Vintage Art & Wall Decor
Vintage Art & Wall Decor: 100+ Unique Pieces

Lighting

Chandeliers

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Astounding Gas/Electric Empire Chandelier, c1890
Astounding Gas/Electric Empire Chandelier, c1890

$16,250.00

This huge and remarkable 6x6 gas/electric combination fixture is a scrolling flight of filigreed fancy and bellowing beasties. Possibly manufactured by Bradley & Hubbard, this large fixture features exceptional castings and over-the-top detail. With the gas lights so high on the fixture, it ...

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Rare Empire Chandelier w/Straw Opalescent Glass c1898
Rare Empire Chandelier w/Straw Opalescent Glass c1898

$5,300.00

While nowhere near as elaborate or ornate as 1890s Empire fixtures could be, this very special example claims its own place at the ball with its elegant restraint, open spread, and gently scrolling arms. However, while there is no arguing about the beauty of this fixture’s figure, the real stars ...

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Rare Civil War-Era Gilt 2-Arm Gasolier, c1865
Rare Civil War-Era Gilt 2-Arm Gasolier, c1865

$2,600.00

Being on the west coast, we simply don't see very many early gas fixtures pass through our shop. This one, attributed to Archer & Pancoast, is one of the earliest we've offered (see its coordinating partner in a separate listing), and we've gone to great pains to do it justice. When disa...

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Classic Bowl Shower W/Satin Etched Sheffield Shades, C1915
Classic Bowl Shower W/Satin Etched Sheffield Shades, C1915

Original Price $1000.00

$890.00

Combining the two hottest lighting trends of its time - bowl shades and shower fixtures with multiple drops - this beautiful chandelier would have been a classic choice for bungalow, foursquare, or Colonial Revival dining rooms between 1910 and 1920.

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Charming Bowl Fixture W/Garland Shade Set, c1915
Charming Bowl Fixture W/Garland Shade Set, c1915

$980.00

With the introduction of tungsten-filament bulbs after 1910, semi-indirect bowl chandeliers with supplemental perimeter drops like this one became increasingly popular in bungalow and foursquare dining rooms. This classic example features nicely tinted shades.

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Fred Baker Modern 5/5-Light Chandelier by JC English C1915
Fred Baker Modern 5/5-Light Chandelier by JC English C1915

Original Price $1750.00

$1,200.00

This is a fixture close to our Portland, Oregon hearts. From when he first designed fixtures for the Pittock Mansion in the early 1910s through the midcentury era, Fred Baker was the preeminent lighting designer in the Pacific Northwest. Closely associated with the Portland lighting manufacturer ...

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Ornate Arts and Crafts Chandelier with Quezal Shades C1915
Ornate Arts and Crafts Chandelier with Quezal Shades C1915

$4,200.00

The hearty, hammered finish of this awe-inspiring Arts & Crafts chandelier is complimented perfectly with a set of signed Quezal gold aurene iridescent shades. While the shades will get plenty of well-deserved attention, don't forget to notice the details of the fixture itself: the oak leaf o...

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Fleur-de-Lis Revival Style Chandelier w/ Quezal Shades c1915
Fleur-de-Lis Revival Style Chandelier w/ Quezal Shades c1915

$3,800.00

There is so much to look at and enjoy with this Historic Revival chandelier. Arts & Crafts elements shine through, but we are most drawn to the French high-lights, including the hammered fleur de lys on each corner of the pan. The delicately ruffled opalescent tulip art glass shades, signed b...

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Mid-Century Modern Spoke Chandelier, c1958
Mid-Century Modern Spoke Chandelier, c1958

$680.00

Straight out of a gleaming kitchenette or linoleum-tiled rec room (we imagine) comes this vintage chandelier. Doubtless it made a trend-conscious homeowner very happy in the late 1950s, and it's ready to do so again. The pinstripe cup shades, two-tone wood, and slightly worn brass lacquer would b...

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Contemporary Lightolier Chandelier of the Swingin' '70s
Contemporary Lightolier Chandelier of the Swingin' '70s

$950.00

While not quite enough time has passed for some of us to see the charm and sophistication of lighting from the 1970s, the same was said about each period style by the generations that followed, and each has come back to find a new and appreciative audience again. The 1970s are enjoying just such...

