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Tiered Chrome 20" Late Deco Pendant C1938
Tiered Chrome 20" Late Deco Pendant C1938

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$650.00 Sale $552.50

Suspended bowl pendants have enjoyed a vogue from the early 20th century through to today, but this example perfectly reflects the style as seen through the eyes of the late Deco Moderne movement. The tiered opal shade combines comfortably with the chrome plated fixture, providing filtered ambien...

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Almost a Large Panton "Moon" Pendant, C1965
Almost a Large Panton "Moon" Pendant, C1965

$650.00 Sale $552.50

From our "close but no cigar" department comes this curious fixture. At first glance, it looks like a highly coveted 18" Verner Panton "Moon" light, which the Danish lighting master introduced in 1960. Featuring ten concentric rings in diminishing diameters, the construction can be "fanned" out t...

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Pendant W/Revival-Style Pheasant Shade, C1928
Pendant W/Revival-Style Pheasant Shade, C1928

$425.00 Sale $361.25

Pendant fixtures with beautiful painted and decorated shades were a hot trend as bolder, stronger colors swept interiors during the late 1920s and into the 1930s. Often combining Classical Revival roots and detailing with Historic Revival romance and warmth, common schoolhouse-type glass shapes w...

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Extremely Rare Original Holophane Arc Pendant by Benjamin, C1908
Extremely Rare Original Holophane Arc Pendant by Benjamin, C1908

$4,200.00

Something of the holy grail for Holophane fans, this pendant has no less than six matching prismatic shades, all intact, plus a two-part reflector above. You do the math: 8 fragile glass shades x 105 years = nearly infinite opportunities for breakage. Which, somehow, this light avoided. (Well don...

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Fabulous Deco-Era Store Pendant W/Lens Shade, 1935
Fabulous Deco-Era Store Pendant W/Lens Shade, 1935

$750.00

This classic Late Deco pendant features the popular combination white and clear shade common in many Depression-era stores and commercial settings. The clear pressed-glass lens on the bottom of the shade directed more direct rays downward while the opal upper glass diffused the light evenly aroun...

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Classic Moderne Entry Pendant in Brass with Chrome Details, c1935
Classic Moderne Entry Pendant in Brass with Chrome Details, c1935

$275.00 Sale $233.75

With a confident mix of both traditional and Streamline Moderne design elements, this clean-lined entry pendant is typical of a style of lighting that greeted counted visitors to homes between about 1935 and 1940. This example also retains its original finish of polished brass and chrome details....

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Cattle Baron's Saloon Pendant C1940s
Cattle Baron's Saloon Pendant C1940s

$850.00

Howdy, pardner! Typical of mid-century thematic decor, this two-light pendant is a bit over the top, but a lot of fun. Complete with an impressive rack of horns from a true Texas Longhorn bull (which measure 36" tip-to-tip), this funky light also features crackle glass lanterns and a hand-tooled ...

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Colonial Revival

Sheffield Pendant W/Straw Opalescent Shades, C1910
Sheffield Pendant W/Straw Opalescent Shades, C1910

$980.00 Sale $833.00

Bold and fresh when first introduced by American lighting manufacturers around 1900, the graceful lines and distinctive shell-like ribbing of the Sheffield style were meant to evoke the work of expert colonial metalsmiths. This antique is not only a lovely example of Sheffield design, but is gre...

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Colonial Revival 2-Light Pan Fixture W/Stunning Shades, C1930
Colonial Revival 2-Light Pan Fixture W/Stunning Shades, C1930

$375.00 Sale $318.75

The 1920s saw the convergence of two popular trends – the Colonial Revival and the stamped pan light. Combined in countless ways, Colonial pan lights were ubiquitous in all types of houses – from bungalows to foursquares to Dutch Colonials – yet they always felt right at home with their clean lin...

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Colonial Revival 2-Light  Fixture w/Painted Shades, c1920
Colonial Revival 2-Light Fixture w/Painted Shades, c1920

$375.00

The 1920s saw the convergence of two popular trends – the Colonial Revival and the stamped pan light. Combined in countless ways, Colonial pan lights were ubiquitous in all types of houses – from bungalows to foursquares to Dutch Colonials – yet they always felt right at home with their clean lin...

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Colonial Revival 2-Light Drop Pan Fixture w/Floral Shades, C1925
Colonial Revival 2-Light Drop Pan Fixture w/Floral Shades, C1925

$360.00 Sale $306.00

The 1920s saw the convergence of two popular trends – the Colonial Revival and the stamped pan light. Combined in countless ways, Colonial pan lights were ubiquitous in all types of houses – from bungalows to foursquares to Dutch Colonials – yet they always felt right at home with their clean lin...

