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Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte Table Lamps or Sconces

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Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte rare elegant adjustable rose colored acid-etched crystal table lamps or sconces shaped like clams with patinated brass hinges and base. The rose crystal top and colorless crystal bottom are connected by a sculptural brass hinge on base which opens and closes to reveal the pearl lightbulb inside. This exquisite design exemplifies the impeccable craftsmanship of Fontana Arte under the artistic direction of Max Ingrand in Italy during the 1950s. Rewired to U.S. standards. Priced individually. Literature Franco Deboni, Fontana Arte: Gio Ponti, Pietro Chiesa, Max Ingrand, Turin, 2012, fig. 350 Domus, no. 324, November 1956, Fontana Arte advertisement Charlotte and Peter Fiell, eds., Decorative Art 50s, Cologne, 2000, p. 418 Carlo Bestetti, Forme Nuove In Italia, Rome, 1957, p. 205, fig. c.

Details

  • Creator
    Max Ingrand (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 4 in. (10.16 cm)Width: 8.5 in. (21.59 cm)Depth: 7.5 in. (19.05 cm)
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    Brass,Glass,Frosted
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1955
  • Condition
    Rewired: Recently rewired to U.S. standards. Wear consistent with age and use. In original excellent condition with no chips in the glass and some patination to brass.
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    Seller: FON4021stDibs: LU291738133393

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  • Shipping
    $20 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to United States 0, arrives in 6-11 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: New York, NY
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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