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Fontana Arte

FONTANA ARTE (Established 1881)

Italian Design Glass Company

In 1932 Fontana Arte began as a division of Luigi Fontana Co., which in turn was founded in Milan in 1881. The Fontana Arte segment of the Luigi Fontana Co. began with addition of two well-known architects/designers Gio Ponti and Pietro Chiesa. While the Luigi Fontana Co. was fraught with industrial and plate glass, Ponti and Chiesa established Fontana Arte’s reputation for quality household furnishing and glass objects. Between the wars, Fontana Arte flourished, particularly their combination of crystal and chromium-plated metal, which became a Fontana Arte hallmark. Throughout the late thirties, Fontana Arte participated in World’s Fairs and opened additional shops.

While production changed and diminished considerably during the Second World War, by 1954 with the arrival of Max Ingrand as its artistic director, the company was again at the forefront of Italian design. In addition to Ingrand, and the continued contributions of Ponti until the 1970s, Fontana Arte employed and partnered with many of the leading designers of the day, including Renzo Piano, Ettore Sottsass, Roberto Menghi, Psolo Zani and Vico Magistretti.

From the collection :

  • Petite Table Lamp $ 2,100

    Fontana Arte
    Code : N-11548

    Petite Table Lamp

    Fontana Arte
    Code : N-11548

    $2,100

  • Dahlia Chandelier $ 95,000

    Max Ingrand (1908-1969)
    Code : N-11516

    Dahlia Chandelier

    Max Ingrand (1908-1969)
    Code : N-11516

    $95,000

  • Lantern $ 7,500

    Fontana Arte
    Code : N-11517

    Lantern

    Fontana Arte
    Code : N-11517

    $7,500

  • Mirror $ 18,500

    Fontana Arte
    Code : N-11473

    Mirror

    Fontana Arte
    Code : N-11473

    $18,500

  • Lantern $ 18,500

    Max Ingrand (1908-1969)
    Code : N-9218

    Lantern

    Max Ingrand (1908-1969)
    Code : N-9218

    $18,500

  • Chandelier $ 35,000

    Max Ingrand (1908-1969)
    Code : N-9933B

    Chandelier

    Max Ingrand (1908-1969)
    Code : N-9933B

    $35,000

  • Table Lamp $ 2,900

    Fontana Arte
    Code : N-11371

    Table Lamp

    Fontana Arte
    Code : N-11371

    $2,900

  • Side Table $ 19,500

    Fontana Arte
    Code : N-9886

    Side Table

    Fontana Arte
    Code : N-9886

    $19,500

  • Wall Light $ 9,500

    Max Ingrand (1908-1969)
    Code : N-10394

    Wall Light

    Max Ingrand (1908-1969)
    Code : N-10394

    $9,500

  • Three-light Chandelier $ 19,500

    Fontana Arte
    Code : N-10084

    Three-light Chandelier

    Fontana Arte
    Code : N-10084

    $19,500

  • Chandelier $ 27,500

    Max Ingrand (1908-1969)
    Code : N-10002

    Chandelier

    Max Ingrand (1908-1969)
    Code : N-10002

    $27,500

  • Chandelier $ 18,500

    Fontana Arte
    Code : N-10005

    Chandelier

    Fontana Arte
    Code : N-10005

    $18,500

  • Centerpiece $ 3,500

    Fontana Arte
    Code : N-9983

    Centerpiece

    Fontana Arte
    Code : N-9983

    $3,500

  • Pair of Sconces $ 24,500

    Max Ingrand (1908-1969)
    Code : N-9457A

    Pair of Sconces

    Max Ingrand (1908-1969)
    Code : N-9457A

    $24,500

  • Single Candelabrum $ 1,900

    Pietro Chiesa, Fontana Arte, late 1930’s
    Code : N-9592 C

    Single Candelabrum

    Pietro Chiesa, Fontana Arte, late 1930’s
    Code : N-9592 C

    $1,900

  • Wall Light $ 6,800

    Max Ingrand (1908-1969)
    Code : N-9216

    Wall Light

    Max Ingrand (1908-1969)
    Code : N-9216

    $6,800

  • Chandelier $ 16,500

    Fontana Arte
    Code : N-9207

    Chandelier

    Fontana Arte
    Code : N-9207

    $16,500

  • Pair of Table Lamps $ 11,500

    Max Ingrand (1906-1969)
    Code : N-9156

    Pair of Table Lamps

    Max Ingrand (1906-1969)
    Code : N-9156

    $11,500

  • Four Wall Lights $ 22,500/pr

    Max Ingrand (1908-1969)
    Code : N-9112

    Four Wall Lights

    Max Ingrand (1908-1969)
    Code : N-9112

    $22,500/pr

  • Candelabra $ 9,500

    Fontana Arte
    Code : N-8975

    Candelabra

    Fontana Arte
    Code : N-8975

    $9,500

  • Mirrored Console $ 7,500

    Fontana Arte
    Code : N-4589

    Mirrored Console

    Fontana Arte
    Code : N-4589

    $7,500

  • Fontana Arte $ 125

    Author Franco Deboni, foreword by Bernd Goeckler
    Code : Fontana Arte

    Fontana Arte

    Author Franco Deboni, foreword by Bernd Goeckler
    Code : Fontana Arte

    $125