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Brass & Smoky Glass Chandelier by Fredrick Ramond, c1975
Brass & Smoky Glass Chandelier by Fredrick Ramond, c1975

Original Price $1800

$980.00

The distinctively angular or faceted chandelier designs of Fredrick Ramond during the 1970s - like this fine example (which happens to be even further enhanced by the awesome brass finish and smoky glass panels) - have found a newly appreciative fan base among early adopters in the resurging are...

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Chrome & Smoky Glass Chandelier by Fredrick Ramond, c1975
Chrome & Smoky Glass Chandelier by Fredrick Ramond, c1975

Original Price $1800.00

$1,100.00

The distinctively angular or faceted chandelier designs of Fredrick Ramond during the 1970s - like this fine example (which happens to be even further enhanced by the awesome chrome finish and smoky glass panels) - have found a newly appreciative fan base among early adopters in the resurging ar...

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Flush and Semi Flush

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"See The Light" Mid-Century Modern, c1962
"See The Light" Mid-Century Modern, c1962

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$190.00

* Original Price $425.00 We're not sure where this unique set of fixtures originally hung, but we're guessing that pews and collection baskets were common sights below them. Lighting designers of the early Modern era were in heaven designing fresh new takes on ecclesiastical fixtures for the ...

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Late Deco Semi-Flush Light C1935
Late Deco Semi-Flush Light C1935

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$275.00

Originally, this fixture would have been shown with an additional glass disc reflector fanning over the top, but we love how it looks as a more sophisticated bell shade. The base of the shade is concentrically faceted, which allows the light to be both diffused and directed. The touch of blue col...

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Perfectlite Flush Mount w/ Prismatic Lens And Pull-Chain C1945
Perfectlite Flush Mount w/ Prismatic Lens And Pull-Chain C1945

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$335.00

This sleek flush-mount fixture by Perfeclite offers a unique take on a traditional municipal main-stay. The domed prismatic lens offers a diffuse and pleasant light as well as added visual interest. Please inquire with customer services about the quantities available of this light. With so many...

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4-Light Shower W/Tinted "Drapery" Shades, C1920
4-Light Shower W/Tinted "Drapery" Shades, C1920

Original Price $780.00

$720.00

First introduced around 1909, shower fixtures - or pans with multiple drops directing light downward - had evolved by the 1920s to become familiarly classic, refined down to their most simple and basic forms. Simple and straightforward, showers take much of their interest from the shades they hol...

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Transitional Mid-Century Entry Way Hoop Light C1958
Transitional Mid-Century Entry Way Hoop Light C1958

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$190.00

* Original Price $235.00 Entryway lights don't get much sweeter than this one, which we present to you in brass-toned aluminum, with a pressed cup shade and Mid-Century-style-Colonial Revival design elements. Intended for use in an entryway, it could also live in a stairwell, pantry, hall or ot...

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Flared Mid-Century Flush Mount Fixture C1955
Flared Mid-Century Flush Mount Fixture C1955

$265.00

Meant to diffuse light, this darling little mid-century fixture features an etched opaque shade. The flared shade with simple clean fixture would have been helpful in lighting the overall space and would be at home in a hallway, bedroom or small living room.

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Colonial Revival Entryway Hoop Light W/ Etched Glass Shade C1935
Colonial Revival Entryway Hoop Light W/ Etched Glass Shade C1935

$210.00

Colonial Revival entry lights of the 1930s don't get much sweeter than this one, with its classic Colonial motifs of fancy loop, "oil font" and etched-glass hurricane-type shade. Yet its clean lines, soft polished nickel finish and tiered elements lend it an updated touch of modern sensibilities....

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Acanthus Adorned Beam Light In Aged Brass, C1925
Acanthus Adorned Beam Light In Aged Brass, C1925

$220.00

Modest but far from meek, this beam light in amazing original polychrome would make any small space feel special. The acanthus bobeche around the socket gives it just enough pizazz, while the large hand-painted gold bulb (sold separately) hearkens back to an earlier age of lighting technology. ...

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Classic Fixture W/Opal Schoolhouse Shade, C1925
Classic Fixture W/Opal Schoolhouse Shade, C1925

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$235.00

The pendant or semi-flush lights often called "schoolhouse fixtures" are defined by their large white (or "opal") diffusing glass shades and simple designs. These fixtures first rose to popularity around 1920 and were common well into the 1950s. They were certainly found in schoolhouses, but were...

