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Petite Chrome Sputnik Pendant C1965
Petite Chrome Sputnik Pendant C1965

$1,200.00

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

$475.00

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

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

$950.00

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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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

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

$725.00

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

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$465.00

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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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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Classic Pendant W/2-Part Opal Shade, C1915
Classic Pendant W/2-Part Opal Shade, C1915

$525.00

When the tungsten-filament light bulb first became commercially popular around 1910, it was so much brighter than the carbon-filament bulbs that preceded it - almost three times brighter - that designers had to come up with new types of shades in new types of glass to reduce glare and properly di...

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Colonial Revival

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

$980.00

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

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

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

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

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

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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Classical Revival

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

$325.00

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

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

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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Historic Revival

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

$475.00

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

$475.00

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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Lovely 3-Light Chandelier by Lightolier C1928
Lovely 3-Light Chandelier by Lightolier C1928

$825.00

Made from cast brass and cast white metal, this charming 3-light chandelier was part of Lightolier's popular "Dinolier" line, which debuted in 1928. While the ornate metalwork is certainly enchanting, the shade is just as captivating. Serving as a glowing collar around the three bulbed candlestic...

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

$575.00

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

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

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

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

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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Deco/ Streamline

2-Piece Holophane Industrial Pipe Pendant, C1930
2-Piece Holophane Industrial Pipe Pendant, C1930

$575.00

Holophane manufactured the highest quality prismatic glass shades for industrial applications in the world. This classic example would have hung in a store or warehouse, and is open on the bottom to allow light (and bugs) to fall directly out on the area below. Original steel clips hold the shade...

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

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$675.00

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

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

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

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

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

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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Classic

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

$325.00

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

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

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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Unusual Schoolhouse Chain Pendant, c1925
Unusual Schoolhouse Chain Pendant, c1925

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$365.00

This schoolhouse chain pendant is such an archetype of its era that we essentially reproduced it with our Baldwin. It is the lovely and unusual schoolhouse shade that sets this example apart. If you were looking for a classic yet slightly different example of schoolhouse lighting, this would be a...

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Classic 2-Light Bar Pendant W/ Hand Painted Shades C1910
Classic 2-Light Bar Pendant W/ Hand Painted Shades C1910

$360.00

A common fixture in bungalows, foursquares and early revival cottages of the late 1910s and early 1920s, this little charmer takes the classic ceiling pendant and doubles the fun with a simple spreader bar. This would be a lovely light in an entryway, stairwell or bedroom. The hand-painted shades...

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

$465.00

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

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

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

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

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

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

$475.00

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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Classic Flush Fixture W/Opal Schoolhouse Shade, C1925
Classic Flush 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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Unusually Shaped Schoolhouse Pendant W/ LED Light Source, C1930
Unusually Shaped Schoolhouse Pendant W/ LED Light Source, C1930

$460.00

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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Classic Pendant W/2-Part Opal Shade, C1915
Classic Pendant W/2-Part Opal Shade, C1915

$525.00

When the tungsten-filament light bulb first became commercially popular around 1910, it was so much brighter than the carbon-filament bulbs that preceded it - almost three times brighter - that designers had to come up with new types of shades in new types of glass to reduce glare and properly di...

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Mid-Century Modern

Petite Chrome Sputnik Pendant C1965
Petite Chrome Sputnik Pendant C1965

$1,200.00

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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Large Mid-Century Globe Pipe Pendant C1960
Large Mid-Century Globe Pipe Pendant C1960

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$425.00

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

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$465.00

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

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

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

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

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 Prescolite Bullet Pendant, c1960
Mid-Century Modern Prescolite Bullet Pendant, c1960

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$325.00

Prescolite, founded in 1944, produced many a mid-century marvel. Along with other American lighting manufacturers of the era. Prescolite made ample use of perforations in metal shades and parts to create a starlight effect. This fixture features a row of pinpricks offsetting the opaque glass shad...

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

$975.00

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

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

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

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

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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Industrial

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

$950.00

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

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

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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2-Piece Holophane Industrial Pipe Pendant, C1930
2-Piece Holophane Industrial Pipe Pendant, C1930

$575.00

Holophane manufactured the highest quality prismatic glass shades for industrial applications in the world. This classic example would have hung in a store or warehouse, and is open on the bottom to allow light (and bugs) to fall directly out on the area below. Original steel clips hold the shade...

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

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$675.00

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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Abolite 12" White Enamel Shade on Galvanized Pipe, c1960
Abolite 12" White Enamel Shade on Galvanized Pipe, c1960

$300.00

Porcelain-enameled warehouse shades like this one have been around since the early 1900s, and this one could be of most any period since the 1920s. We've added new galvanized pipe and a new swivel "hang-straight" canopy to complete the fixture. These types of metal shades are typically known as ...

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

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$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 influences $('#order_cart_line...

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Perforated Metal Cone Pendant
Perforated Metal Cone Pendant

$225.00

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

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

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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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

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

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

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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Wrought Iron Entry Pendant W/ Opalescent Shade C1890s
Wrought Iron Entry Pendant W/ Opalescent Shade C1890s

$1,450.00

A beautiful and exceptionally hard-to-find light, this lovely late-Victorian lantern pendant is fabricated in wrought iron strapping and features a gorgeous – and period appropriate – twist opalescent cylinder shade. While the shade takes center stage, the ornamental details on the canopy, rod an...

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

$750.00

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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Arts & Crafts

Mission Fold-Up Single Pole Pendant by Beardslee, c1915
Mission Fold-Up Single Pole Pendant by Beardslee, c1915

$840.00

This antique chandelier is a bit of an oddity – a quick-change artist, if you will. At first glance, it looks like a classic expression of Mission style, with its substantial body and clean angularity. But then: the arms fold! Why, we can't know for sure, but we speculate the light may have been ...

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Classical Revival 2-Light Bar Pendent C1910
Classical Revival 2-Light Bar Pendent C1910

$360.00

At first glance, this fixture appears to be in the Mission style - but look more closely. Both the canopy and spreader bar feature the calling-card symmetrical geometric massing of the Classical Revival. Perfect for those hybrid Craftsman/Colonial foursquares of the early 20th century, this fix...

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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

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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Delicate Mission Entry Lantern w/Original Art Glass C1910
Delicate Mission Entry Lantern w/Original Art Glass C1910

$475.00

While interior Mission lighting enjoyed its greatest vogue from 1900 to 1915, the Mission porch lantern is always in style. It's hard to imagine a sweeter Mission lantern than this specimen. The four-sided shade is populated with beautiful caramel colored glass, which hangs in a simple, yet elega...

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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

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

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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Ovoid Plexiglass and Nylon Pendant C1965
Ovoid Plexiglass and Nylon Pendant C1965

$575.00

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

$575.00

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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