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Colonial Revival 2-Light Drop Pan Fixture w/Painted Shades, c1922
Colonial Revival 2-Light Drop Pan Fixture w/Painted Shades, c1922

$380.00 Sale $323.00

The 1920s saw the convergence of two popular trends – the Colonial Revival and the stamped pan light. Combined in countless ways, Colonial pan lights were ubiquitous in all types of houses – from bungalows to foursquares to Dutch Colonials – yet they always felt right at home with their clean lin...

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Duo-Tone Colonial Revival Drop Pan Fixture w/Satin Custard Shades, c1918
Duo-Tone Colonial Revival Drop Pan Fixture w/Satin Custard Shades, c1918

$380.00

Slightly more substantial and decorative than the common Colonial Revival pan lights that would evolve from it in the 1920s, this transitional example dates to the late 1910s and has an unabashed Colonial confidence that suits homes of this era well. It has been fitted with a lovely pair of satin...

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Colonial Revival Pastoral Pendant, c1925
Colonial Revival Pastoral Pendant, c1925

$425.00 Sale $361.25

Get back to nature and go back in time with this darling antique pendant. The simple canopy and rod connect to a spool-shaped socket (a common design motif for Colonial Revival), which supports this fixture's crowning glory: the tinted, hand-painted shade. One side depicts a mother-and-daughter p...

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

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$265.00 Sale $225.25

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 character at the same time. Such...

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Small but Substantial Decorative Colonial Pendant, C1923
Small but Substantial Decorative Colonial Pendant, C1923

$450.00

Just the sort of decorative mid-size pendant fixture that can seem impossible to find when you need one, this example nicely balances a few ornate touches in both the fixture and the glass with a fairly simple yet elegant overall shape and silhouette, all enriched by a dark dual-tone finish. * H...

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Classical Revival

Oval 2-Light Polychrome Cast Pendant, c1927
Oval 2-Light Polychrome Cast Pendant, c1927

$325.00 Sale $276.25

This decorative chandelier is typical of the mid-to-late 1920s, when fancy yet economical fixtures made from zinc-based white metal alloys allowed a remarkable amount of intricate detail while keeping the cost affordable for consumers They style of this fixture falls somewhere at the intersection...

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Classic Pendant w/ Tinted Decorated Shade, c1923
Classic Pendant w/ Tinted Decorated Shade, c1923

$235.00 Sale $199.75

The clean and simple styling of this brass pendant fixture makes a quiet vehicle for the lovely Colonial Revival decorative shade in satin opal glass with brown tinted highlights. Fixtures like these were a staple in entries, stairwells, and even bedrooms of homes after World War I.

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Large Bronze & Art Glass Classical Revival Pendant, c1927
Large Bronze & Art Glass Classical Revival Pendant, c1927

$1,750.00 Sale $1,487.50

This large and stunning pendant originally hung in a bank, and it projects that very sense of power, substance, and permanence that all Classical Revival design strives to achieve. With beautifully modeled details cast in solid bronze that include Beaux Arts acanthus leaves, shells, and dolphins,...

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Romantic Neo-Classical Entry Lantern C1920
Romantic Neo-Classical Entry Lantern C1920

$675.00

We can honestly say we’ve never seen a fixture quite like this one before. A warm light pours from each amber art glass-laden facade, which are all framed in ornately cast brass panels. From the acanthus leaf-laden top to the tasseled finial, every inch of this romantic entry lantern is imbued wi...

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Stately Pendant W/Satin Classical Motif Shade, C1920
Stately Pendant W/Satin Classical Motif Shade, C1920

$265.00

Small flush mount fixtures like this one were common in the early 20th century because they were fancy in a straightforward way that suited many different interiors. This was achieved with a mix of heavy Classical Revival themes and more restrained Colonial Revival motifs. The hand-burnished anti...

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Historic Revival

Classic Chain Pendant W/ Hand-Painted Shade C1915
Classic Chain Pendant W/ Hand-Painted Shade C1915

$475.00 Sale $403.75

We say it all the time, but we'll say it again: what a difference a shade makes! Here a beautifully familiar chain pendant gets a major style uplift from its charmingly decorated, custard-colored companion. Hand painted pintstriping and William Morris-esque decal patterns adorn the shapely Stream...

