Rare Pendant #1462 by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte Italy c. 1958
Fantastic Max Ingrand saucer pendant featuring a large bronze glass dish and a lower acid-etched bowl with brass mounts. 8 candelabra sockets, recently replaced and newly rewired. Published: Fontana Arte 6, manufacturer’s self published catalog. h. 20” diam. 29”
Pendant #1748 by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte Italy c. 1957
Rare pendant by Max Ingrand featuring an irregular shaped crystal dish with wide beveled edges and chipped decoration. Polished brass structure, 6 candelabra sockets and added chain and canopy. Recently rewired and sockets replaced. Brass has been cleaned. h1. 16” h2. 32” diam. 22”
Published: Max Ingrand, du verre à la lumière, Martin-Vivier, pg. 198 Domus, No. 328, March 1958, advertisement
Rare Chandelier by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte. Italy c. 1965
A rare variant of models #1880 & 1922. This light features thick curved slabs of crystal surrounding a circular brass structure and an acid-etched diffuser concealing 3 standard Edison sockets. Recently rewired and sockets replaced. Published: Fontana Arte: Gio Ponti, Pietro Chiesa, Max Ingrand. Fig. 326 for a larger variant of this model. h. 24" diam. 23"
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. Drop heights of each pendant can be adjusted. *A second example is available with slightly darker glass panels. h. 41" diam. 22"
Very good condition. All sockets and wiring have been recently replaced, metal has been cleaned. One panel of glass has a very small chip in the corner.
Published: Fontana Arte 6 - manufacturer's catalog, pg. 44-45.
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. 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.
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.
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.
Rare 3-Light Pendant by Artisti Barovier Italy c. 1940
Beautiful hive-shaped fixture with hundreds of glass elements in various sizes attached. 3 standard sized sockets inside. Rod covered in matching glass with matching ceiling cup. Recently rewired with new sockets. Also recently the rod has been cut down to it's current overall drop-length of 40". However the capability does exist to create a longer overall drop of 63." Published: Lo Stile, nella casa e nell'arredamento, May-June 1941, p. 89 Height maximum: 40” diam. 17.5”
Very good condition with one chip to glass running up center rod.
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.
Rare Globe Pendant by Carlo Scarpa for Venini Italy c. 1935
Beautiful filigrana glass globe with a pale pink hue. Oxidized brass mounts and cone, & one standard sized socket. The chain was added later and can be removed to decrease the overall drop. h. 42" diam. 9"
Excellent original condition. Wiring and socket have been recently replaced.
Contemporary Saucer Pendant by Fedele Papagni Italy 2010
Beautiful cream-painted aluminum saucer form, with circular cut-outs. Each cut-out is fitted with a brass framed glass lens, creating a subtle abstract effect. 6 candelabra sockets and polished brass mounts. The rod can be cut down and this light can be hung close to the ceiling.
Rare & Early Pendant by Fontana Arte Italy c. 1940
Lacquered metal dome reflector with circle punch-holes to the outer rim. Acid-etched glass diffuser with incised concentric circles. Brass finial, stem and ceiling cup. 4 Edison sized sockets. Stamped with early "FX" makers mark. h. overall 16" Body: h. 5.5" diam. 19"
Overall wear consistent with age and use. All sockets and wiring have been replaced.
Rare and Early Ceiling Light Attributed to Seguso Italy c. 1934
Beautiful pulegoso glass in clear, white and aquamarine swirl, with applied aquamarine elements. Unusual technique and construction. Three bowl forms, each containing one edison socket. Bowls attached with snap mechanisms, as there are no holes drilled into the bowls. Nickeled metal mounts. This piece was most likely designed by Flavio Poli for Seguso. h. 34.5" diam. 24"
"Magritte," Illuminated Pendant by Alexandre Logé France 2011
Surrealist-inspired pendant of plaster over metal. Gyroscopic form surrounds a shallow dish which illuminates a floating cloud. This fixture comes outfitted with one 2-pin G9 socket, suitable for halogen or LED bulbs. Made per order in France and available exclusively through Donzella. Lead time 12 to 15 weeks. h. 40" diam. 24"