Ormolu Wall Lights

Early 19th Century

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Description

Property from a New York Collector.

Louis XVI Twin-Light Gilt Bronze Sconces

  • Sold as a set of 6.
  • The arms terminating in garlands.
  • Surmounted by a flame-topped urn.
  • Originally purchased from Victor Carl Antiques in 1996.
Provenance

Two pairs of identical lights were sold by Christie's in London June 13, 1991 - Lots 30 & 31. They came from Croome Court and collections of the 6th Earl of Coventry (1722-1809) and had been acquired in Paris in the marchand-mercier Poirer in September 1763 for the price of 312 livres each.


Another identical pair was included in Sotheby's Monaco 15 June 1996 sale, lot 152 and in Sotheby’s Monaco June 14, 1997 sale lot 133.

Condition Report
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Excellent condition with a crisp and vibrant finish.

Please be advised that not all lighting is in working condition unless otherwise stated. If electrical components are not in working condition upon receipt, we recommend that a qualified electrician reconnect all electrical products.

Dimensions
Height: 16 inches / 40.64 cm
Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Depth: 8 inches / 20.32 cm
Materials
Gilt Bronze
Period
Louis XVI
Decorative Style
Neoclassical Style
Country of Origin
France
SKU

BXWY7

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