About Us: Appleton Antique Lighting 

A Boston antique lighting resource since 1978, Appleton Antique Lighting has brought unequalled expertise and craftsmanship to the sole task of harnessing the intangible essence of light through the collection, creation, and restoration of exquisite lighting fixtures and accessories. Simply put—we are renowned specialists in the restoration of antique lighting. There is lighting—and then, there’s Appleton Antique Lighting.

Restoring a Large Crystal Chandelier
Jane And Loukas Deimezis at Harvard University, C. 1990

Our Collection

Our collection is open to the public and design/architectural professionals for viewing by appointment in our new location in a historic industrial complex in Canton Ma.  Our Online Showroom is available for viewing 24/7 and we ship worldwide.  We are happy to consult with you to select the perfect pieces that fit your home, your style and your life.  


We have a large collection  of completely restored lighting dating from the 1850’s to the 1950’s.  Every piece has been cleaned and repaired by hand, with new wiring to meet current electrical codes and to UL standards while carefully maintaining the original aesthetic.  

Our Collection Features:

  • Electrified gas and oil lights from the Victorian Era 

  • Gas and Electric and Early Electric fixtures from the turn of the century, including many pieces by E. F. Caldwell.  

  • Luxurious gilt bronze French chandeliers 

  • Italian blown glass 

  • Wrought iron 

  • American and French Art Deco

  • Gothic and Tudor Sconces and Chandeliers from the early 20th Century.

  • Whimsical Vintage Tole

  • Glass Pendants of the Neoclassical, Gas, and Art Deco Eras.

If you are looking for something that you do not see, please ask!  We are always adding to our restored inventory. We will gladly consult with you, using pictures, dimensions, and your personal style. We have many pieces that are UL listed, and many more that can be by request.  We are enthusiastic about helping you find the right piece to augment any room in your home, and are always adding to our restored inventory.

The Owners: A Mother and Daughter Team

Jane Deimezis, Proprietor

Emilia Deimezis, Proprietor