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 Mid-Century Flush Mount W/ Conical Pinstriped Shade C1955
Mid-Century Flush Mount W/ Conical Pinstriped Shade C1955

$265.00

Straight from the 1950's, this lovely little light would love to tuck in over a home bar or into a cozy little nook. Featuring its original shade and finish, this happy light has all the sophistication and class to make a splash anywhere. Note the wear in the fixture's brass plating, which is co...

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Mid-Century Flush Mount W/ Pinstriped Shade C1955
Mid-Century Flush Mount W/ Pinstriped Shade C1955

$265.00

Straight from the 1950's, this lovely little light would love to tuck in over a home bar or into a cozy little nook. Featuring its original shade and finish, this happy light has all the sophistication and class to make a splash anywhere. * Historical Style: Mid-Century Modern

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Quaint Little Deco Semi-Flush Fixture C1925
Quaint Little Deco Semi-Flush Fixture C1925

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"So cute" is about all we can say about this simple combination of small stamped semi-flush fixture and pinstriped Deco shade. While uniquely shaped Schoolhouse shade alternatives were developed to explore ways of diffusing and distributing more light, many examples reveal decorative intentions ...

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Pendants

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Streamline Chrome Pendant w/Tinted Bowl Shade, c1935
Streamline Chrome Pendant w/Tinted Bowl Shade, c1935

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$380.00

Large semi-indirect Streamline pendants like this one were a common feature of late-1930s commercial and institutional interiors, both in new buildings and as replacement fixtures for obsolete chandeliers of earlier eras. The large 19" semi-opaque opal glass shade with its subtly graduated conce...

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Colonial Revival Pendant W/ Decorative Shade, C1915
Colonial Revival Pendant W/ Decorative Shade, C1915

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$195.00

* Original Price $265.00 With its distinctive oval canopy and decorative tinted satin shade, this pendant is typical of popular Colonial Revival designs of the late 1910s and early 1920s. This type of fixture was commonly used in functional settings that benefited from a little decorative charac...

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W.B. Brown Oak Mission Dome Light w/Art Glass & Fringe c1912
W.B. Brown Oak Mission Dome Light w/Art Glass & Fringe c1912

Original Price $1450.00

$1,150.00

W.B. Brown of Bluffton, Indiana was a famous and prolific manufacturer of solid wood light fixtures in the Arts & Crafts style during the first couple of decades of the 20th century, with designs that often featured Brown’s unique patented wooden chain. This unmarked example sports two colors...

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Interesting Early Schoolhouse Pendant w/2-Part Holder, c1922
Interesting Early Schoolhouse Pendant w/2-Part Holder, c1922

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$235.00

* Original Price $325.00 With a look that is just a little more "old-fashioned" and interesting than your usual schoolhouse-type fixtures, this one has a distinctive two-part shadeholder and loop-to-loop connections at top and bottom to ensure a straight hang regardless of ceiling slope. Shade ...

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Super Plain Gilt Schoolhouse Chain Pendant, c1925
Super Plain Gilt Schoolhouse Chain Pendant, c1925

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$190.00

A bit of a "Forrest Gump" of schoolhouse lighting fixtures, this no-nonsense example embodies "simple is as simple does" – just the basics here, with no frills and no surprises. The pendant or semi-flush lights often called "schoolhouse fixtures" are defined by their large white (or "opal") d...

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Wonderful Transitional 2-Light Fixture, C1905
Wonderful Transitional 2-Light Fixture, C1905

$770.00

A rare survivor from late in the era of carbon-filament bulbs and artistic metal finishes, this 2-light charmer has all the transitional character that makes lighting of the early 1900s so interesting. Delicately cast ornamental armbacks gracefully complement the unusual spool-shaped body. Refin...

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Unusual Diana Pendant, c1910
Unusual Diana Pendant, c1910

$2,800.00

Whether "Diana" conjures the princess or the huntress, both are apt representatives for this remarkable antique pendant. Two arrows cross beneath a magnificent etched crystal bowl shade wheel-cut with swags and starbursts, and topped by an openwork crown; this design casts diffused light downward...

