Max Ingrand

Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte #1963 Sconces

No. 1963, Pair of Sconces by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte
Italy
c. 1960

Black-painted metal dish, white frosted glass diffuser at top and bottom, and oxidized brass mount. Each sconce has one standard-size Edison socket.
h. 7" w. 8" d. 8.5"

$9,500. pair

Published: Fontana Arte 6; manufacturer’s catalog, unpaginated.

Ref: 65 MI 22

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3-Light Pendant by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte

3-Light Pendant by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte
Italy
c. 1960

Model #2210, 3-light pendant. Smokey-gray glass panels with frosted-glass cylindrical shades. Each shade conceals one standard size Edison socket. Oxidized brass mounts & ceiling plate. All sockets and wiring have been recently replaced. Drop heights of each pendant can be adjusted. *A second example is available with slightly darker glass panels.
h. 41" diam. 22"

Published: Fontana Arte 6 - manufacturer's catalog, pg. 44-45.

$26,000.

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Rare Flush Mount Fixture by Max Ingrand

Rare Flush Mount Fixture by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte
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.

Ref: 62 MI 16

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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 smoky 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.

Ref: 62 MI 17

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Rare pair of Sconces #1636 by Max Ingrand

Rare pair of Sconces #1636 by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte
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.

Ref: 65 MI 21

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Pair of "Dahlia" Sconces by Max Ingrand

Pair of "Dahlia" Sconces by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte
Italy
c. 1956

Brass structures with alternating clear and rose colored glass "petals."  Each sconce has 2 candelabra sockets. 
h. 29.75"  w. 6.5"  d. 4.5"

Excellent restored condition.  Metal has been polished and all sockets and wiring have recently been replaced. 

$15,500. pair

Ref: 65 MI 20

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Pair of Sconces #2439 by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte

Pair of Sconces #2439 by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte
Italy
c. 1959

Thick slabs of crystal with chiseled edges. White glass front-pieces & brass structures. Each sconce has three candelabra sockets.
h. 14.25"  w. 8.25" d. 5"

Very good original condition.  Some oxidizing to brass and new sockets and wiring.

$18,500.  pair

Ref: 65 FA 09

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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

65 MI 10

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Rare Hanging Light Designed by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte

Rare Hanging Light Designed by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte
Italy
c. 1960

Model #2127 comprised of 4 large circular glass panels with beveled edges that are placed around the center of the fixture. Center glass bowl with faceted outer face and metal surround. 8 Candelabra sockets.
h. 32” dia. 32”

Very good original condition. Metal has been cleaned, and all sockets and electrical have been replaced.

$45,000.

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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.

$75,000.

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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 Pair of Sconces #1638 by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte

Rare Pair of Sconces #1638 by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte
Italy
c. 1960

Smooth & textured white satin glass diffusers, and brass mounts. One standard sized edison socket per sconce. New sockets and wiring. 
h. 13.5”  w. 4”  d. 7.5”      

$12,500.  pair

Ref:  65 MI 14

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Rare Pair of #1844 Sconces by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte

No. 1844, Rare Pair of Sconces by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte
Italy
c. 1963

Acid-etched glass, brass & painted steel.  Four European candelabra sockets.  New wiring, but original sockets with adapters.
Provenance: Private collection, Ancona, Italy
h. 14"  w. 27"  d. 4.5"

Excellent original condition.  Wear and oxidation to brass and painted metal elements.  New wiring and original European sockets, with candelabra adapters.  

Price on request

Ref:  65 MI 16

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