Exceptional 32-Light Chandelier by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte
Italy | c. 1958 Cut glass, polished & enameled brass, bronze. An extraordinary model with a large expanse and one that has rarely ever appeared on the market. This model was originally introduced at the Italian Pavilion of the 1958 World's Fair in Brussels. This was significant as it was the first World's Fair to take place after WWII.
h. 15.0" diam. 63.0"
Condition: Very good condition. Metal shows overall mild oxidation, and has most likely been polished out at some point. Glass elements are in very good condition. This fixture has been recently rewired and UL listed.
Notes: Exhibited: Le Staze del Vetro Museo, Venice, Italy. Fontana Arte, House of Glass - 2021 Published: Fontana Arte: Gio Ponti, Pietro Chiesa & Max Ingrand, Deboni. Fig. 322. Full page advertisement in Domus Magazine, August 1958. Provenance: Bernd Goeckler Antiques; Susan Weber Soros; Maison Gerard; Private collection – NYC.
Price available on request
Ref: 62 MI 27