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Fontana Arte Style Pendant Lamp with Murano Glass in Excellent Condition
By Fontana Arte
Located in Berlin, DE
High quality Fontana Arte style pendant lamp with eight heavy and thick glass pieces in brown and clear. One E27. To be on the safe side, the lamp should be checked locally by a spec...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Italian Pietro Chiesa for Fontana Arte Style Pendant or Lantern
By Pietro Chiesa, Fontana Arte, Max Ingrand
Located in Houston, TX
Italian Pietro Chiesa for Fontana Arte style pendant or lantern. This stunning italian chandelier or lantern is comprised of sheets of glass on a chrome frame and has been newly wire...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Fontana Arte Style Pendant
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Single light set within a beautiful frosted glass that has a unique bevel and surrounded by a silver plated surround and suspended on a silver plated rod.
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20th Century American Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Silver Plate

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H 43 in. W 12.25 in. D 2 in.
Fontana Arte Style Pendant Lamp Crystal Glass Brass, Italy, 1975
By Fontana Arte
Located in Vienna, AT
Elegant suspension lamp with a large honeycomb glass shade that was often used by Max Ingrand for his designs, Italy, circa 1975 The dominant feature of this light is the beautifu...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Max Ingrand Style Pendant
By Max Ingrand, Fontana Arte
Located in London, GB
Fontana Arte style pendant, circa 1990s.
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1990s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Nickel

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H 35.44 in. W 5.91 in. D 3.55 in.
Fontana Arte Style Ceiling Pendant
By Fontana Arte
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Fontana Arte style ceiling pendant. Italy 1960s.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Crystal Pendant in Style of Fontana Arte
By Fontana Arte
Located in Antwerp, BE
In style of Fontana Arte,clear crystal ceiling light. Nine thick carved pieces hanging on a stainless steel frame.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Art Glass

Fontana Arte Style Chandelier
By Fontana Arte
Located in New York, NY
A smoked glass three bulb chandelier in the style of Fontana Arte, with three glass circles each with a diameter of 12" that holds up to 180 watts. Measurement does not include chain...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Fontana Arte style lantern
By Fontana Arte
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Fontana Arte style lantern. Italy 1960s.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

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H 29 in. W 17 in. D 17 in.
Glass and Chrome Pendant Style of Fontana Arte
By Fontana Arte
Located in New York, NY
Glass and chrome pendant style of Fontana Arte. Has six cylindrical glass pendants with chrome tops.
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Italian Pendant in the Style of Fontana Arte
By Fontana Arte
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Two-tone glass pendant and brass base.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Fontana Arte Style, Chandelier, 1960s
By Fontana Arte
Located in Palermo, PA
Fontana Arte style, chandelier, 1960s. Dimensions: H=110 cm; D=35 cm.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Steel

1940's Brass & Glass Pendant in style of Fontana Arte
By Fontana Arte
Located in Amsterdam, NH
This elegant piece consisting of a brass frame and a unique ribbed glass reflector. The round ribbed glass reflector mounts below 3 green electrical E14 sockets. Brass hardware and...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

1980s Italian Pendant in the Style of Fontana Arte
By Fontana Arte
Located in New York, NY
Very nice pendant in the style of Max Ingrand and Fontana Arte.
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Vintage 1980s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Chrome and Crystal Glass Pendant Fontana Arte Style, 1960s
By Fontana Arte
Located in Morazzone, Varese
Amazing pendant chandelier of six cascading lamps made of heavy crystal glass blocks attached to a chrome plated lamps frame. Made in Italy in the late 1960s in the style of Fontana ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

1940's Glass, Brass & Iron Pendant in Style of Fontana Arte
By Fontana Arte
Located in Amsterdam, NH
Playful piece consisting of a brass and metal frame and 1 ribbed glass reflector. With a unique floral shaped iron ring. In the center 3 electrical E27 sockets. The mix of brass and...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Iron

Italian Chandelier Fontana Arte Style, 1960s
By Fontana Arte
Located in Budapest, HU
Made of brass and solid stainless steel it keeps the lines incredible elegance. The glasses in the Classic Verde Nilo color give the lights a fascinating effect.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Steel