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23" Mod 5058 Smoke Acrylic Dome by Lightolier c1972
23" Mod 5058 Smoke Acrylic Dome by Lightolier c1972

$1,800.00

Sometimes it is better to simply let the original manufacturer speak for a fixture themselves… Lightolier described our elegant contemporary fixture in their 1973 catalog this way: “Bare bulb glitter and glossy chrome husk are shielded by the sparkling dome of smoke acrylic.” Enough said (though ...

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Mid-Century Modern Dual-Color Pendant, c1960
Mid-Century Modern Dual-Color Pendant, c1960

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$235.00

A prime example of what made mid-century Scandinavian lighting design so exciting to the American market, this sophisticated metal double-cone pendant looks a bit like a jet engine or futuristic rocket ship. Imported and offered by Prescolite with a brass center cone in its 1962 catalog alongsid...

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Beardslee Denzar Commercial Light w/Mirror Reflectors c1918
Beardslee Denzar Commercial Light w/Mirror Reflectors c1918

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$1,600.00

The Denzar line of commercial lighting was produced during the first half of the 20th century by Beardslee Chandelier Manufacturing Company of Chicago, Illinois in response to the massive jump in output that the new Mazda C tungsten bulbs introduced after about 1915. An early transitional form o...

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Ruffled Gold X-Ray Reflector Shade Pendant, C1910
Ruffled Gold X-Ray Reflector Shade Pendant, C1910

$475.00

This simple and classic drop-cord pendant has been outfitted with an outstanding silvered X-Ray reflector shade featuring bold spiral corrugations, subtle edge crimping, and the original gold exterior some with brand decal. Some of the paint on the exterior is missing, but we think it just adds e...

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White Enamel Moderne Fresnel Lens Pendants, c1940
White Enamel Moderne Fresnel Lens Pendants, c1940

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$320.00

* Original Price $380.00 Make a bold statement and make it many times over with these unusual steel pendants. The striking combination of funnel-capped Streamline pipe stems with truncated pyramid boxes holding Fresnel-type square lenses makes for a dramatic mix of Moderne and industrial influe...

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Wall

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Pair of Antique Art Deco Nickel-Plated Sconces c1930
Pair of Antique Art Deco Nickel-Plated Sconces c1930

$1,800.00

True to Art Deco style, these two antique sconces are streamlined, spare, and sophisticated. Each sconce features two sockets with frosted glass to create a muted glow. With an interesting scale - 14" high - that falls between indoor (small) and outdoor (large), this pair of sconces could easily...

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Charming Mid-Century Crystal Wall Sconce w/ Drops c1950
Charming Mid-Century Crystal Wall Sconce w/ Drops c1950

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$375.00

At the same time that the Mid-Century Modern style was just beginning to evolve after WWII, there was a surge in popularity of crystal chandeliers and wall sconces that evoked all the European sparkle and luxury of decades past. This sweet little example could find a home in most any room of a tr...

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Pair of Converted Gas Colonial Revival Sconces C1910
Pair of Converted Gas Colonial Revival Sconces C1910

$850.00

With little adornment, this pair of converted gas sconces gets right down to business. Simplicity and symmetry were the design elements of the day when this Colonial Revival pair was manufactured and they would have likely been at home in a variety of Foursquares and other styles of the era.

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Pair of Graceful Colonial Revival Double Sconce, c1930
Pair of Graceful Colonial Revival Double Sconce, c1930

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$440.00

Despite its height of over a foot (including bulbs) this sconce is delicately scaled and elegant. It would be very pretty in a dining room where (with the help of a dimmer switch) it would create a beautiful atmosphere.

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Pair of Polychrome Cast Metal Revival-Style Sconces, c1925
Pair of Polychrome Cast Metal Revival-Style Sconces, c1925

$780.00

Charmingly straddling the historical ground between Old English and Mediterranean, this set of two cast triple-candle sconces has a rustic and romantic character that would suit a wide range of revival-style interiors. A subtle hand-wrought texture covers the surface of the heraldic backplate, wh...

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Delicate Colonial Revival Candle Double Sconce, c1925
Delicate Colonial Revival Candle Double Sconce, c1925

Original Price $275.00

$247.99

This Colonial Revival antique is just the thing to take your Tudor, Saltbox, Cape Cod, Artist's Loft, or Poet's Garrett to the next level of romantically accessorized. It features delicate handpainted details over a new polychrome finish. Place it in a long hallway, and we can practically guarant...

