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1960's Mid Century Modern Cascading 8 Color Pendant Chandelier
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in Las Vegas, NV
An amazing 8 shade cascading pendant chandelier from the 1960s. Each colored shade of crystal Lucite in a geometric woven pattern. Gleaming brass chain and large ceiling cap. Porce...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Lucite

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 greyish glass with silver leaf pinstripes on the bobeches. 12 arms, original ceili...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Art Glass

Vintage Mid-Century Modern Bronze Finish Chandelier
Located in Chicago, IL
Vintage Mid-Century Modern bronze finish chandelier. Uncertain to designer. Manner of Paul McCobb, Milo Baughman, Walter Von Nessen Just needs some nice glass cylinder shades. Or co...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Vintage Mid-Century Modern Polished Chrome Chandelier
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Mid-century five globe chandelier with surrounding bent chrome plates. The white globes give a soft glowing light, with the chrome acting as a reflecting mirror, casting light back i...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Mid Century Modern Vintage Glass Chandelier Mazzega Chandelier, Italy, 1970
By Mazzega
Located in Vienna, AT
This chandelier by Mazzega, Italy, 1970 has a chromed metal construction and four yellow and clear glass shades. The chandelier lights with six E 14 bulbs. To hang up with a chain a...
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Mid-Century Modern Vintage Brass Chandelier, Vienna, 1950s
Located in Vienna, AT
The mid century modern vintage brass chandelier with curved 10 arms shows a wonderful brass patina on the surface and features the possibility to minimize the light blaze from 10 bul...
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Mid-20th Century Austrian 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 fixture light will glow through it's milky golden tiered glass shade. The curved a...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

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 fixed with a tiny metal ring. The height of the chandelier without the chain is 24 c...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Original Vintage Bakalowits Crystal Chandelier Mid-Century Modern
By Bakalowits & Söhne, Woka Lamps
Located in Vienna, AT
A very charming Bakalowits chandelier from the 1960s, 12 flames, the height is just the chandelier. Materials & Techniques Notes: brass and hand-cut crystal-glass Suitable for the US.
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Vintage 1960s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Brass

Mid-Century Modern Vintage Brass Sputnik Chandelier, circa 1955
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Original Sputnik chandelier from the mid-1950s with 12-light for illumination. All brass with some minor tarnish, age related. Wiring is crisp and sound, has the original adjustable ...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Mid-Century Modern Vintage Acrylic Glass Chandelier, circa 1960
Located in Vienna, AT
The Mid-Century Modern vintage chandelier features many laminate acrylic glass parts, which are arranged like a fan. Furthermore the vintage chandelier shows one E 27 socket. Good ...
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Acrylic, Plastic

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 circa 1960. A brass dome shade is characterized by beautiful brass patina and white lac...
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Mid-Century Modern Chromed Metal Vintage Sputnik Chandelier, circa 1960
Located in Vienna, AT
This presented Mid-Century Modern chandelier was designed and executed, circa 1960. Also the chandelier shows 15 sockets E 14. Furthermore the hanging lamp features a great size wi...
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Vintage Mid-Century Modern Mo Bridges Brutalist Hammered Brass Chandelier
By Moe Bridges
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage Mid-Century Modern Mo Bridges Brutalist hammered brass chandelier. Item features (7) lights, unique Brutalist design, intentional distressed finish, very nice vintage item, g...
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Mid-20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Vintage Mid-Century Modern Mo Bridges Brutalist Hammered Chrome Chandelier
By Moe Bridges
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage Mid-Century Modern Mo Bridges Brutalist hammered chrome chandelier. Item features (7) lights, unique brutalist design, intentional distressed finish, very nice vintage item, ...
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Mid-20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Mid-Century Modern Vintage Brass Glass Chandelier J. & L. Lobmeyr, 1950s Austria
By J. & L. Lobmeyr Company
Located in Vienna, AT
A high-end Mid-Century Modern vintage brass and crystal glass chandelier or flush mount with 14 arms which was designed and executed by the popular firm J. & L. Lobmeyr in the heart ...
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Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Mid-Century Modern Vintage Lucite Chandelier or Pendant, 1960s, Austria
Located in Vienna, AT
Mid-Century Modern vintage Lucite chandelier or pendant, which was designed and manufactured in Austria, 1960s. While the lamp shade was made out of many Lucite pieces in organic fo...
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Vintage 1960s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Mid Century Modern Vintage Glass Brass Chandelier Miracoloso Bakalowits 1972
By Bakalowits & Söhne
Located in Vienna, AT
A Mid Century Modern vintage brass and glass Sputnik Chandelier or Pendant, which was designed and executed by Bakalowits & Soehne, Vienna, Austria 1972. This early type with the dat...
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Vintage 1970s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Brass

