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12 December 2018

Interiors

Lot 16

A Dutch gilt brass three light wall sconce

Estimate £400 - £600 + fees

Sold Price £420



A Dutch gilt brass three light wall sconce, early 18th century, the urn sockets on circular repoussé drip pans on scrolling arms; the octagonal backplate with detachable additional reflector above, both with repoussé spherical and oval sections and foliate and fruiting patterns overall, 95cm high, 63cm wide, 33cm protuberance; and a pair of wrought iron and metal three light wall sconces, early 18th century, the sockets on circular drip pans on scrolled and writhen arms, affixed to convex polished copper oval backplates, approximately 37cm high, 34cm wide, 25cm protuberance


 


CATALOGUE NOTE: a pair of similar single light sconces is illustrated in Rupert Gentle and Rachel Feild, Domestic Metalwork 1640-1820 (Elek Books Ltd, 1975), p. 199


 





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