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Pair of Hanging Sconces
Category: Decorative
SubType: Lighting
Origin: America-USA
Era: 19th Century
A Pair of Hanging Sconces.

This splendid pair of hanging candle-powered sconces is quite rare. The brackets are adorned with classical masks and scrolling foliate-chased arms. The five-light pendants are delicately designed and beautifully executed.

America, 1840-1860.

Literature: H. Parrott Bacot, Nineteenth Century Lighting: Candle-powered Devices: 1783-1883 (West Chester, Pennsylvania, 1987) page 248, plate 357.

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