fontana table series

fontana table series

fontana table series

Design Pietro Chiesa, 1932
Curved and ground float-glass
Made in Italy by FontanaArte

The Fontana series consists of four tables in various sizes. There is a side table, two coffee tables and a console/sofa table. Each table is carefully constructed of curved and ground 0.6" thick float-glass. A beautifully elegant piece which was selected by the Museum of Modern Art for their permanent collection.

Milan born Pietro Chiesa was descendant of an eminent Ticinese family of artists. In 1921 he opened his own glass shop after apprenticing at the Giannotti studio. In 1932 Pietro Chiesa was requested by Gio Ponti to partake in the artistic direction of FontanaArte; where he was able to express all his creativity by designing over a thousand pieces of different work. Some of his pieces were entered in the history of design and few of them are still in production today. Pietro Chiesa's artwork expresses a modernity and high technical value, for which he is famous.

side table: 23.6" w | 15.7" d | 15.7" h
small coffee table: 47.2" w | 23.6" d | 15.7" h
large coffee table: 55.1" w | 27.5" d | 15.7" h
console table: 47.2" w | 15.7" d | 23.6" h

side table: $1,910.00 + free shipping in the continental U.S.
(console & coffee tables usually ship in 5-7 days. Please allow 8-10 weeks for all other options)
The Fontana Arte company was formed in 1932 by Gio Ponti under the parent company Luigi Fontana, a leader in advanced glass manufacturing and design. Ponti was a skilled artist in many trades as well as the editor of Domus magazine. He had an intuition to use glass as a distinguishing feature in furniture, lamps and objects. Already designing homes, he could employ this concept in the interior décor. Fontana Arte produced many ornate stained-glass windows in churches, cathedrals, and palaces, including the Duomo of Milan and the Cathedral of Brasilia. Years later, the company has built a name collaborating with respected designers and architects. Fontana Arte continues to evolve and reach out to work with more designers and other companies.
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