Uovo Lamp by Fontana Arte
The beautiful Uovo ‘egg’ lamp by Fontana Arte was designed 46 years ago. Inspired by one of natures best designs, it is still a favourite.
Designed by: Ben Swildens, 1972
Made by: Founded in 1932, Fontana Arte of Italy established itself whilst being the glassmaking specialist for renowned Italian architect Gio Ponti.
Fabrication: ‘Uovo’ is a perfect opaline Murano glass ‘eggshell’ on a stainess steel base. This particular lamp is over 20 years old, still fully functional and in very good condition with no marks or damage. 230V.
DC Stylist: The Uovo lamp works best as a feature on low shelving.
Not child or pet friendly
DC Collector: Still in production, Fontana Arte presented a retrospective of the series during Paris Design Week 2015 inside the famous Deyrolle Taxidermy Store on Rue du Bac, Paris.
DC Insider: This is the largest of the three sizes. Expect to pay over $1300 new.
- Dimensions: H62cm D43cm
- Condition: 4/5
- Fontana Arte Italy