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Pair of Historic Revival Artkraft Sconces, c1925
Pair of Historic Revival Artkraft Sconces, c1925

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$380.00

These sconces, a rare set of two, combine the acanthus leaves common to Classical Revival, the scrollwork of Colonial Revival, and unexpectedly dainty handpainted nosegays above the arms. We refreshed the polychrome finish and rewired these lights in our restoration workshop, preparing these anti...

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Rustic Wrought-Style Romance Revival Sconce, c1928
Rustic Wrought-Style Romance Revival Sconce, c1928

$325.00

With all the swashbuckling drama and Old World romance of an Errol Flynn movie, this flamboyant (might we even pun “over-wrought”) wall sconce design perfectly captures the exotic appeal and bold imagination of a generation thoroughly under the spell of European history – a history that was equal...

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Carved Classical Revival Double Light Sconce C1910s
Carved Classical Revival Double Light Sconce C1910s

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$850.00

* Original Price $1750.00. For a brief time between about 1908 and 1916, boldly sculptural carved wood fixtures like this elegant and substantially-sized pair featured Classical architectural elements fused with foliage. Popular in both high-end commercial and residential installations, these ...

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Unique and Charming Gas/Electric Sconce C1910
Unique and Charming Gas/Electric Sconce C1910

$325.00

There are so many special and inspiring aspects to this fixture, so we'll just call out a few highlights: the split composition, providing not one but two unusual light sources, the candlestick stem above, the Vaseline glass shade with hand-painted faux leading below, all mounted on an antiqued m...

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 Adjustable Chrome Industrial Wall Bracket, c1960
Adjustable Chrome Industrial Wall Bracket, c1960

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$200.00

You see a lot of so-called "industrial" lighting out there these days, so it's fun when something comes along that actually is made for industrial use - like this wall fixture. Perfect for a cafe booth, kitchen island or even beside a bed, this fixture probably first did its job on a wall over a ...

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Industrial Chrome Wall Bracket W/Screen, c1960
Industrial Chrome Wall Bracket W/Screen, c1960

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$225.00

You see a lot of so-called "industrial" lighting out there these days, so it's fun when something comes along that actually is made for industrial use - like this wall fixture. Perfect for a cafe booth, kitchen island or even beside a bed, this fixture probably first did its job on a wall over a ...

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Lamps

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Swooping Mid Century Teak and Brass Table Lamp C1960s
Swooping Mid Century Teak and Brass Table Lamp C1960s

$500.00

Comprised of teak and brass, this Mid-Century table lamp features many popular themes of the day, including bent wood and mixed media. The organic scroll of the teak reaffirms the natural components of the lamp, and the Classically-inspired brass body grounds the light in more traditional styles....

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Sparkling Brass and Crystal Fountain Floor Torchiere C1960
Sparkling Brass and Crystal Fountain Floor Torchiere C1960

$675.00

The late 1950's and early 1960's saw some exciting design and material changes to the Mid-Century style movement. This fountain-inspired floor lamp demonstrates the traditional and modern inspirations seen frequently in that period: starlight pinhole details, plenty of brass and a renewed love of...

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Chalkware Radio Lamp w/ Trio of Horses C1940s
Chalkware Radio Lamp w/ Trio of Horses C1940s

$450.00

When technology became common place in the 1930's and '40's, consumers were afraid that the low glow emitting from radios and televisions would damage their eye sight. So, charming Radio and Television Lamps like this one became popular, adding a little more light to the room and often serving th...

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 Boy at Wishing Well Radio Lamp C1931
Boy at Wishing Well Radio Lamp C1931

$375.00

When technology became common place in the 1930's and '40's, consumers were afraid that the low glow emitting from radios and televisions would damage their eye sight. So, charming Radio and Television Lamps like this one became popular, adding a little more light to the room and often serving th...

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 IAS Co Spanish Galleon Radio Lamp C1935
IAS Co Spanish Galleon Radio Lamp C1935

$520.00

When technology became common place in the 1930's and '40's, consumers were afraid that the low glow emitting from radios and televisions would damage their eye sight. So, charming Radio and Television Lamps like this one became popular, adding a little more light to the room and often serving th...

