B1541 - SOLD
This is a superb pair of two armed antique French gilded metal candle wall sconces in the Empire style and dating from about 1900. They would certainly add flickering candlelit atmosphere to a château chic interior.
Each sconce has an elaborate back plate with a fruit and urn crest. Beneath the crest are faux ribbon tie detail and a laurel leaf swag. Acanthus leaves scroll down the back plate encompassing a double handled urn and end in a finial - just gorgeous!
The two arms branch out from the back plate. They too have acanthus leaf scrolls. The candle cups and bobeche have very fine decorative detail.
There is a loop on the back of each sconce for hanging on a wall.
The sconces are very substantial and sturdy. The gilding has mellowed to a lovely old gold hue.
Each sconce measures :- 30 cm (12 inches) high x 25.5 cm (10 inches) wide x 8 cm (3.1 inches) deep.
These superb candle wall sconces are from a carefully selected collection of gorgeous antique French decorative pieces at 'La Belle Étoffe'.
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Possible delivery methods: France, U.K. & Europe, Rest of World