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French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Ormolu Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A superb French 19th century Louis XVI st. ormolu chandelier. The six arm chandelier is centered by an elegant bottom acorn shaped and twisted ribbon finial below the dome shaped bod...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Chandeliers and Pendants

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Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Ormolu Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A striking and most elegant French 19th century Louis XVI st. ormolu chandelier. The three arm chandelier is centered by a charming and finely detailed bottom acorn finial below the ...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Chandeliers and Pendants

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Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Ormolu Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
An elegant and extremely decorative French 19th century Louis XVI st. ormolu chandelier. The nine arm chandelier is centered by a beautiful inverted bottom acorn finial amidst outsta...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Chandeliers and Pendants

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Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Ormolu Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
An exceptional French 19th century Louis XVI st. ormolu chandelier. The eight arm chandelier is centered by a beautiful richly chased bottom floral finial below the elegantly curved ...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Chandeliers and Pendants

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Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XV St. Ormolu Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A beautiful French 19th century Louis XV st. ormolu chandelier. The six arm chandelier is centered by an elegant richly chased foliate bottom finial and lovely fitted scrolled crests...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Chandeliers and Pendants

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Ormolu

Italian 19th Century Louis XV St. Giltwood Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A beautiful and high quality Italian 19th century Louis XV St. giltwood chandelier. The six arm chandelier is centered by an impressive and finely detailed bottom acorn finial with l...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Louis XV Chandeliers and Pendants

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Giltwood

French 19th Century Louis XV St. Ormolu Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A charming French 19th century Louis XV st. ormolu chandelier. The six arm chandelier is centered by a beautiful finely detailed acorn finial below the reeded body. Each of the elega...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Chandeliers and Pendants

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Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XV St. Ormolu Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A stunning and extremely unique French 19th century Louis XV st. ormolu chandelier, signed by Vian and after a model by Jean-Jacques Caffieri. The nine arm chandelier is centered by ...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Chandeliers and Pendants

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Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Ormolu Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A most handsome French 19th century Louis XVI st. ormolu chandelier. The six arm chandelier is centered by a striking acorn finial with large scrolled acanthus leaves. Each elegant '...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Chandeliers and Pendants

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Ormolu

French Louis XV St. Fifteen-Light Baccarat Crystal Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
An exquisite French Louis XV st. fifteen light Baccarat crystal chandelier. With nine impressive double S scrolled ormolu arms opulently decorated with amethyst and clear crystal lyr...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Baccarat Crystal Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A high quality mid 19th century Louis XVI st. Baccarat crystal and ormolu chandelier. The exceptional balloon shaped chandelier is decorated with a multitude of intricate Baccarat cr...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XV St. Wrought Iron Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A very attractive French 19th century Louis XV st. wrought iron chandelier. This eight light chandelier has ‘S’ scrolled arms accented with large acanthus leaves and floral candle cu...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Chandeliers and Pendants

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Wrought Iron

Pair of Italian 19th Century Louis XV St. Chandeliers
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A sensational pair of Italian 19th century Louis XV st. gilt metal, giltwood, crystal and cut glass chandeliers. Each most impressive twenty four light chandelier is centered by a st...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Louis XV Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Metal

French 19th Century Louis XV St. Baccarat Crystal Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A spectacular and monumental French 19th century Louis XV st. Baccarat crystal chandelier. This chandelier has a central crystal ball hanging from a crystal base, below six elaborate...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Six-Arm Ormolu Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A striking and extremely elegant French 19th century Louis XVI st. six arm ormolu chandelier. The chandelier is centered by a fine bottom inverted acorn finial below the tapered flut...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Chandeliers and Pendants

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Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Ormolu Twelve Light Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A spectacular French 19th century Louis XVI st. ormolu twelve light chandelier. At the base are tied tassels below impressive hoof designs. Centered are six impressive horn styled ar...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Chandeliers and Pendants

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Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XIV St. Ormolu Chandelier, Signed Vian
By Henry Vian
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A striking and most unique French 19th century Louis XIV st. ormolu chandelier, signed Vian. The six arm chandelier is centered by a beautiful and richly chased floral finial leading...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XIV Chandeliers and Pendants