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Gilt Charioteer Radio Lamp w/Green "Brain" Shade, c1930
Gilt Charioteer Radio Lamp w/Green "Brain" Shade, c1930

$550.00

What a Roman charioteer would be doing galloping across the top of a radio cabinet we couldn't say, but this fellow may have been doing just that for decades before he found his way to us. Popular from the late 1920s through the Depression, cast white metal radio lamps like this were the mantel c...

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Pair of Courtly Mantel Lights
Pair of Courtly Mantel Lights

Original Price $525.00

$380.00

Don your ermine cape, lift your chalice, and hail the noble mantel torch! We don't come across the particular type of light much anymore (hardwired uprights), let alone with such a courtly manner. Dripping candles hold court above a crown-shaped bracket on this pair of antique torches. Consider p...

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McGill Hand-Held Bakelite Trouble Light w/Cage c1950
McGill Hand-Held Bakelite Trouble Light w/Cage c1950

Multiples Available. Original Price $325.00

$292.99

McGill Mfg. Co. of Valpariaso, Indiana was a leader in industrial electrical specialties, and especially in portable work lights with metal lamp guards – also known as inspection lights or "trouble lights." This classic McGill portable work light has a substantial presence due to the sturdy mott...

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McGill Hand-Held Bakelite Trouble Light w/Sheild c1950
McGill Hand-Held Bakelite Trouble Light w/Sheild c1950

Multiples Available. Original Price $325.00

$292.99

McGill Mfg. Co. of Valpariaso, Indiana was a leader in industrial electrical specialties, and especially in portable work lights with metal lamp guards – also known as inspection lights or "trouble lights." This classic McGill portable work light has a substantial presence due to the sturdy mott...

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Rare O.C. White Model 1G Adjustable Wall Bracket, c1910
Rare O.C. White Model 1G Adjustable Wall Bracket, c1910

Original Price $2100.00

$1,600.00

O.C. White's patented adjustable work lights are some of the most desirable industrial fixtures on the market. Among the company's many dozens of models and configurations, this fine wall-mounting design offers exceptional reach and includes the very rare G wall swivel bracket. Based in Worcester...

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Quirky Adjustable "Hand" Bracket w/Straw Opal Shade, c1900
Quirky Adjustable "Hand" Bracket w/Straw Opal Shade, c1900

Original Price $3850.00

$3,250.00

We're not sure about the origins or overall integrity of this fixture, but with something this unique, who cares? (We think it could originally have been a dentist's instrument tray holder.) A mix of decorative cast iron and brass, this light features an elaborate mounting bracket at the wall an...

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Faries Adjustable Desk Lamp W/Fluted Opal Shade, C1915
Faries Adjustable Desk Lamp W/Fluted Opal Shade, C1915

$450.00

A classic example of the two-knuckle adjustable desk lamp popularized by Faries, and imitated by Dale and others, this one features restored brown twisted cord, pairs of wing nuts for the adjustable joints, an original turnkey socket with clamp-on fitter and flower-head screws, and - last but not...

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Porch

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Colossal Classical Revival Cast Bronze Porch Sconces C1910
Colossal Classical Revival Cast Bronze Porch Sconces C1910

$1,350.00

Cast in bronze, these stunning entry lights make a monumental statement. It is easy to imagine them flanking the rotating door to a grand hotel or theater, as their size and styling offer grandeur and their frosted satin glass panels offer warm, inviting light. A few notes: the bases of these lig...

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Hexagonal Pendant W/ Colored Bullseye Glass Panels C1915
Hexagonal Pendant W/ Colored Bullseye Glass Panels C1915

$1,650.00

This incredible Historic Revival pendant subscribes to the philosophy that more is more. Every surface is adorned with period ornamentation: strap-work, faux hammered texture and beading cover the entire fixture. Those elements are engaging, but we haven't even mentioned the glass. Each of the si...

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Colonial Revival Entryway Hoop Light W/ Etched Glass Shade C1935
Colonial Revival Entryway Hoop Light W/ Etched Glass Shade C1935

$210.00

Colonial Revival entry lights of the 1930s don't get much sweeter than this one, with its classic Colonial motifs of fancy loop, "oil font" and etched-glass hurricane-type shade. Yet its clean lines, soft polished nickel finish and tiered elements lend it an updated touch of modern sensibilities....