Mid Century Modern Glass Vintage Chandelier by Doria Leuchten, Germany, 1960s
By Doria Leuchten Germany
Located in Vienna, AT
Mid century modern vintage textured glass chandelier or pendant, which features 32 pieces of textured glass tubes and lights with six E 27 bulbs.The metal frame was silver enameled....
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Sciolari Gaetano Vintage Golden Metal Mid-Century Modern Chandelier, 1960s Italy
Located in Vienna, AT
A Gaetano Sciolari vintage golden metal Mid-Century Modern chandelier, which was designed, 1960s, Italy. Gaetano Sciolari came from a family, who designed and manufactured lightings...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Mid-Century Modern Vintage Chandelier Pendant Metal Glass 1950s France
By Mathieu Matégot
Located in Vienna, AT
Mid-century modern vintage chandelier or pendant style Mathieu Matégot, from multicolored metal and milk glass, France 1950s. A playful chandelier with a white lacquered metal baske...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Sheet Metal

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 Italy. Metal sockets with round chromed bulbs E 14. Measurements: Diameter 19.68 in ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Space Age Chandeliers and Pendants

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Nickel

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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 brass and crystal glass. The brass construction, which build the 3-tiered frame, show...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Brass

Mid Century Modern Crystal Glass Vintage Chandelier by Bakalowits 1960s Austria
By Bakalowits & Söhne
Located in Vienna, AT
Mid century modern vintage chandelier, which shows hand-cut crystal glasses in squared and rectangular form. While the two tiered frame was made of brass the chandelier features nine...
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Vintage 1960s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Brass

Mid-Century Modern Vintage Brass Walnut Glass Chandelier Rupert Nikoll Vienna
By Rupert Nikoll
Located in Vienna, AT
This charming six-arm Viennese chandelier by Rupert Nikoll from the 1950s was made of brass, walnut and patterned opaline glass shades. Furthermore the chandelier features six E 27 s...
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Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Mid-Century Modern Vintage Chandelier Pyra by Emil Stejnar Vienna, Austria
By Emil Stejnar
Located in Vienna, AT
A mid century modern vintage chandelier Model Pyra, which was designed by Emil Stejnar and executed by Rupert Nikoll, 1955, for the Espresso "Ohne Pause" in the 1st district in Vienn...
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Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Metal, Brass

Mid Century Modern Glass Brass Vintage Chandelier Bakalowits Cari Zalloni 1960
By Bakalowits & Söhne
Located in Vienna, AT
A mid century modern crystal glass vintage chandelier / pendant Mod. Quazar, which features a brass dome and thirty pieces of curved clear crystal glass sticks. The impressive and b...
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Vintage 1960s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Mid Century Modern White Glass Brass Vintage Chandelier by J. T. Kalmar, 1950s
By J.T. Kalmar
Located in Vienna, AT
Mid century modern vintage chandelier, which was designed and made by J. T. Kalmar. Beautiful white curved glass leaves well - formed to a lamp shade. While the chandelier was create...
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Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Mid-Century Modern Vintage Glass Brass Chandelier by J. T. Kalmar c 1960 Austria
By J.T. Kalmar
Located in Vienna, AT
A mid century modern vintage glass brass chandelier, which was designed and executed by the famed Viennese lightings company J. T. Kalmar, Austria. The vintage chandelier has nine a...
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Vintage 1960s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Mid Century Modern Vintage Brass Glass Chandelier by Doria Germany, 1970s
By Doria Leuchten Germany
Located in Vienna, AT
Mid Century Modern vintage chandelier from brass and textured glass rolls model 4479/8, which was executed by Doria Leuchten Germany, 1970s. The chandelier has 4 tiers with 77 textur...
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Late 20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Mid Century Modern Vintage Brassed Chandelier with Lucite Flowers 1960s Austria
Located in Vienna, AT
Charming Mid-Century Modern brassed chandelier with six hanging lamps, each decorated with nineteen lucite flowers. The chandelier features six sockets E 27 and shows a a beautiful p...
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Vintage 1960s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Mid-Century Modern Vintage Brass Glass Chandelier Rupert Nikoll 1950s Vienna
By Rupert Nikoll
Located in Vienna, AT
This Mid-Century Modern vintage brass chandelier with 5 patterned cone milk glass shades was designed and made by Rupert Nikoll, 1950s Vienna. The chandelier is labeled. Also the b...
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Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

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 Nason, 1960s Italy. Designed by Carlo Nason Murano circa 1960 and executed by Mazzeg...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Stainless Steel