1950's Glass and Brass Pendant in Style of Fontana Arte
By Fontana Arte
Located in Amsterdam, NH
This elegant piece consisting of a brass frame and 2 unique frosted and satin glass reflector/saucers. The lower curved glass reflector with gold-colored floral motifs mounts below...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Pendant Lamp in the Style of Fontana Arte, Italy, 1970
By Fontana Arte
Located in Rome, IT
Pendant lamp with hand-sculpted glass Verde Nilo in the style of Fontana Arte, Italy, 1970.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Amazing Three Pendants in the Style of Fontana Arte, 1970
By Fontana Arte
Located in Rome, IT
Elegant trio of lights. 24 glasses blades with chipped edges in Verde Nilo Color. The glasses of each group are 20 cm high and have a diameter of 15 cm.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Mid-Century Chandelier Pendant Blue Glass Style Fontana Arte, Italy, 1960
By Fontana Arte
Located in Saarbruecken, DE
Mid-century chandelier blue glass style Fontana Arte, Italy, 1960s 5 E14 bulbs. chrome in perfect vintage condition.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Art Glass

Pendant Lamp or Chandelier from Curved Glass Chrome Style Fontana Arte, Italy
By Fontana Arte
Located in Vienna, AT
Pendant lamp or chandelier from curved glass chrome style Fontana Arte, Italy, 1965. Made from three thick curved glass slabs orbiting around a central chrome tube, housing a bulb, ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome, Brass

Midcentury Five-Light Pendant in the Style of Fontana Arte, Italy, 1960s
By Fontana Arte
Located in Bresso, Lombardy
This ceiling light has bevelled glass diffusers held in place with brass supports, suspended from a circular steel dish. This is in the style of Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte. In ve...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Steel

Fontana Arte Style Mid-Century Modern Glass & Chrome Pendant Light Fixture 1960s
By Fontana Arte
Located in Miami, FL
Early Mid-Century Modern Italian beveled thick glass and chrome pendant light fixture by Fontana Arte from the 1960s. The fixture has eight thick beveled smoked glass panels, two on...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Aluminum, Chrome

Cut-Glass Sputnik in Fontana Arte Style, 1960s
By Fontana Arte
Located in Budapest, HU
Built around a chrome frame with 76 thick chiseled crystal glass segments. Each glass is worked "hammered," this is not imperfections but just the characteristic of this process.
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Late 20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Chrome and Glass Chandelier, Style of Fontana Arte
By Fontana Arte
Located in New York, NY
Chandelier in the style of Fontana Arte, chrome and glass.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Fontana Arte Style Frosted Glass Chandelier, Italy, 1960
By Fontana Arte
Located in Saarbruecken, DE
Italian 1960s chandelier with bold Fontana Arte style 25 thick slabs of partly frosted glass, each 24cm (9.5 in). Each of these slabs is hand-cut and hand-chipped. Holds four bulbs. ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Midcentury Three-Light Nile Green Glass Pendant in the Style of Fontana Arte
By Fontana Arte
Located in Bresso, Lombardy
Italy, 1950s. This pendant features thick Nile green hammered glass lampshades and varnished metal parts. Fontana Arte used the same glasses with the same thickness. The metal pa...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Large Mid-Century Modern Brass Chandelier, Fontana Arte Style
By Fontana Arte
Located in Dallas, TX
Large round Mid-Century Modern chandelier, attributed to Fontana Arte, Italy 1960s. The Italian vintage chandelier is made of a bronze central stem, eight arms in brass with glasses...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

1960s Fontana Arte Style Mid-Century Modern Italian Chandelier
By Fontana Arte
Located in Aci Castello, IT
A rare six lights chandelier in original conditions, heavy glass, wood and brass are in perfect conditions. It works 110-240 volts and needs 6 regular e27 bulbs. It's inspired by Fon...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

1930's Glass & Brass Lantern in Style of Fontana Arte
By Fontana Arte
Located in Amsterdam, NH
Elegant lantern in style of Fontana Arte consists of four buds each holding a E14 socket. A brass frame and one thick glass panel.
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Early 20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

