Disco Volante desk lamp by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte, 1950s

A rare Fontana Arte Mod. 1538 desk lamp designed by Max Ingrand from the 1950’s. Also called the “Disco Volante”.
This lamp is made of extraordinary craftsmanship and has multiple stunning details. Such as the 2 acid etched glass shades that can be switched around or the brass and glass discs that make the base of the lamp. Fully made of solid brass with a patina obtained over the years.


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  • Designer: Max Ingrand
  • Manufacturer: Fontana Arte
  • Model: 1538 “Disco Volante”
  • Period: 1950 – 1959
  • Country of origin: Italy
  • Condition: Very good, normal traces of age and use.
  • Material: Brass, glass
  • Dimensions:
    • Height: 49,3 cm
    • Width: 41,2 cm
    • Depth: 41,2 cm
  • Palermo Sicily, Italy