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Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Ormolu and Alabaster Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A stunning French 19th century Louis XVI st. ormolu and alabaster eight arm fourteen light chandelier. The chandelier is centered by a fine foliate finial below the impressive alabas...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Chandeliers and Pendants

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Alabaster, Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Eighteen-Light Ormolu Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
An elegant French 19th century Louis XVI st. eighteen light ormolu chandelier. A regal pierced crown with acanthus leaf and rosette designs tops the tiered pedestal fut. An urn shape...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Chandeliers and Pendants

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Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Crystal and Ormolu Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A very elegant French 19th century Louis XVI st. crystal and ormolu chandelier. This Mongolfière, air balloon, designed chandelier has a circular base with hanging pendants. Crystal ...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Alabaster and Ormolu Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A stunning French 19th century Louis XVI st. alabaster and ormolu chandelier. The chandelier is centered by a richly chased acorn finial below the impressive alabaster bowl with a wo...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Chandeliers and Pendants

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Alabaster, Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Ormolu and Crystal Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A stunning French 19th century Louis XVI st. ormolu and crystal chandelier. The six light chandelier is centered by a fine solid crystal pendant in the shape of a pear below addition...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Ormolu And Baccarat Crystal Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A stunning French 19th century Louis XVI st. ormolu and Baccarat crystal chandelier. The twelve arm chandelier is centered by a beautiful richly chased bottom acorn finial below love...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Ormolu

French Mid-19th Century Louis XVI St. Oak Eight-Arm Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A lovely and most attractive French mid 19th century Louis XVI st. oak eight arm chandelier. The chandelier is centered by a charming richly carved cherub seemingly holding up the ch...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Chandeliers and Pendants

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Oak

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Ormolu and Frosted Glass Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A most elegant French 19th century Louis XVI st. ormolu and frosted glass chandelier. The four arm five light chandelier is centered by a fine bottom acorn and reeded finial below th...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Chandeliers and Pendants

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Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Baccarat Crystal and Ormolu Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A remarkable French 19th century Louis XVI st. Baccarat crystal and ormolu chandelier. The chandelier is centered by a most elegant Baccarat crystal bowl with a fine honeycomb cut de...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Ormolu And Sèvres Porcelain Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A very elegant and most decorative French 19th century Louis XVI st. ormolu and Sèvres porcelain chandelier. The six light chandelier is centered by a fine bottom acorn finial amidst...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Chandeliers and Pendants

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Ormolu

Italian Late 19th Century Louis XV St. Glass and Tole Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A very unique and attractive Italian late 19th century Louis XV st. glass and tole chandelier. This twelve light chandelier has a tole inverted blossom finial base with leaves and a ...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Louis XV Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Ormolu and Baccarat Crystal Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A beautiful and very high quality French 19th century Louis XVI st. ormolu and Baccarat crystal Marie Antoinette chandelier. The six arm chandelier is centered by a solid Baccarat cr...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Marie Antoinette Baccarat Crystal Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A spectacular French early 19th century Louis XVI st. Marie Antoinette Baccarat crystal and ormolu twenty four light chandelier. This very high-quality chandelier is centered by a so...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Ormolu and Rock Crystal Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A charming French early 19th century Louis XVI st. ormolu and rock crystal chandelier. The six arm chandelier is centered by a beautiful solid rock crystal ball amidst a lovely array...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Chandeliers and Pendants

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Rock Crystal, Ormolu

Italian 19th Century Louis XVI St. Mecca, Polychrome & Pressed Metal Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A beautiful Italian 19th century Louis XVI st. mecca, polychrome and pressed metal, six arm chandelier. The chandelier is centered by a finely carved and most decorative foliate inve...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Louis XVI Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Ormolu and Patinated Bronze Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A spectacular French 19th century Louis XVI st. ormolu and patinated bronze chandelier. The twelve arm chandelier is centered by a striking bottom ormolu finial with a pierced foliat...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Chandeliers and Pendants

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Bronze, Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Baccarat Crystal And Ormolu Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A truly stunning and resplendent French 19th century Louis XVI st. Baccarat crystal and ormolu chandelier. This air balloon shaped chandelier has a unique and very rare cut Baccarat ...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Ormolu