1950's Glass & Brass Lantern in Style of Fontana Arte
By Fontana Arte
Located in Amsterdam, NH
Delicate 1950s lantern. Consists of four etched glass panels, a brass frame and one E14 lightbulb.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Italian Chandelier in the Style of Fontana Arte Vintage
By Fontana Arte
Located in Lyon, FR
Italian chandelier from 1970s. Structure in brass with black metal socket and glass shade. Bulb E14.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

Brass and Glass Chandelier Fontana Arte Style, Italy, 1970s
By Fontana Arte
Located in Rome, IT
Chandelier featuring brass structure and chain and two oval glass in the style of Fontana Arte. Made in Italy in the 1970s. Measures: Height with chain: 90 cm. Height without c...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

1950's Glass & Brass Lantern in Style of Fontana Arte
By Fontana Arte
Located in Amsterdam, NH
Elegant lantern in style of Fontana Arte. Consists of four glass leaves, a brass frame and two E27 sockets. Glass panel 33cm width and 24 cm height. Two small chips in the corner of...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

1970's Green and Smoked Glass Pendant Light in the Style of Fontana Arte, Italy
By Fontana Arte
Located in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Italian Mid-Century Modern architectural pendant light with four sided chrome frame. Comprised of dual teardrop glass shades in hues of smoked gray and green. The chandelier has orig...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Brass and Etched Glass Bowl Pendant in the Style of Fontana Arte, Italy 1980s
By Fontana Arte
Located in Bresso, Lombardy
Italy, 1980s. This pendant light is made in brass and etched glass. It is a vintage item, therefore it might show slight traces of use, but it can be considered as in very good or...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Post-Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Midcentury Italian Fontana Arte Style Faceted Glass Brass Lantern, 1950s
By Fontana Arte
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
A lovely Fontana Arte style faceted glass and brass lantern or pendant, Italy, 1940s. It takes one E27 large sized light bulb. In fine vintage condition, no chips or cracks, aged pat...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Monumental Six-Arm Fixture in the Style of Fontana Arte
By Fontana Arte
Located in Troy, MI
Large six-arm chandelier/hanging fixture in style of Fontana Arte, made of glass and brass, circa 2010. Brass canopy and center support shaft. Double bowl base has double glass bowls...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and...

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Brass

Mid-Century Chandelier Blue Glass Style Fontana Arte, Italy, 1960
By Fontana Arte
Located in Saarbruecken, DE
Mid-Century chandelier blue glass style Fontana Arte, Italy, 1960s 5 E14 bulbs. rewired. chrome in perfect vintage condition.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Art Glass

Beautiful Mid-Century Glass Chandelier, Fontana Arte Style, Italy, 1960s
By Fontana Arte
Located in Vienna, AT
A beautiful Italian modernist glass pendant from the 1960s in the style of Fontana Arte. Five green/grey and curved glass panels on a chrome-plated five-arm frame. In very good condi...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

In Style of Fontana Arte Murano Smoked Glass Midcentury Chandeliers, 1980
By Fontana Arte
Located in Rome, IT
Splendid Murano glass chandelier with a particular gradation of smoked color. Its design is also very particular round but composed of triangular handkerchiefs. The chandeliers come...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Fontana Arte Style Italian Vintage Chandelier Tempered Glass Nickel Plated Brass
By Fontana Arte
Located in Prato, Tuscany
We kindly suggest you read the whole description, because with it we try to give you detailed technical and historical information to guarantee the authenticity of our objects. Iconi...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Brass

Midcentury Sputnik Cut-Glass Chandelier, style of Fontana Arte, circa 1960's
By Fontana Arte
Located in Rome, IT
Amazing midcentury Murano glass sputnik chandelier in the style of Fontana Arte, circa 1960's. Chrome frame with green colored cut-glass.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Cut Glass

Octagonal Diamond Chandelier Lantern Brass and Glass Fontana Arte Style, Italy
By Fontana Arte
Located in Rome, IT
Diamond-shaped chandelier lantern in a brass and glass structure in the style of the Italian designer house Fontana Arte. Made in Italy, circa 1960.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

