Max Ingrand '1963' Sconces for Fontana Arte

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Max Ingrand '1963' Sconces for Fontana Arte

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1960s Max Ingrand '1963' sconces for Fontana Arte. Executed in opaline glass and brass, Italy, circa 1960s.

Price is for the pair.

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 Gru¨ber 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 Honour.

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

OF THE PERIOD: Mid-Century Modern

PLACE OF ORIGIN: Italy

DATE OF MANUFACTURE: c. 1960s

PERIOD: 1960-1969

MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Brass, Opaline Glass

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

CONDITION: Good. Professionally rewired single socket 75 w max standard bulb. Custom brass black plate for US., with one featuring an on/off switch for added flexibility. Minor scuffs, scratches and patination noted only for accuracy. Excellent glass.

WEAR: Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor fading.

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