French Mid-19th Century Louis XVI St. Thirty-Six Arm Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A spectacular palatial scale French mid 19th century Louis XVI st. thirty-six arm ormolu and Baccarat crystal chandelier. The chandelier with four different levels of S and C scrolle...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Ormolu

English Louis XVI St. 19th Century Silvered Bronze and Crystal Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A stunning and very high quality English Louis XVI st. 19th century silvered bronze and Waterford crystal twelve light chandelier. The chandelier with a bottom dome with octagon shap...
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Antique 19th Century English Louis XVI Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Bronze

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Ormolu, Meissen Porcelain, Crystal Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A beautiful and most charming French 19th century Louis XVI st. ormolu, Meissen porcelain, crystal and rock crystal chandelier. The chandelier is centered by an elegant cut crystal b...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Rock Crystal, Ormolu

Italian 19th Century Louis XV St. Giltwood, Crystal and Etched Glass Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A stunning Italian 19th century Louis XV st. giltwood, crystal and ox blood red etched glass six arm chandelier. The chandelier is centered by an elegant cut crystal ball below a str...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Louis XV Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal

French 19th Century Louis XV St. Ormolu and Crystal Twelve-Light Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A fine French 19th century Louis XV st. ormolu and crystal twelve light chandelier. The chandelier is centered by an exceptional crystal fut with ormolu sprays and a lower crystal ba...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Ormolu

Pair of French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Ormolu and Baccarat Chandeliers
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A stunning and extremely elegant pair of French 19th century Louis XVI st. ormolu and Baccarat crystal chandeliers from the collection of Charles Aznavour. Each Marie Antoinette st. ...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Beaded Glass and Ormolu Plafonnier Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A most elegant French 19th century Louis XVI st. beaded glass and ormolu plafonnier chandelier. The chandelier is centered by a lovely bottom foliate ormolu finial from where the bea...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Chandeliers and Pendants

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Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XV St. Silvered Bronze And Rock Crystal Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
An outstanding and extremely high quality French early 19th century Louis XV st. silvered bronze and rock crystal chandelier. The sixteen arm chandelier is centered by a beautiful so...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Chandeliers and Pendants

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Rock Crystal, Bronze

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Bronze, Ormolu and Frosted Glass Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A beautiful and unique French 19th century Louis XVI st. patinated bronze, ormolu, and frosted glass chandelier. The six arm chandelier is centered by a fine bottom acorn finial belo...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Chandeliers and Pendants

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Bronze, Ormolu

Louis Poulsen, Large Artichoke Chandelier by Poul Henningsen
By Poul Henningsen, Louis Poulsen
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Louis Poulsen, large Artichoke chandelier by Poul Henningsen. Width x Height x Length (mm) 720 x 650 x 720, 17.3 kg Material: Leaves: Brass, stainless steel polished, cooper, whit...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Louis Poulsen, Small Artichoke Chandelier by Poul Henningsen
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Louis Poulsen, small Artichoke chandelier by Poul Henningsen. Measures: Width 480 x Height 465 x Length 480 (mm), 8.6 kg Material: Leaves: brass, stainless steel polished, cooper...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Louis Poulsen, Medium Artichoke Chandelier by Poul Henningsen
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Louis Poulsen, Medium Artichoke chandelier by Poul Henningsen. Width x Height x Length (mm) 600 x 580 x 600, 13.9 kg Material: Leaves: Brass, stainless steel polished, cooper, whi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

French and English Collaboration 19th Century Louis XVI St. Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A stunning and extremely decorative French and English collaboration 19th century Louis XVI st. Belle Époque period ormolu and Wedgwood porcelain chandelier. The eight arm chandelier...
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Antique 19th Century French Baroque Chandeliers and Pendants

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Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Belle Époque Period Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
An exquisite French 19th century Louis XVI st. Belle Époque period ormolu, patinated bronze and frosted glass chandelier. The six arm, nine light chandelier is centered by a beautifu...
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Antique 19th Century French Belle Époque Chandeliers and Pendants

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Bronze, Ormolu

Poul Henningsen White PH Artichoke Chandelier for Louis Poulsen
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Poul Henningsen white PH artichoke chandelier for Louis Poulsen. The PH artichoke pendant light was designed in 1958 by Poul Henningsen for the Langelinie Pavillonen restaurant in Co...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

