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WALL SCONCE (ONE OF EIGHT)

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Entry Hall


About this object

Rococo leaf scrolls in ormolu, 6 curving candle brackets, above which, on central core, are 6 slightly curved, spear-shaped leaves in rock crystal, fruit shaped pendants in clear yellow and amethyst quartz hang below the candle brackets, there is a single clear apple pendant at bottom, 3 cherub heads are on top of a lattice dome, a clear crystal leaf springs from the otherwise ormolu wall bracket.

Category:
lighting devices
Object name:
WALL SCONCE (ONE OF EIGHT)
Made from:
Gilt bronze -- rock crystal -- glass
Made in:
Paris, France
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
99.1 cm (39 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
14.165.5
Class:
METAL
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973