uovo glass egg lamp fontana arte

Uovo Lamp by Fontana Arte

The beautiful Uovo ‘egg’ lamp by Fontana Arte was designed 47 years ago ! Inspired by one of natures best designs, it remains a global design 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 looks best on a low cabinet.

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


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