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Pipe Pendant W/Revival-Style Pheasant Shade, C1928
Pipe Pendant W/Revival-Style Pheasant Shade, C1928

$575.00 Sale $488.75

Pendant fixtures with beautiful painted and decorated shades were a hot trend as bolder, stronger colors swept interiors during the late 1920s and into the 1930s. Often combining Classical Revival roots and detailing with Historic Revival romance and warmth, common schoolhouse-type glass shapes w...

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

$1,650.00 Sale $1,402.50

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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Unusual Exotic Revival Pendant w/Galleon Panels, c1927
Unusual Exotic Revival Pendant w/Galleon Panels, c1927

$825.00 Sale $701.25

This type of charming elongated hexagonal pendant was a common fixture in 1920s entries, stairways, and other smaller rooms, and even the amber drop crystals weren't that unusual during the era... but finely cast filigree panel overlays featuring full-sailed Spanish galleons? Now that's an antiq...

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Large Gothic Revival Pendant, c1935
Large Gothic Revival Pendant, c1935

Multiples Available. Original Price $1100.00

$770.00 Sale $654.50

A Gothic Revival lantern in "extra large size" with a polychrome gilt finish. Perfect as a lovely signature piece in an entry hall (with a high flat or vaulted ceiling) or in many commercial applications. Illumination is provided by a mogul base socket surrounded by three standard base sockets h...

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Riddle Polychrome Revival-Style Hall Pendant, C1930
Riddle Polychrome Revival-Style Hall Pendant, C1930

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$265.00 Sale $225.25

Very popular during late-1920s and early 1930s, decorative cast-metal fixtures with candle sockets or exposed globe bulbs and rich polychrome finishes like this example were romantically decorative and right at home in the countless English, Colonial, Mediterranean, Norman, and other Historic Rev...

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Pendant W/Revival-Style Pheasant Shade, C1928
Pendant W/Revival-Style Pheasant Shade, C1928

$425.00 Sale $361.25

Pendant fixtures with beautiful painted and decorated shades were a hot trend as bolder, stronger colors swept interiors during the late 1920s and into the 1930s. Often combining Classical Revival roots and detailing with Historic Revival romance and warmth, common schoolhouse-type glass shapes w...

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Revival Pendant W/Amber Crackle Shade, C1928
Revival Pendant W/Amber Crackle Shade, C1928

$495.00 Sale $420.75

With its wrought iron framework and wonderful amber crackle shade, this lantern is a bit of a Revival chameleon that can blend in well across most all of the popular styles of the late 1920s and 1930s, from Colonial Revival to Mediterranean. We've reproduced the finish in a a rich wrought iron-st...

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Deco/ Streamline

"Semi-Direct" Holophane Correctalite Pendant, c1938
"Semi-Direct" Holophane Correctalite Pendant, c1938

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$675.00 Sale $573.75

From an original 1938 Holophane catalog in our archive: "The Holophane Correctalite presents the new trend - SEMI-DIRECT lighting. It is admirably suited for use in stores, offices, public building service areas, commercial display rooms, etc. Correctalite combines beauty with efficiency. The...

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Art Deco Bead-Chain Pendant with Wing Motif C1940
Art Deco Bead-Chain Pendant with Wing Motif C1940

$345.00 Sale $293.25

Bead-chain shades (the glass typically hangs from three ball-tipped bead chains) were popular from around 1935 into the early 1950s. The most common sizes were small 1-light fixtures used in bedrooms and hallways, especially as replacements for older obsolete styles, The shades are usually heavy ...

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Classic Moderne Entry Pendant in Brass with Chrome Details, c1935
Classic Moderne Entry Pendant in Brass with Chrome Details, c1935

$275.00 Sale $233.75

With a confident mix of both traditional and Streamline Moderne design elements, this clean-lined entry pendant is typical of a style of lighting that greeted counted visitors to homes between about 1935 and 1940. This example also retains its original finish of polished brass and chrome details....

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Unusual Semi-Indirect Black Modern Pendant, c1940
Unusual Semi-Indirect Black Modern Pendant, c1940

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$425.00 Sale $361.25

The reflector dish of this striking Streamline Moderne pendant came in to us with quite a bit of surface pitting, which is visible in the photograph. Rather than recoat the reflecting surface with a white enamel like it originally would have had (which would have emphasized these imperfections), ...

