1960s Max Ingrand '1963' Sconce for Fontana Arte

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1960s Max Ingrand '1963' Sconce for Fontana Arte

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1960s Max Ingrand '1963' sconce for Fontana Arte. Executed in opaline glass and chromed metal, Italy, circa 1960s.

Max Ingrand was a famous French master glass worker and decorator, he was artistic director of Fontana Arte for one decade, starting from 1954. During that time, he came up with true design classics, such as the Fontana table lamp, still one of the best selling products for the company that bears its name. Having studied at the school of Fine Arts in Paris, he specialized in the decorative arts, under the guidance of major artists such as Jacques Gruber and Charles Lemaresquier. He produced a great number of stained glass panels for religious buildings, hotels and public places, and was awarded the French Legion of Honor.

Not UL listed, but recommended UL listing available from authorized 3rd party vendor upon request for an additional fee.

CREATOR: Fontana Arte (Maker), Max Ingrand (Designer)

PRODUCTION TIME: Available Now

OF THE PERIOD: Mid-Century Modern

PLACE OF ORIGIN: Italy

DATE OF MANUFACTURE: circa 1960s

PERIOD: 1960-1969

MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Brass, Opaline Glass

CONDITION: Good

CONDITION DETAILS: Recommended UL listing available. Professionally rewired single socket 60w max standard bulb (higher with LED). Custom backplate for US mounting with new on/off switch. Minor scuffs, scratches and patination noted only for accuracy. Perfect glass.

WEAR: Wear consistent with age and use.

DIMENSIONS: H 5.12 in. x W 8 in. x D 8.25 in.

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