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Exceptionally Rare Gas Hoop Pendant C1870s
Exceptionally Rare Gas Hoop Pendant C1870s

$1,800.00

Popular for basic lighting needs from the 1870s well into the early 1900s, hoop gas fixtures were widely used in functional, utilitarian spaces like stores, shops, and work spaces. However this example is a bit more unique due to the delicate Neo Grec details: note the brass wings at the hips of ...

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Hammered Romance Revival Light W/ Crackle Glass Shade C1955
Hammered Romance Revival Light W/ Crackle Glass Shade C1955

$325.00

Cast in a simplified, rustic style typical of porch fixtures from the 1930s to the 1960s, this fanciful Romance Revival sconce features exaggerated faux hammering, pie-crust edges, and textured glass. Meant to channel a medieval lantern crafted by the village smithy, it would look right at home o...

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Pair Of Large Classical Revival Cast Iron Brackets c1920
Pair Of Large Classical Revival Cast Iron Brackets c1920

$1,950.00

A fairly popular porch fixture for many years, lots of manufacturers made their own versions of this Classical corbel on a heavy sacked backplate - they may all look similar, but they often display slight variations in the decorative elements. Typically paired with round or faceted globes, this e...

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 Darling Bronze-Toned Porch Light W/ Amber Glass Shade C1935
Darling Bronze-Toned Porch Light W/ Amber Glass Shade C1935

$325.00

Whether used on a porch or front stoop of an Old English bungalow, French Norman cottage, or Mediterranean hacienda, this nature-inspired lantern fixture would really turn up the romance. Cast from pot metal to capture all the rustic detail of leaves and petals this fixture is further enhanced by...

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Pair of Unusual Deco Inspired Porch Sconces C1960s
Pair of Unusual Deco Inspired Porch Sconces C1960s

$650.00

This porch light defines "one of a kind." Its unique Asian-inspired structure, combined with the unexpected faux hammered texture is elevated further by the two-tone finial -- all roughly cast in aluminum. Ideal for a funky mid-century ranch home or a more modern International style structure.

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Pair of Unusual Faux-Hammered Porch Sconce C1960s
Pair of Unusual Faux-Hammered Porch Sconce C1960s

$600.00

This porch light defines "one of a kind." Its unique Asian-inspired structure, combined with the unexpected faux hammered texture is elevated further by the two-tone finial -- all roughly cast in aluminum. Ideal for a funky mid-century ranch home or a more modern International style structure.

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Unusual Faux Hammered Porch Light C1955
Unusual Faux Hammered Porch Light C1955

$475.00

This porch light defines "one of a kind." Its unique Asian-inspired structure, combined with the unexpected faux hammered texture is elevated further by the four protruding glass panels -- all framed by roughly cast aluminum. Ideal for a funky mid-century ranch home or a more modern International...

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Solid Glass Porch Sconce C1940s
Solid Glass Porch Sconce C1940s

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$325.00

This sweet porch sconce is made from a single piece of glass, cast in a metal mold. When illuminated, the entire sconce glows through the softly frosted glass, highlighting the geometric patterns molded into the "lantern." The glass front (the "lantern" and "backplate") of the piece connects to ...

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Pair of HAMMERED ROMANCE REVIVAL LANTERN C1955
Pair of HAMMERED ROMANCE REVIVAL LANTERN C1955

$650.00

Cast in a simplified, rustic style typical of porch fixtures from the 1930s to the 1960s, this fanciful pair of Romance Revival sconces features exaggerated faux hammering, pie-crust edges, and glass. Meant to channel a medieval lantern crafted by the village smithy, they would look right at home...

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Elegant Tiered Crystal Chandelier w/ Satellites c1925
Elegant Tiered Crystal Chandelier w/ Satellites c1925

Original Price $3800.00

$3,450.00

The definition of European elegance and sophistication in the early 20th century, large multi-tiered crystal chandeliers were considered eminently stylish and above reproach among those seeking to impress their friends and neighbors with their high-end decorating taste. At just 22" in diameter, t...

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Carved Classical Revival Double Light Sconce C1910s
Carved Classical Revival Double Light Sconce C1910s

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$850.00

* Original Price $1750.00. For a brief time between about 1908 and 1916, boldly sculptural carved wood fixtures like this elegant and substantially-sized pair featured Classical architectural elements fused with foliage. Popular in both high-end commercial and residential installations, these ...

