Lighting

Rare Flush Mount Fixture by Max Ingrand

Rare Flush Mount Fixture by Max Ingrand
Italy
c. 1958

Model #2079, produced by Fontana Arte. 5 clear crystal discs with beveled edges surround a brass circular structure with a textured center lens. 1 standard Edison socket and recently added canopy for mounting that can easily be removed. Published: Fontana Arte 6, manufacturers catalog.
h. 12” dia. 17”

Excellent condition. All wiring and socket replaced. All metal cleaned and all glass elements free of chips or significant scratches.

$22,000.

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Dahlia Chandelier by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte.

Dahlia Chandelier by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte
Italy,
c. 1955

Fontana Arte model #1563/A, 16-light fixture of oxidized brass and nickeled metal. Each arm has an elongated glass petal and one candelabra socket.  Glass petals alternate between smokey quartz & teal colored glass.  Published:  Fontana Arte 6, Manufacturer's catalog, Pg 11.
h. 21"  diam. 51" 

Excellent original finish.  Metal and glass have been cleaned.  All wiring and sockets have been recently changed.

$75,000.

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Rare Chandelier by Angelo Lelli for Arredoluce

Rare Chandelier by Angelo Lelli for Arredoluce
Italy
c. 1952

10-arm fixture in brass. Each arm beginning with a colored ball and ending with a corresponding color cone-shade concealing one candelabra socket. Cone shades pivot up and down. The colors are red, white, yellow, green & blue. A very rare model. Published: Arredoluce, catalogue raisonné, 1943-1987. Pg. 144, 289.

h. 54” dia. 24”

Very good original condition. Brass has oxidized to a dark tobacco color and all colored balls and shades have some loss and variation to color. Touch-ups have been made. All wiring has been recently replaced as well as sockets.

$45,000.

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Rare pair of Sconces #1636 by Max Ingrand

Rare pair of Sconces #1636 by Max Ingrand
Italy, c. 1962

Acid-etched shield form reflector with brass mounts.  Each sconce has 1 candelabra socket.  Newly made back-plates to cover USA j-box.  

h. 16"  w. 6.25"  d. 6"

Excellent condition.  All wiring and sockets have recently been replaced.

$12,500.

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Rare and Early Chandelier by Fontana Arte

Rare Chandelier by Fontana Arte
Italy, c. 1952

A chandelier consisting of two large curved glass panels decorated with acid-etched decoration.  Oxidized brass mounts and 6 standard sized sockets.  Finial has maker’s etched marking.  Published: Domus Magazine, March, 1953, pg.4
h. 25"  w. 36"  d. 9.5"

Excellent restored condition 

$19,500.

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Lumi Table Lamp with Pivoting Shade

Lumi Table Lamp with Pivoting Shade
Italy, c. 1963

Architectural lamp of painted metal and polished brass. Beveled disc form base with brass rods shooting in towards the center and back out again. Articulating mechanism at base of shade allows it to move in all directions.
h. 16.5"  d. 18.25"

Good and original condition. Newly rewired.

$3,500.

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Rare Floor Lamp by Esperia

Rare Floor Lamp by Esperia
Italy, c. 1965

Rare model produced by Esperia.  Painted and polished brass structure with one opaque perspex reflector and a perforated brass central shade.  Marble base with original foot-switch.
h. 75"  shade diam. 16"  marble base diam. 12.5"

Very good original condition, recently rewired and all sockets replaced. A few small chips to marble base.

$12,500.

Ref: 61 ESP 02

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Unique Ceramic Table Lamp by Jana Merlo

Unique Ceramic Table Lamp by Jana Merlo
Italy, 1980

Deep earthenware bowl form with open top and cut-outs along the top edge.  One standard sized socket inside.  Artist signed and dated.
h. 10.25"  diam. 9.25"

Excellent condition. Recently rewired. 

$3,500.

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Rare Pair of #2443 Sconces, by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte

Rare Pair of #2443 Sconces, by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte
Italy, c. 1958
Patinated brass, opaque white glass and thick frosted crystal panels with beveled cut-out edges.  4 candelabra sockets per sconce.  
Literature: Fontana Arte Manufacturers Catalog, 1967, unpaginated.
h. 24.5"  w. 7.5"  d. 4"

Very good condition.  One small chip to outside corner of glass on one (1) sconce. 

$18,500. Pair

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Elegant Floor Lamp by Stilnovo

Elegant Floor Lamp by Stilnovo
Italy
c. 1960

Black-painted metal and brass mounts. Frosted glass shade and marble base with original foot-switch. Takes a single standard sized bulb. Socket and wire has been recently updated.
h. 69” diam. globe 12”

$8,500

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Rare Pendant #2220 by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte

Rare Pendant #2220 by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte
Italy
c. 1962

Rare and beautiful brass hanging pendant with dark oxidized finish, white painted interior and large faceted crystal diffuser. Holds one standard size bulb and can take up to 75 watts. Length of drop is easily adjusted on this light. 
h. 44"  diam. 12"

Excellent condition. Some wear to outside of shade. Recently rewired with new socket. Wear consistent with age and use.