Fontana Arte Style Chandelier from Fumed and Opaline Glass, Italy, 1970
By Fontana Arte
Located in Vienna, AT
Set of 2 chandeliers from fumed and opaline glass- priced individually Fontana Arte style flying saucer chandelier from fumed and opaline glass, Italy, 1970. Elegant floating ambe...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Fontana Arte Style Chandelier from Fumed and Opaline Glass, Italy, 1970
By Fontana Arte
Located in Vienna, AT
Fontana Arte style flying saucer chandelier from fumed and opaline glass, Italy, 1970. Elegant floating amber glass lighting fixture with opaline shade hanging from three brass strin...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Chandelier in the Style of Pietro Chiesa for Fontana Arte
By Fontana Arte
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Large crystal glass chandelier, sophistication, simplicity and attention to detail. Please go to " See All From This Dealer" for more items at Novecento Pls note: Item is locate...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Chandelier in Chrome and Glass in the Style of Fontana Arte, 1970s
By Fontana Arte
Located in New York, NY
Chandelier in chrome with light and dark green glass in the style of Fontana Arte, Italian 1970s. The height of just the chandelier itself without the chain is 11 inches high. The ov...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

In style of Fontana Arte Murano Aqua Green Glass MidCentury Chandeliers, 1980
By Fontana Arte
Located in Rome, IT
Splendid Murano glass chandelier with a particular gradation of aqua green color. Its design is also very particular round but composed of triangular handkerchiefs. The chandeliers ...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Italian Midcentury Chrome and Glass Fontana Arte Style Light Fixture, circa 1970
By Fontana Arte
Located in North Miami, FL
Thick curved glass contrasts with thin enameled chrome in this circa 1970 Italian ceiling light in the manner of Fontana Arte. Wired for U.S.. Measurements below are for fixture only...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Unique Etched Glass Chandelier in the Style of Fontana Arte, circa 1960s
By Fontana Arte
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Vintage Italian chandelier with frosted glass shades surrounded by aqua etched glass petals around the perimeter, supported by a chrome finial and stem, chrome chain and canopy. In ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

In style of Fontana Arte Murano Round Pink Glass MidCentury Chandeliers, 1980
By Fontana Arte
Located in Rome, IT
Splendid Murano glass chandelier with a particular gradation of pink color. Its design is also very particular round but composed of triangular handkerchiefs. The chandeliers come f...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Italian Fontana Arte Style Chandelier in Smoked Green Grey Hand Cut Glass, 1960s
By Fontana Arte
Located in Coimbra, PT
Gorgeous Italian Mid-Century Modern Fontana Arte Chandelier with smoked green grey hand cut glass and 4 interior lights. 8 thick glass sheets. (Invisible bite on one glass sheet) ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Mid-Century Modern Glass Pendant, Style of Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte
By Fontana Arte, Max Ingrand
Located in New York, NY
Italian Mid-Century Modern smoked and green glass pendant, lantern or chandelier in the style of Max Ingrand and Fontana Arte. The three-light fixtures has each lighting element ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Fontana Arte Style Space Age Steel and Glass Italian Pendant, circa 1970
By VECA, Fontana Arte, Gino Paroldo
Located in Aci Castello, IT
This is a Space Age three-light chandelier in chrome, steel and heavy glass, it has been manufactured by Veca in the style of Fontana Arte. There is only one chip in the upper part o...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Space Age Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Italian Mid Century Suspension Lamp Fontana Arte Style, 1950s
By Fontana Arte, Pietro Chiesa
Located in Traversetolo, IT
A magnificent mid-century pendant lamp from Italy, with brass, etched and decorated glass, and three E14 bulbs. This is an incredibly elegant and refined design, and the brass and gl...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Fontana Arte Style Brass & Carved Glass Lantern, 1950s, Italy
By Fontana Arte, Pietro Chiesa
Located in Biebergemund, Hessen
Beautiful Italian designer lantern made of brass and hand-carved, smoked glass, proving high-quality craftsmanship. Excellent original condition with a lovely patina. Three E14 Ediso...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Fantastic Large Maison Arlus Chandelier Gilt Brass Glass Disc Fontana Arte Style
By Fontana Arte, Arlus
Located in Nierstein am Rhein, DE
Fantastic large and fine Maison Arlus midcentury chandelier, France, circa 1940-1950. Eight-arm chandelier in gilt brass metal with blueish-grey enameled accents, glass discs finals ...
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Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

