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Pair of Italian Mid-Century Modern Glass 'Astrolabe' Table Lamps by Fontana Arte


An elegant pair of Italian Mid-Century table lamps by Fontana Arte reflecting a modern neoclassical taste (Novecento) composed of a solid brass frame with inset pieces of glass arranged in the form of an astrolabe. Fontana Arte worked with such notable designers as Gio Ponti, Max Ingrand and Pietro Chiesa. Shades are for demonstration purposes only. Brass switches on base, wired with brown silk cord. Total height with shade is 24" and current shade diameter is 13". Lamp base alone is 8" diameter.


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  • Condition
    Good. Brass can be cleaned to suit taste; Shades should be changed to better suit the lamps..
  • Dimensions

    H 24 in. x Dm 13 in.

    H 60.96 cm x Dm 33.02 cm

  • Diameter
    13 in. (33.02 cm)
  • Seller location
    New York, NY
  • Seller reference number
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
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