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

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$425.00 Sale $361.25

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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Late Streamlined Schoolhouse Pipe Pendant, c1935
Late Streamlined Schoolhouse Pipe Pendant, c1935

$425.00 Sale $361.25

The slightly more modern lines and original chrome-plated finish date this classic variation on the schoolhouse fixture type to post-1930, when clean, streamlined design and gleaming chrome were current (even if this basic type of fixture had been around already for more than a decade).

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Fabulous Deco-Era Store Pendant W/Lens Shade, 1935
Fabulous Deco-Era Store Pendant W/Lens Shade, 1935

$750.00

This classic Late Deco pendant features the popular combination white and clear shade common in many Depression-era stores and commercial settings. The clear pressed-glass lens on the bottom of the shade directed more direct rays downward while the opal upper glass diffused the light evenly aroun...

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Tiered Chrome 20" Late Deco Pendant C1938
Tiered Chrome 20" Late Deco Pendant C1938

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$650.00 Sale $552.50

Suspended bowl pendants have enjoyed a vogue from the early 20th century through to today, but this example perfectly reflects the style as seen through the eyes of the late Deco Moderne movement. The tiered opal shade combines comfortably with the chrome plated fixture, providing filtered ambien...

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Sparkling Deco-Era Store Pendant W/Lens Shade, C1935
Sparkling Deco-Era Store Pendant W/Lens Shade, C1935

$725.00

This classic Late Deco pendant features the popular combination white and clear shade common in many Depression-era stores and commercial settings. The clear pressed-glass lens on the bottom of the shade directed more direct rays downward while the opal upper glass diffused the light evenly aroun...

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Streamline Pendant W/ Stunning Prismatic Lens C1935
Streamline Pendant W/ Stunning Prismatic Lens C1935

$475.00

By the mid-1930s, Modernistic design (what we now call Art Deco) was already on the wane, and the dominant style trend of the day was Streamline Moderne, where ornamentation gave way to the clean aesthetics of speed. However, this stylistic leap was still too great for much of the general populat...

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Classic

Original Patina Schoolhouse Pendant, c1925
Original Patina Schoolhouse Pendant, c1925

$325.00 Sale $276.25

Another example of the basic schoolhouse fixture in its most simple and classic form, this chain pendant retains its original patina and is paired with a simple schoolhouse shade. The pendant or semi-flush lights often called "schoolhouse fixtures" are defined by their large white (or "opal") di...

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Antiqued Steel Schoolhouse Pendant W/ LED Light Source, C1930
Antiqued Steel Schoolhouse Pendant W/ LED Light Source, C1930

$460.00 Sale $391.00

This is where the past meets the future. Introducing our first LED-laden antique light -- a beautiful example of the basic schoolhouse fixture in its most simple and classic form, complete with a pre-installed light emitting diode (LED). Proof that technology and history can mix, this chain pend...

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Staple Schoolhouse Chain Pendant, c1925
Staple Schoolhouse Chain Pendant, c1925

$285.00 Sale $242.25

This schoolhouse chain pendant and shade is such a classic combination. If you were looking for a textbook example of schoolhouse lighting, this would be one. The pendant or semi-flush lights often called "schoolhouse fixtures" are defined by their large white (or "opal") diffusing glass shades ...

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Classic Gas/Electric Pendant w/Holophane Shade, c1905
Classic Gas/Electric Pendant w/Holophane Shade, c1905

$465.00 Sale $395.25

When electric lighting first came on the scene in the late 1800s, many lighting companies (and homeowners) were reluctant to transition fully to the new technology. Hence, fixtures of the day were designed to split the difference and use both gas and electricity. You can see the evidence in this ...

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Late Streamlined Schoolhouse Pipe Pendant, c1935
Late Streamlined Schoolhouse Pipe Pendant, c1935

$425.00 Sale $361.25

The slightly more modern lines and original chrome-plated finish date this classic variation on the schoolhouse fixture type to post-1930, when clean, streamlined design and gleaming chrome were current (even if this basic type of fixture had been around already for more than a decade).

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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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$325.00 Sale $276.25

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 has a small hole in the bo...

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

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$230.00 Sale $195.50

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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Classic Pipe Pendant w/Delicately Decorated Shade, c1928
Classic Pipe Pendant w/Delicately Decorated Shade, c1928

$250.00 Sale $212.50

Pendant fixtures with beautiful painted and decorated shades were a hot trend as bolder, stronger colors swept interiors during the late 1920s and into the 1930s. Often combining Classical Revival roots and detailing with Historic Revival romance and warmth, common schoolhouse-type glass shapes ...

