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.
Early & Rare Hanging Light by Pietro Chiesa Studio Italy c. 1931
Elegant fixture of nickeled metal with beautifully machined elements. Clear glass panels and opaque glass tubes. Each tube conceals one standard edison socket. Metal has recently been re-plated and all wiring and sockets have been replaced. *This fixture comes with a letter of attribution by the Gio Ponti Archives. Ponti and Chiesa were already working closely together when Ponti invited Chiesa to be the artistic director of Fontana Arte in 1933. h. 22" diam. 17" overall h. 40"
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"