Designed by Max Ingrand
The Fontana 1853 series of table lamps was designed by Max Ingrand in 1954. Shade is made of white satined blown glass and frame is white painted metal. Metal internal diffuser creates separate uplight in addition to separate general light sources in the shade and body. Available in small, medium and large size. Small is 7.8 inches wide x 13.3 inches high and requires two 25 watt G9 120V halogen lamps plus one 100 watt A19 incandescent lamp. Medium is 12.5 inches wide x 20.8 inches high and requires two 40 watt 120 volt B10 candelabra base lamps pus one 100 watt A19 incandescent lamp. Large is 18.5 inches wide x 30.7 inches high and requires two 40 watt B10 candelabra base lamps, one 100 watt A19 incandescent and four 60 watt A19 incandescent lamps not included. The small and medium versions feature a double switch and the large features a triple switch for controlling the light. Black cable and switch. General light distribution.
Founded in 1932 from an idea by Gio Ponti, FontanaArte is one of the Italian companies that have written the history of lighting and furnishing in Italy and around the world. They have involved the most important architects and lighting designers, who together with the company have built a cultural project on architecture, lighting and furnishings. Timeless objects, with splendid shapes, some of which have become design classics on show in the most important museums around the world.