UOVO egg lamp by Ben Swildens for Fontana Arte


‘Uovo’ egg lamp designed in 1972 by Ben Swildens for Italian manufacturer Fontana Arte, This floor or table lamp is made from Venetian Murano glass and glows with a welcoming warm light. This is the largest of the three sizes.

Founded in 1932, Fontana Arte was established as the glassmaking specialist for  renowned Italian architect Gio Ponti. ‘Uovo’ is a perfect opaline Murano glass ‘eggshell’ on a stainless steel powder coated base.

Fabrication: White opaline Muano crystal glass. Globe E27 Max W75

DC Stylist: Best as a feature lamp on low fireside shelves or joinery.*Not especially child or pet friendly !

Provenance: One owner, 1992 Space Invoice available for the purchaser.

Design Consigned Collectors: Excellent vintage condition, fully functioning with minimal wear to cord and switch, 2-3 fine 5cm lines to shell only visible up close and are not cracks.



H60cm D43cm




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