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Antique Schoolhouse Pendant W/ LED Light Source, C1930
Antique Schoolhouse Pendant W/ LED Light Source, C1930

$460.00 Sale $391.00

This is where the past meets the future. Introducing our LED-laden antique light – a beautiful example of the basic schoolhouse fixture in its most simple and classic form, complete with a pre-installed light emitting diode (LED). Proof that technology and history can mix, this chain pendant come...

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Unusually Shaped Schoolhouse Pendant W/ LED Light Source, C1930
Unusually Shaped Schoolhouse Pendant W/ LED Light Source, C1930

$460.00 Sale $391.00

This is where the past meets the future. Introducing our first LED-laden antique light -- a beautiful example of the basic schoolhouse fixture in its most simple and classic form, complete with a pre-installed light emitting diode (LED). Proof that technology and history can mix, this chain pend...

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Petite Pendant W/Pleated Opal Reflector, c1905
Petite Pendant W/Pleated Opal Reflector, c1905

$285.00

This charming old pendant has been renewed in a new Matte Antique finish and fitted with an unusual and super cool crimped opal glass reflector shade. Full of early-electric personality, this darling pendant has industrial character while also being right at home in creative residential environme...

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Mid-Century Modern

Petite Chrome Sputnik Pendant C1965
Petite Chrome Sputnik Pendant C1965

$1,200.00 Sale $1,020.00

Like a space age sea urchin, this polished chrome sputnik pendant is covered in protruding light bulbs. Each of the 21 sockets is spaced evenly around the 6" diameter globe, radiating in such a close cluster that the whole fixture only measures 13" in diameter when lamped. Although it hails from...

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Mid-Century Amber Mosaic Pendant C1960's
Mid-Century Amber Mosaic Pendant C1960's

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$465.00 Sale $395.25

Fashioned on a cylinder of Lucite, the mosaic on this mid-century pendant features hues of yellow, orange and red to form a glowing column of mesmerizing light. The maker of these fixtures is unknown, but they fit into the vibrant, mix-media genre made popular in the 1960's by lighting companies ...

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Almost a Large Panton "Moon" Pendant, C1965
Almost a Large Panton "Moon" Pendant, C1965

$650.00 Sale $552.50

From our "close but no cigar" department comes this curious fixture. At first glance, it looks like a highly coveted 18" Verner Panton "Moon" light, which the Danish lighting master introduced in 1960. Featuring ten concentric rings in diminishing diameters, the construction can be "fanned" out t...

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 Salvaged Mid-Century Church Light Pendant C1960
Salvaged Mid-Century Church Light Pendant C1960

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$265.00 Sale $225.25

Rescued from a mid-century church, this primitive canister pendant features rustically hand-cut and hand-painted crosses, which allow the light to emerge in tiny twinkles. The bottom of the canister is open, so this pendant offers an interesting mix of ambient and focused light. At nearly 8' lo...

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Essential Mid-Century Globe Pendant C1960
Essential Mid-Century Globe Pendant C1960

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$350.00 Sale $297.50

Meant for the high-ceiling'ed kitchens, living rooms and breeze ways that enjoyed a vogue in mid-century ranch homes, perfectly spherical globe pendants such as this were lovely ways to add light to large, airy spaces. The simplicity and symmetry of the styling is as relevant today as it was the...

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 Mid-Century Globe Pendant C1960
Mid-Century Globe Pendant C1960

$350.00 Sale $297.50

Meant for the high-ceiling'ed kitchens, living rooms and breeze ways that enjoyed a vogue in mid-century ranch homes, perfectly spherical globe pendants such as this were lovely ways to add light to large, airy spaces. The simplicity and symmetry of the styling is as relevant today as it was then...

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Mid-Century Modern Bronzetone Danish Pendant, c1967
Mid-Century Modern Bronzetone Danish Pendant, c1967

$975.00 Sale $828.75

With its five tiers of reflector rings, lightweight aluminum design, and original Bronzetone lacquer, this spaceship-esque pendant is quintessentially Danish Modern. Made by Nordisk Solar Company and sold by Prescolite here in the U.S., it makes a design statement that has seen a steady ascent in...

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Cordette pendant, from Moe Lighting's 1958 "Cordette Series"
Cordette pendant, from Moe Lighting's 1958 "Cordette Series"

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$325.00 Sale $276.25

This snazzy little basket of light can be found in the 1958 Moe Lighting Catalogue. Under this alluring category: accent lighting, the "Touch" that makes the Difference. Oooh la la Moe. The Cordette, it goes on to say, is a "Whirl-Cord brass wire trimmed fixture." It features laminated cotton cor...

