Egg shaped Uovo lamp by Fontana Arte Italy

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.
objectsneedloveNot 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