Max Ingrand 2356 ceiling light Fontana Arte Italy 1967

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Max Ingrand

France 1908-1969
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Unique ceiling light designed by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte. It features a matt milk glass shade with a stunning inner blown shade, resembling a planet in its appearance, a really unique and atmospheric sight. The ceiling cap is crafted from sturdy solid brass and has a conical shape. The three black painted stems that support the shade have some paint loss over time, but they can be refinished upon request to restore their original look. This particular version is documented in the 1967 Fontana Arte catalogue (no.7). Aside from the minor paint loss on the stems, this lamp is in excellent original condition, with the glass shade remaining undamaged. It’s a rare and eye-catching piece that can add a touch of elegance and intrigue to any space.

 

Literature; Fontana Arte 7th catalogue 1967, page 14.

 

This lamp is checked in our own atelier, cleaned and is suitable for use in the USA.

 

Max Ingrand was a prominent French-Italian designer and architect known for his exceptional contributions to the world of decorative arts and lighting design. Born on November 20 1908 in Bressuire, France, Ingrand’s creative journey began in his early years. Ingrand’s passion for art and design led him to study at the Ecole Nationale des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. He developed a keen eye for aesthetics and craftsmanship during this period. In 1929, he moved to Italy and became a naturalized Italian citizen. Throughout his career, Ingrand collaborated with renowned design firms, including Fontana Arte (where he was artistic direcotor) and Arteluce, leaving an indelible mark on the world of lighting design. His innovative approach and ability to combine various materials such as glass, metal, and wood allowed him to create stunning and iconic lighting fixtures.

 

Ingrand’s designs were characterised by their elegance, simplicity, and harmonious proportions. He experimented with different forms, combining traditional craftsmanship with modern techniques. His lighting creations often featured exquisite glasswork, intricate patterns, and a balance between functionality and artistic expression. Notably, Ingrand’s designs were not limited to lighting. He also worked on various architectural projects, including the redesign of interiors for luxury hotels, public spaces, and private residences. His architectural work reflected his passion for creating cohesive and visually stunning environments that seamlessly integrated with the surrounding space.

 

Max Ingrand’s legacy in the world of design continues to inspire and influence contemporary designers. His innovative use of materials, attention to detail, and timeless aesthetic continue to captivate design enthusiasts worldwide. Ingrand’s contributions have left an indelible mark on the world of design and serve as a testament to his talent, vision, and dedication to creating enduring works of art.

 

Designer: Max Ingrand
Type: Model 2356
Manufacturer: Fontana Arte
Year: 1967
Country: Italy
Materials: Brass, milk glass
Condition: Good original, some paint loss
Height: 57 cm
Width: 50 cm
Depth: 50 cm
Item nr: PMF23MA091

Holland / Belgium: € Free
Europe: € 150 - 350
Outside Europe: € 350 - 500

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