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

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$275.00 Sale $233.75

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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Mid-Century Bowtie Pendant W/ Perforated Shade by Lightolier C1955
Mid-Century Bowtie Pendant W/ Perforated Shade by Lightolier C1955

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$950.00 Sale $807.50

Likely distributed as part of Lightolier's commercial line, this Bowtie Pendant features some of our favorite mid-century modern motifs and a few elements that made Lightolier the lighting powerhouse of the day. The dual-cone shade (often called a "bowtie") is featured here in period appropriate ...

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Mid-Century Tear Drop Pendant C1960
Mid-Century Tear Drop Pendant C1960

$365.00 Sale $310.25

With its soft tear drop form and trendy brass-toned hardware, this wonderful mid-century pendant follows the cues pioneered by Lightolier and Moe Lighting in the early 1950's. We don't know the maker of this elegant version, but love its modern and sophisticated simplicity.

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Late Mid-Century Pendant W/ Smoke Glass Globe C1968
Late Mid-Century Pendant W/ Smoke Glass Globe C1968

$375.00

Meant for the high-ceiling'ed kitchens, living rooms and breeze ways that enjoyed a vogue in mid-century ranch homes, perfectly spherical globe pendants such as this were lovely ways to add light to large, airy spaces. The simplicity and symmetry of the styling is as relevant today as it was then...

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 Mid-Century Tear Drop Pendant W/ Line-Dot Motic C1960
Mid-Century Tear Drop Pendant W/ Line-Dot Motic C1960

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$425.00

With its soft tear drop form and trendy brass-toned zig-zag moif, this wonderful mid-century pendant follows the cues pioneered by Lightolier and Moe Lighting in the early 1950's. We don't know the maker of this elegant version, but love its modern and sophisticated simplicity. * Historical Styl...

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Industrial

Industrial Chain Pendant Light w/ Mirror Reflector Shade C1890s
Industrial Chain Pendant Light w/ Mirror Reflector Shade C1890s

$950.00 Sale $807.50

By the mid to late 19th century, electric lighting was becoming more common place and companies began emerging to capitalize on the need for commercial electric light fixtures. Acme Illumination., I.P. Frink and Wheeler Reflector Co. all emerged just before the turn of the century to develop icon...

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

$475.00 Sale $403.75

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 Warehouse RLM Pendant, c1950
White Enamel Warehouse RLM Pendant, c1950

$375.00

Porcelain-enameled warehouse shades like this one have been around since the early 1900s. This example features its original swivel "hang-straight" canopy, a galvanized pipe stem and some portions of the enamel that have worn away that adds to the industrial appeal. RLM is short for the "Reflect...

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Beardslee “Denzar” Commercial Pendant w/Mirror Reflectors, c1918
Beardslee “Denzar” Commercial Pendant w/Mirror Reflectors, c1918

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$1,800.00 Sale $1,530.00

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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"Semi-Direct" Holophane Correctalite Pendant, c1938
"Semi-Direct" Holophane Correctalite Pendant, c1938

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$675.00 Sale $573.75

From an original 1938 Holophane catalog in our archive: "The Holophane Correctalite presents the new trend - SEMI-DIRECT lighting. It is admirably suited for use in stores, offices, public building service areas, commercial display rooms, etc. Correctalite combines beauty with efficiency. The...

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

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$380.00 Sale $323.00

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 influences $('#order_cart_line...

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Perforated Metal Cone Pendant
Perforated Metal Cone Pendant

$225.00 Sale $191.25

We're told this unusual perforated metal cone shade was originally a filter from an old commercial washing machine. We have finished it with black twisted cloth cord and a black porcelain canopy.

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 Crouse-Hinds Pendant W/ Prismatic Shade and Bulb Cover C1940s
Crouse-Hinds Pendant W/ Prismatic Shade and Bulb Cover C1940s

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$775.00 Sale $658.75

This Crouse-Hinds industrial pendant light features a prismatic shade and faceted explosion-proof bulb cover, which (factory fires aside) would help refract the light throughout even the largest room in your home. The cast aluminum fitter connects to a 20" rod and extends from a hang-straight bal...

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Ruffled X-Ray Reflector Shade On Cloth-Cord Pendant, C1910
Ruffled X-Ray Reflector Shade On Cloth-Cord Pendant, C1910

$550.00 Sale $467.50

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 green-painted exterior with brand decal. Some paint loss and splatters on the exterior add to the character of...