Chandelier Carved Glass and Brass Fontana Arte Style, Italy, 1950s
By Pietro Chiesa, Fontana Arte
Located in Rome, IT
Chandelier pendant in glass with carved floral details and brass in the style of Fontana Arte. Made in Italy in the 1950s. Measures: Height with pole: 115 cm. Height without pol...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

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Fontana Arte Style Pendant For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the fontana arte style pendant you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Frequently made of glass, metal and brass, every fontana arte style pendant was constructed with great care. Find 251 options for an antique or vintage fontana arte style pendant now, or shop our selection of 3 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer fontana arte style pendant, there are earlier versions available from the 20th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. A fontana arte style pendant made by Mid-Century Modern designers — as well as those associated with Modern — is very popular. You’ll likely find more than one fontana arte style pendant that is appealing in its simplicity, but Fontana Arte, Pietro Chiesa and Cosulich Interiors & Antiques produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Fontana Arte Style Pendant?

The average selling price for a fontana arte style pendant at 1stDibs is $3,200, while they’re typically $400 on the low end and $92,888 for the highest priced.

Finding the Right Chandeliers and Pendants for You

Chandeliers — simple in form, inspired by candelabras and originally made of wood or iron — first made an appearance in early churches. For those wealthy enough to afford them for their homes in the medieval period, a chandelier's suspended lights likely exuded imminent danger, as lit candles served as the light source for fixtures of the era. Things have thankfully changed since then, and antique and vintage chandeliers and pendant lights are popular in many interiors today.

While gas lighting during the late 18th century represented an upgrade for chandeliers — and gas lamps would long inspire Danish architect and pioneering modernist lighting designer Poul Henningsen — it would eventually be replaced with the familiar electric lighting of today.

The key difference between a pendant light and a chandelier is that a pendant incorporates only a single bulb into its design. Don’t mistake this for simplicity, however. An Art Deco–styled homage to Sputnik from Murano glass artisans Giovanni Dalla Fina (note: there is more than one lighting fixture that shares its name with the iconic mid-century-era satellite — see Gino Sarfatti’s design too), with handcrafted decorative elements supported by a chrome frame, is just one stunning example of the elaborate engineering that can be incorporated into every component of a chandelier.

Chandeliers have evolved over time, but their classic elegance has remained unchanged. Not only will the right chandelier prove impressive in a given room, but it can also offer a certain sense of practicality. These fixtures can easily illuminate an entire space, while their elevated position prevents them from creating glare or straining one’s eyes. Certain materials, like glass, can complement naturally lit settings without stealing the show. Brass, on the other hand, can introduce an alluring, warm glow. While LEDs have earned a bad reputation for their perceived harsh bluish lights and a loss of brightness over their life span, the right design choices can help harness their lighting potential and create the perfect mood. A careful approach to lighting can transform your room into a peaceful and cozy nook, ideal for napping, reading or working.

For midsize spaces, a wall light or sconce can pull the room together and get the lighting job done. Perforated steel rings underneath five bands of handspun aluminum support a rich diffusion of light within Alvar Aalto's Beehive pendant light, but if you’re looking to brighten a more modest room, perhaps a minimalist solution is what you’re after. The mid-century modern furniture designer Charlotte Perriand devised her CP-1 wall lamps in the 1960s, in which a repositioning of sheet-metal plates can redirect light as needed.

The versatility and variability of these lighting staples mean that, when it comes to finding something like the perfect chandelier, you’ll never be left hanging. From the whimsical — like the work of Beau & Bien’s Sylvie Maréchal, frequently inspired by her dreams — to the classic beauty of Paul Ferrante's fixtures, there is a style for every room. With designs for pendant lights and chandeliers across eras, colors and materials, you’ll never run out of options to explore on 1stDibs.