Mid Century Modern Vintage Gold and Glass Sputnik Chandelier 1955 Vienna
By Emil Stejnar
Located in Vienna, AT
A mid century modern style vintage gold and glass sputnik chandelier or hanging lamp, which shows a gold plated version with lucite flowers and cut crystal glasses. Also the chandel...
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Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Gold Plate

Mid-Century Modern Italian Vintage Brass Black White Three-Light Cone Chandelier
By Oscar Torlasco
Located in New York, NY
A 1950s delightful 3-light modern design pendant chandelier attributed to the Italian designer Oscar Torlasco. Three cones in white glass, enclosing the light source and ending in a ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

Mid Century Modern Vintage Chandelier Dandelion by Emil Stejnar Austria c 1955
By Emil Stejnar
Located in Vienna, AT
A mid century modern vintage Sputnik Chandelier shape Dandelion, which was designed by Emil Stejnar, 1955 and executed by Rupert Nikoll in Vienna. This Sputnik Chandelier is in good ...
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Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Brass

Mid Century Modern Vintage Chandelier by Emil Stejnar 1950 Austria Copper Brass
By Emil Stejnar
Located in Vienna, AT
A mid century modern vintage chandelier, which was made of copper and brass combination, which was designed by Emil Stejnar in Vienna circa 1950. Additionally the chandelier feature...
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Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Copper

Mid Century Modern Brass Vintage Chandelier or Pendant Emil Stejnar, 1955 Vienna
By Emil Stejnar
Located in Vienna, AT
The mid century modern brass vintage chandelier or pendant, which is shaped like a snowflake, was designed by Emil Stejnar 1955 Vienna and manufactured by Rupert Nikoll Vienna, Austr...
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Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Vintage Brass Mid Century Brutalist 5 Lamp Chandelier
Located in Søborg, DK
Vintage mid century brutalist 5 lamp chandelier. Great design. Great quality. In great vintage condition. Rewired and grounded with a twisted brown cloth flex. Also a new wire f...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Vintage Mid-Century Swedish Modern Pendant
Located in Atlanta, GA
Vintage Mid-Century Swedish Modern Pendant in a cloud white enamel coated finish with amber colored glass tiles. Newly rewired to US standards.
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Vintage 1950s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Mid-Century Modern Vintage Brass Glass Chandelier Pietro Chiesa Style 1940 Italy
By Fontana Arte, Pietro Chiesa
Located in Vienna, AT
Mid-Century Modern vintage brass glass chandelier or pendant designed in the style of Pietro Chiesa in circa 1940 Italy for Fontana Arte. This amazing and impressive and very rare ch...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Mid-Century Modern Vintage Eight Arms Brass Ivory Glass Chandelier 1950 Italy
Located in Vienna, AT
This handmade eight arms Mid-Century Modern vintage Italian chandelier was made of brass, brassed details, brass ivory lacquered and glass. The curved eight arms were made of brass ...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

Mid Century Modern Gold Plated Vintage Chandelier by Kinkeldey Germany ca 1970
By Kinkeldey
Located in Vienna, AT
Mid century modern gold plated vintage chandelier labeled by Kinkeldey, Germany, which shows 4 tiers with gilt frame and 46 facetted hexagonal crystals. Fittings for six sockets E 1...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Metal

Vintage Modern Hanging Chandelier
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Mid-Century Modern sleek wooden chandelier featured in a circular shape. The outer frame is made up of colored wood and wood chips. Please confirm item location NY or NJ with dealer.
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Wood

Mid-Century Modern Six-Light Chandelier 1950-1959 Original Vintage Condition
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Mid-Century Modern six-light chandelier 1950 - 1959 Original vintage condition. Chandelier has been rewired. Dimensions Height: 37 in. (93.98 cm.) Diameter: Diameter 29 in. (73...
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Vintage 1950s Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Vintage Mid-Century Swedish Modern Yellow Pendant
Located in Atlanta, GA
Sunny yellow enamel coated finish featuring glass medallions. Newly rewired to US standards. New 6 foot white cord.
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Vintage Modern Three Globe Chandelier
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Mid-Century Modern Italian style chandelier features stained glass accents within a metal oval framed dome. (Please confirm item location - NY or NJ - with dealer).
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

  • Vintage Modern Three Globe Chandelier
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H 11 in. W 17 in. D 17 in.
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 Bottom diameter 8" Height of chandelier 37" Height from bottom to canopy as sho...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Chandelier Murano Glass, 1970s
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in Vienna, AT
A single piece of handmade Murano glass forms the bell shape of this extraordinary chandelier of Italian origin. The object was most probably manufactured during the 1970s. The stagg...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