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Extremely Rare Original Holophane Arc Pendant by Benjamin, C1908
Extremely Rare Original Holophane Arc Pendant by Benjamin, C1908

$4,200.00

Something of the holy grail for Holophane fans, this pendant has no less than six matching prismatic shades, all intact, plus a two-part reflector above. You do the math: 8 fragile glass shades x 105 years = nearly infinite opportunities for breakage. Which, somehow, this light avoided. (Well don...

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2-Light Benjamin Cluster Pendant W/Cobalt Crimped Reflector, C1930
2-Light Benjamin Cluster Pendant W/Cobalt Crimped Reflector, C1930

$575.00

This unusual combination of a classic functional pendant and the stunning crimped cobalt reflector is enhanced by the 2-Light Benjamin cluster. To increase the light output of single-socket cord pendants like this, porcelain-insulated cluster sockets by companies like Benjamin would be screwed i...

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Silvery Blue Mercury Glass Twisted Cord Pendant, C1925
Silvery Blue Mercury Glass Twisted Cord Pendant, C1925

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$675.00

"Mercury glass" is a term for interior-silvered double-walled glass that has been sealed to protect the mirror finish from scrapes and scratches. The striated pattern in the glass helps to diffuse the light, and the blue tint is an attempt to better re-create the color of sunlight - much like ful...

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Cloth Cord Pendant w/Cobalt RLM Metal Shade, C1930
Cloth Cord Pendant w/Cobalt RLM Metal Shade, C1930

$475.00

This nice pendant marries a white porcelain socket with a 12" porcelain enamel RLM warehouse or shop-type shade in the uncommon cobalt blue color, all hung on classic cloth-covered cord. Shade condition is as-is, with "character" - i.e., chips in finish, etc. RLM is short for the "Reflector and...

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Petite Pendant W/Pleated Opal Reflector, c1905
Petite Pendant W/Pleated Opal Reflector, c1905

$285.00

This charming old pendant has been renewed in a new Matte Antique finish and fitted with an unusual and super cool crimped opal glass reflector shade. Full of early-electric personality, this darling pendant has industrial character while also being right at home in creative residential environme...

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Victorian

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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Charming Late-Victorian Combination Pendant, C1900
Charming Late-Victorian Combination Pendant, C1900

$390.00

Simple yet striking gas/electric combination pendants like this classic example were extremely common in homes around the turn of the century, often in kitchens, bedrooms, hallways, or other less formal rooms. Rarely would both light sources be used at the same time. Rather, one or the other woul...

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Distinctive 2-Arm Renaissance Revival Pendant, c1868
Distinctive 2-Arm Renaissance Revival Pendant, c1868

$2,450.00 Sale $2,082.50

A restrained yet inspired fixture from one of the harder periods to find lighting from, this late-1860s Renaissance Revival gasolier features dual arms, dual finishes, and dual faces at the center. Elegantly minimal while simultaneously decorative, this fixture might have hung in an entry, a ves...

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Unusual Gas/Electric Pendant w/Cut-Glass Shade, c1910
Unusual Gas/Electric Pendant w/Cut-Glass Shade, c1910

$325.00 Sale $276.25

A straightforward combination gas/electric pendant that would have hung in a bedroom, bathroom, or hallway just after the turn of the century, we've dressed it up a little with a charming shade that boasts etched and cut-glass details.

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Barest of Bones Gas/Electric Combination Pendant, c1900
Barest of Bones Gas/Electric Combination Pendant, c1900

$375.00 Sale $318.75

Seduced by the charm of not being seduced at all, we love the straightforward simplicity and honest functionality of this turn-of-the-century gas/electric combination pendant, which would have hung in wide range of rooms in most any modest house, including a bedroom. A lovely etched glass shade s...

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Refined Two-Light Victorian Empire Pendant C1900
Refined Two-Light Victorian Empire Pendant C1900

$750.00 Sale $637.50

Distinguished by delicately pierced bodies and finely detailed castings, Empire-style lighting like this lovely 2-light example captivated the market at the turn of the century. Difficult and expensive to produce, they are hard to find today and truly bring the ornamental spirit of the Victorian...

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Impressive Late Victorian Fixture W/Swirled Opalescent Shades, C1905
Impressive Late Victorian Fixture W/Swirled Opalescent Shades, C1905

$1,450.00

We feel confident that this astounding fixture can be attributed to the Beardslee Chandelier Manufacturing Company of Chicago, Illinois, but the real focus of this breath-taking ensemble is the set of swirled opalescent shades. The center shade would have originally been large and open, however w...