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Aluminum, Steel

French 19th Century Louis XV St. Ormolu and Baccarat Crystal Six Arm Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A most elegant French 19th century Louis XV st. ormolu and Baccarat crystal six arm chandelier. The chandelier is centered by a richly chased ormolu acorn finial below most decorativ...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Ormolu

Pair of French 19th Century Louis XV St. Ormolu and Baccarat Crystal Chandeliers
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A stunning pair of French 19th century Louis XV style ormolu and Baccarat crystal chandeliers. Each twelve arm chandelier is centered by a beautiful and most uniquely shaped hand blo...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Ormolu

Pair of French 19th Century Louis XV St. Chandeliers Attributed to Maison Baguès
By Maison Baguès
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
An exceptional pair of French 19th century Louis XV st. gilt metal, Baccarat crystal and cut glass chandeliers, attributed to Maison Bagues. Each of the six arm chandeliers is center...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Metal

Louis Poulsen, Extra Large Artichoke Chandelier by Poul Henningsen
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Louis Poulsen, extra large Artichoke chandelier by Poul Henningsen. Measures: Width 840 x height 720 x length 840 (mm), 25.2 kg Material: Leaves: brass, stainless steel polished,...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Louis Poulsen, Large Glass Artichoke Chandelier by Poul Henningsen
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Louis Poulsen, large glass Artichoke chandelier by Poul Henningsen. Width x Height x Length (mm) 720 x 650 x 720, 24.6 kg Material: Leaves: Clear glass, sandblasted. Frame: Bright...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Louis Poulsen, Small Glass Artichoke Chandelier by Poul Henningsen
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Louis Poulsen, small glass Artichoke chandelier by Poul Henningsen. Measures: Width 480 x height 570 x length 480(mm), 10.9 kg Material: Leaves: clear glass, sandblasted. Frame: ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Baccarat Crystal and Ormolu Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A stunning and most unique French 19th century Louis XVI st. Belle Époque period Baccarat crystal and ormolu chandelier. The fifteen arm chandelier is centered by a charming bottom f...
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Antique 19th Century French Belle Époque Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Ormolu

Louis Poulsen, Medium Glass Artichoke Chandelier by Poul Henningsen
By Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Louis Poulsen, medium glass artichoke chandelier by Poul Henningsen. Measures: Width x height x length (mm) 600 x 580 x 600, 17.3 kg Material: Leaves: Clear glass, sandblasted. Fr...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Belle Époque Period Ormolu Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A most elegant French 19th century Louis XVI st. Belle Époque period ormolu chandelier. The six-arm chandelier is centered by a beautiful acorn finial below the circular spiral flute...
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Antique 19th Century French Belle Époque Chandeliers and Pendants

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Ormolu

Monumental Poul Henningsen Copper PH Artichoke Chandelier for Louis Poulsen
By Poul Henningsen, Louis Poulsen
Located in Glendale, CA
Extra large Poul Henningsen copper PH artichoke chandelier for Louis Poulsen. This monumental pendant is the largest size produced. The PH Artichoke pendant light was designed in 195...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and...

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Copper, Steel

French 19th Century Louis XIV St. Belle Époque Period Ormolu Chandelier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A spectacular and extremely impressive French 19th century Louis XIV st. Belle Époque period ormolu chandelier. The large scale twenty four arm chandelier is centered by a striking b...
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Antique 19th Century French Belle Époque Chandeliers and Pendants

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Ormolu

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St Louis Chandelier For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the st louis chandelier you’re looking for. Frequently made of metal, aluminum and glass, every st louis chandelier was constructed with great care. There are 56 variations of the antique or vintage st louis chandelier you’re looking for, while we also have 236 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect st louis chandelier — we have versions that date back to the 19th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. A st louis chandelier, designed in the Modern, Scandinavian Modern or Mid-Century Modern style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen and Gubi each produced at least one beautiful st louis chandelier that is worth considering.

How Much is a St Louis Chandelier?

The average selling price for a st louis chandelier at 1stDibs is $1,296, while they’re typically $396 on the low end and $805,273 for the highest priced.

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.