$11,500.

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Rare Dahlia Chandelier by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte

Rare Dahlia Chandelier by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte
Italy
c. 1955

16-light fixture of oxidized brass and nickeled metal. Each arm has an elongated glass petal and one candelabra socket.  Glass petals alternate between clear & pale green colored glass.  Published:  Fontana Arte 6, Manufacturer's catalog, Pg 11
h. 21"  diam. 51" 

Excellent original finish.  Metal and glass have been cleaned.  All wiring and sockets have been recently changed.

Price on Request

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No. 77, Rare Floor Lamp by Angelo Lelii for Arredoluce

No. 77, Rare Floor Lamp by Angelo Lelii for Arredoluce
Italy, c. 1958

Green and white painted metal structure with polished brass mounts and dark-green circular marble base. Three up-lights inside brass cups with standard Edison sockets. Six down-lights with candelabra sockets inside frosted glass shades.
h. 83” diam. 24” Base: diam. 14”

All wiring and sockets have been recently replaced. Small nicks to stone base, oxidization and general signs of age to metal, and some flaking to paint.

$18,500.

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Rare Hanging Light by Paavo Tynell (1890-1973)

Rare Hanging Light by Paavo Tynell (1890-1973)
Finland, c. 1953

Model #9040, manufactured by Taito Oy, Helsinki, Finland.  Polished brass cone standard with applied brass-wire flowers.  Opaque blown-glass bowl-shaped shade, conceals 3 standard sized sockets. Signed with manufacturer’s stamp; OY TAITO AB
h. 22.5”  diam. 18”

Condition:  Brass has been cleaned, and all wiring and sockets have been recently replaced.  Glass is in excellent condition.

$26,000.

 

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12 Light Chandelier by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte

12 Light Chandelier by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte
Italy, c. 1956

Extraordinary hanging light with 12 candelabra sockets and chromed brass structure.  5 bevelled-glass discs -rose, bronze, blue, coral & clear -  overlap and create a flower petal effect.  
h. 34” 32” dia.

Condition:  Oxidation & wear to metal. No visible chips or scratches to glass. Wiring and sockets have been recently replaced. 

Published: Fontana Arte: Una Storia Transparente, Falconi, pg. 96

$56,000.

 

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Rare “Mikado” Table Lamp by Luigi Caccia Dominioni

Rare “Mikado” Table Lamp by Luigi Caccia Dominioni
Italy, c. 1963

Monumental table lamp, model Lte5, produced by Azucena.  Shaped granite base, chromed metal mounts & enameled aluminum shade.  Three candelabra sized sockets concealed inside of a frosted glass globe. 
h. 43”  w. 25”  d. 23”

Condition:  All sockets and wiring have recently been replaced.  Some minor wear to metal shade and oxidation to brass.

Published:  Repertorio 1950-1980, Gramigna, pg. 104

Provenance:  Private collection, Genoa, Italy.

$32,000.

 

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Studio-Made "Bijou" Sconces by Arriau

Studio-Made "Bijou" Sconces by Arriau
France
2017

Patinated brass ribbons with polished interior & applied balls of quartz-crystal. Each sconce has 2 candelabra sockets & is signed on the rear. 16-20 week lead time.
h. 29” w. 12” d. 9”

$14,500. pair.

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Studio-Made "Elephant" Table Lamp by Arriau

Studio-Made "Elephant" Table Lamp by Arriau
France
2018

Cast brass form with uneven surface texture. Made to order, exclusively for Donzella, with a 12-15 week lead-time.
h. 23” w. 15” d. 7.5”

$8,700. each

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Fantastic Pair of Large-Scale Sconces

Fantastic Pair of Large-Scale Sconces
France
c. 1960

Nickel-plated brass structures with stylized right-angle forms attached. Each sconce has two boxes concealing 2 candelabra sockets per box, 4 sockets per sconce. Each box is covered with thick slabs of chipped resin which diffuses the light beautifully. These sconces are truly unusual in design and substantial in scale. Recently rewired and polished.
h. 32” w. 13.5” d. 6”

$16,500. pair

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Crystal and Brass Hanging Pendant Fixture

Crystal and Brass Hanging Fixture Attributed to Lumi
Italy
c. 1950

Large, slumped crystal dish with a central opening. Supported by a brass structure of sculpted leaf forms and polished brass rods. Six light sources.
h. 39"  diam. 25"

Very good condition. One small chip to glass rim (shown in photo).

$5,800

Ref: 62 LU 01

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