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Fred Baker Modern 5/5-Light Chandelier by JC English C1915
Fred Baker Modern 5/5-Light Chandelier by JC English C1915

Original Price $1750.00

$1,200.00

This is a fixture close to our Portland, Oregon hearts. From when he first designed fixtures for the Pittock Mansion in the early 1910s through the midcentury era, Fred Baker was the preeminent lighting designer in the Pacific Northwest. Closely associated with the Portland lighting manufacturer ...

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White Enamel Moderne Fresnel Lens Pendants, c1940
White Enamel Moderne Fresnel Lens Pendants, c1940

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$320.00

* Original Price $380.00 Make a bold statement and make it many times over with these unusual steel pendants. The striking combination of funnel-capped Streamline pipe stems with truncated pyramid boxes holding Fresnel-type square lenses makes for a dramatic mix of Moderne and industrial influe...

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Pendant w/White Enamel Stock Aisle Shade
Pendant w/White Enamel Stock Aisle Shade

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$285.00

* Original Price $325.00 No, this isn't a light fixture from outer space. In fact, it was originally designed for "inner" space - the narrow aisles in warehouse stockrooms. Today it would make an arresting accent to any creative or industrial interior. We haven't given a date for this fixtur...

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Industrial Moderne Fresnel Lens Pendants, c1940
Industrial Moderne Fresnel Lens Pendants, c1940

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$340.00

Original Price $380.00 Make a bold statement and make it many times over with these unusual steel pendants. The striking combination of funnel-capped Streamline pipe stems with truncated pyramid boxes holding Fresnel-type square lenses makes for a dramatic mix of Moderne and industrial influenc...

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Brass & Smoky Glass Chandelier by Fredrick Ramond, c1975
Brass & Smoky Glass Chandelier by Fredrick Ramond, c1975

Original Price $1800

$980.00

The distinctively angular or faceted chandelier designs of Fredrick Ramond during the 1970s - like this fine example (which happens to be even further enhanced by the awesome brass finish and smoky glass panels) - have found a newly appreciative fan base among early adopters in the resurging are...

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Miniature Hollywood Spotlight Pin-Up Lights,  C1960
Miniature Hollywood Spotlight Pin-Up Lights, C1960

Original Price $430.00

$365.00

While these dapper little spotlights look like they come right out of stage left, they were likely used in a factory or scientific workshop to shed some extra light on whatever was being built or assembled. The heavy cast bases allow for the lights to function as table lamps, while the pre-drille...

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Chrome & Smoky Glass Chandelier by Fredrick Ramond, c1975
Chrome & Smoky Glass Chandelier by Fredrick Ramond, c1975

Original Price $1800.00

$1,100.00

The distinctively angular or faceted chandelier designs of Fredrick Ramond during the 1970s - like this fine example (which happens to be even further enhanced by the awesome chrome finish and smoky glass panels) - have found a newly appreciative fan base among early adopters in the resurging ar...

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Transitional Mid-Century Entry Way Hoop Light C1958
Transitional Mid-Century Entry Way Hoop Light C1958

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$190.00

* Original Price $235.00 Entryway lights don't get much sweeter than this one, which we present to you in brass-toned aluminum, with a pressed cup shade and Mid-Century-style-Colonial Revival design elements. Intended for use in an entryway, it could also live in a stairwell, pantry, hall or ot...

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Colonial Revival Pendant W/ Decorative Shade, C1915
Colonial Revival Pendant W/ Decorative Shade, C1915

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$195.00

* Original Price $265.00 With its distinctive oval canopy and decorative tinted satin shade, this pendant is typical of popular Colonial Revival designs of the late 1910s and early 1920s. This type of fixture was commonly used in functional settings that benefited from a little decorative charac...

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McGill Hand-Held Bakelite Trouble Light w/Cage c1950
McGill Hand-Held Bakelite Trouble Light w/Cage c1950

Multiples Available. Original Price $325.00

$292.99

McGill Mfg. Co. of Valpariaso, Indiana was a leader in industrial electrical specialties, and especially in portable work lights with metal lamp guards – also known as inspection lights or "trouble lights." This classic McGill portable work light has a substantial presence due to the sturdy mott...

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