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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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Intricate 2-Light Victorian Pendant, C1900
Intricate 2-Light Victorian Pendant, C1900

$785.00

With the classic cast scrolling armbacks, this lovely electric fixture from around the turn of the century offers generous style, light, and decorative impact. We've fitted this pendant with a lovely pair of etched shades with a lovely floral pattern, which perfectly set off the carbon-filament ...

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Delicate Pendant in Japanned Copper W/ Etched Shades C1890s
Delicate Pendant in Japanned Copper W/ Etched Shades C1890s

$980.00

With an original mottled or oxidized copper finish that has mellowed to a deep, warm tone and delicately rendered details in the turn-of-the-century construction, this fixture is like a Victorian girl-next-door: a classic beauty that doesn't have to fight to be the center of attention. Instead, i...

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Charming Late-Victorian Gas Pendant, C1895
Charming Late-Victorian Gas Pendant, C1895

$275.00

Simple yet striking late gas pendants like this classic example were extremely common in homes around the turn of the century -- often found in kitchens, bedrooms, hallways, or other less formal rooms. We've matched the small but ornate fixture with a gently ruffled pressed glass shade, which fea...

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Hexagonal Colonial Pendant w/ Straw Opalescent Shade, C1915
Hexagonal Colonial Pendant w/ Straw Opalescent Shade, C1915

$475.00

This simple Colonial pendant has the quiet honor of being a background player for the fantastic hand-blown and Straw Opalescent stalactite or bullet shade, with its arresting and hard-to-find bulbous pointed shape. This is a striking pendant for a special location. * Historical Style: Modern Co...

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Arts & Crafts

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

$1,450.00 Sale $1,232.50

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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"Riveting" Arts & Crafts Brass Dome w/Slag Glass, C1908
"Riveting" Arts & Crafts Brass Dome w/Slag Glass, C1908

$5,750.00

The first decade of the 20th century saw the dual rise of two trends - Arts & Crafts lighting, and the dining room "dome" chandelier. This rare, beautifully patinated, all original, and exceedingly well-preserved example captures the bold spirit and rustic look that characterized the earliest...

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Stunning Arts & Crafts Scroll Pendant W/ Quezal Shade C1910
Stunning Arts & Crafts Scroll Pendant W/ Quezal Shade C1910

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$475.00

Not that it needs it, but this incredible Arts & Crafts scoll pendant is elevated even higher by the addition of a Quezal gold aurene shade. The shade is marked and carries with it the unmistakable quality and luminescence of the New York-based Art Glass company's product. This stunning penda...

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Contemporary

23” Mod Contemporary 5058 Smoke Acrylic Dome, Lightolier, C1972
23” Mod Contemporary 5058 Smoke Acrylic Dome, Lightolier, C1972

$1,800.00 Sale $1,530.00

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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Vibrant Zoetrope Mod Dome by Lightolier C1966
Vibrant Zoetrope Mod Dome by Lightolier C1966

$725.00 Sale $616.25

Lightolier was always an industry leader when it came to postwar Modern lighting, and as seen here in this quirky and wonderful Mod Dome, was quick to pick up on European and Scandinavian trends and translate them for the American market. In this case, their original catalog copy says it all: "F...

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Round Plexiglass and Nylon Pendant C1965
Round Plexiglass and Nylon Pendant C1965

$575.00 Sale $488.75

This remarkable pendant is comprised of six plexiglass panels, the edges of which are scored to accommodate hundreds of razor-thin nylon cords. The cords converge to surround a single glowing bulb, causing the light to radiate in a completely unique and unexpected manner. Although the pendant is ...

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Late Mid-Century Pendant W/ Smoke Glass Globe C1968
Late Mid-Century Pendant W/ Smoke Glass Globe C1968

$375.00

Meant for the high-ceiling'ed kitchens, living rooms and breeze ways that enjoyed a vogue in mid-century ranch homes, perfectly spherical globe pendants such as this were lovely ways to add light to large, airy spaces. The simplicity and symmetry of the styling is as relevant today as it was then...

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494-RS 14" Topaz Pendant by Lightcraft of CA, c1969
494-RS 14" Topaz Pendant by Lightcraft of CA, c1969

$525.00

"An exciting collection of sparkling pendants from the designers at Lightcraft of California are introduced on this and subsequent pages... Topaz, a rich blend of smoke and amber surrounding candle clusters of brass... warm enchantment for the contemporary decor." Our variation includes the sign...

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