcentury Chandelier For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the vintage Italian midcentury chandelier you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Frequently made of glass, metal and brass, every vintage Italian midcentury chandelier was constructed with great care. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer vintage Italian midcentury chandelier, there are earlier versions available from the 19th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 20th Century. A vintage Italian midcentury chandelier made by Mid-Century Modern designers — as well as those associated with Hollywood Regency — is very popular. Vintage Murano Gallery, Carlo Nason and Gaetano Sciolari each produced at least one beautiful vintage Italian midcentury chandelier that is worth considering.

How Much is a Vintage Italian Midcentury Chandelier?

Prices for a vintage Italian midcentury chandelier can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $507 and can go as high as $6,410, while the average can fetch as much as $2,450.

A Close Look at Mid-Century Modern Furniture

Organically shaped, clean-lined and elegantly simple are three terms that well describe vintage mid-century modern furniture. The style, which emerged primarily in the years following World War II, is characterized by pieces that were conceived and made in an energetic, optimistic spirit by creators who believed that good design was an essential part of good living.

ORIGINS OF MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGN

CHARACTERISTICS OF MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGN

MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGNERS TO KNOW

ICONIC MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGNS

VINTAGE MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE ON 1STDIBS

The mid-century modern era saw leagues of postwar American architects and designers animated by new ideas and new technology. The lean, functionalist International-style architecture of Le Corbusier and Bauhaus eminences Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Walter Gropius had been promoted in the United States during the 1930s by Philip Johnson and others. New building techniques, such as “post-and-beam” construction, allowed the International-style schemes to be realized on a small scale in open-plan houses with long walls of glass.

Materials developed for wartime use became available for domestic goods and were incorporated into mid-century modern furniture designs. Charles and Ray Eames and Eero Saarinen, who had experimented extensively with molded plywood, eagerly embraced fiberglass for pieces such as the La Chaise and the Womb chair, respectively. 

Architect, writer and designer George Nelson created with his team shades for the Bubble lamp using a new translucent polymer skin and, as design director at Herman Miller, recruited the Eameses, Alexander Girard and others for projects at the legendary Michigan furniture manufacturer

Harry Bertoia and Isamu Noguchi devised chairs and tables built of wire mesh and wire struts. Materials were repurposed too: The Danish-born designer Jens Risom created a line of chairs using surplus parachute straps for webbed seats and backrests.

The Risom lounge chair was among the first pieces of furniture commissioned and produced by legendary manufacturer Knoll, a chief influencer in the rise of modern design in the United States, thanks to the work of Florence Knoll, the pioneering architect and designer who made the firm a leader in its field. The seating that Knoll created for office spaces — as well as pieces designed by Florence initially for commercial clients — soon became desirable for the home.

As the demand for casual, uncluttered furnishings grew, more mid-century furniture designers caught the spirit.

Classically oriented creators such as Edward Wormley, house designer for Dunbar Inc., offered such pieces as the sinuous Listen to Me chaise; the British expatriate T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings switched gears, creating items such as the tiered, biomorphic Mesa table. There were Young Turks such as Paul McCobb, who designed holistic groups of sleek, blond wood furniture, and Milo Baughman, who espoused a West Coast aesthetic in minimalist teak dining tables and lushly upholstered chairs and sofas with angular steel frames.

As the collection of vintage mid-century modern chairs, dressers, coffee tables and other furniture for the living room, dining room, bedroom and elsewhere on 1stDibs demonstrates, this period saw one of the most delightful and dramatic flowerings of creativity in design history.

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, and antique 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, 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. (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.)

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 natural world-inspired designs of the Art Nouveau era 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 — shop a collection today that includes antique Art Deco chandeliers, Stilnovo chandeliers, Baccarat chandeliers and more.