  • Chandelier Murano Glass, 1970s
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H 39.38 in. Dm 22.84 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 with assorted designs and colors on each glass panel. No chips or broken glass. Glass...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Spanish Vintage Gilt Metal Mid-Century Crown Chandelier with Frosted Glass
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Spanish gilt metal crown chandelier from the mid-20th century, with two bulbs, frosted glass and spike-shaped motifs. Created in Spain during the mid-century period, this crown cha...
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Mid-20th Century Spanish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Vintage Mid-Century Modernist Chrome Atomic Space Age Sputnik Orbit Chandelier
Located in Coimbra, PT
Vintage midcentury Italian chrome atomic Space Age Sputnik orbit chandelier Measures: Diameter 17 in / 44 cm Height 33 in (16, 5"+ 16, 5"/Chain) 84 cm (42 cm+42 cm/Chain) Diameter ri...
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Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Mid Century Vintage Ceiling Chandelier in Wood Brass and Glass
By Italian school XX ct.
Located in Milano, IT
Wonderful vintage ceiling chandelier in brass, wood, glass and aluminum from the 1950s. The structure of the vintage ceiling chandelier has a very special shape, all made of wood an...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum, Brass

Vintage Mid-Century Modernist Chrome Atomic Space Age Sputnik Orbit Chandelier
Located in Coimbra, PT
Vintage midcentury Italian chrome atomic Space Age Sputnik orbit chandelier with seven crackle art-glass glass globes, 1970s Measures: Diameter 18 in / 45 cm Height 36 in (18 in+ 18 ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

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 its finest ! Its Minimalistic shape make it great for any midcentury or modern int...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern 3 Glass Globes Pendant Ceiling Light
By Feldman Lighting Co.
Located in Las Vegas, NV
Vintage 1960s mid-century multi color glass globe hanging ceiling light. Gold tone metal flush mount ceiling cap with 3 multi color glass globes. Each globe hangs on a gold tone me...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Mid Century Modern Vintage Glass Brass Pendant J. T. Kalmar Austria 1960s
By J.T. Kalmar
Located in Vienna, AT
Mid Century Modern vintage clear glass pendant or chandelier, which shows two textured glass parts and held with four brass fittings. One socket E 27 This presented pendant is a des...
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Vintage 1960s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

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

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Brass

Neoclassical Glass and Gilt Italian Murano or Genoese Chandelier
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in Essex, MA
Midcentury Italian handblown neoclassical chandelier Italian chandelier of probable Murano origin. Ten lights issuing from foliate carved and gilt wooden bowls. Whimsical design....
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal

Mid Century German Vintage Gilt Brass and Glass Ceiling Light Chandelier, 1960s
By Palwa
Located in Berlin, DE
Wonderful crystal glass and gold-plated brass pendant chandelier by Palwa (Palme & Walter). Germany, 1960s. Measures: Diameter 17.5 in Height (body) 9 in. Lamp sockets: 7.  
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Brass

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Vintage Mid Century Modern Chandelier For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal vintage mid century modern chandelier for your home. A vintage mid century modern chandelier — often made from metal, glass and brass — can elevate any home. If you’re shopping for a vintage mid century modern chandelier, we have 1292 options in-stock, while there are 12 modern editions to choose from as well. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect vintage mid century modern chandelier — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. A vintage mid century modern chandelier is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Mid-Century Modern, Scandinavian Modern and Modern styles are sought with frequency. Poul Henningsen, Vintage Murano Gallery and Venini each produced at least one beautiful vintage mid century modern chandelier that is worth considering.

How Much is a Vintage Mid Century Modern Chandelier?

A vintage mid century modern chandelier can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $1,846, while the lowest priced sells for $20 and the highest can go for as much as $104,400.

A Close Look at Mid-Century Modern Furniture

Organically shaped, clean-lined and elegantly simple are three terms that well describe mid-century modern American 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.

Postwar American architects and designers were animated by new ideas and new technology. The lean, functionalist “International Style” architecture of Le Corbusier and Bauhaus eminences such as Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Walter Gropius had been promoted in the United States during the ’30s 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, respectively, pieces such as the La Chaise and the Womb chair. George Nelson and his design team created Bubble lamp shades using a new translucent polymer skin. Harry Bertoia and Isamu Noguchi devised chairs and tables built of wire mesh and wire struts. Materials were re-purposed: the Danish-born designer Jens Risom created a line of chairs that used surplus parachute straps for webbed seats and backrests.

As the demand for casual, uncluttered furnishings grew, more mid-century 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, blonde-wood furniture — and Milo Baughman, who espoused a West Coast aesthetic in lushly upholstered chairs and sofas with angular steel frames.

As the collection of vintage mid-century modern American furniture on 1stDibs demonstrates, this period saw one of the most delightful and dramatic flowerings of creativity in design history.

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.