A rare pair of tôle peinte 'candle-sconces', French, circa 1820

GBP 3,250.00

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Object Description

Originally ‘lampes a quinquet’ (oil lamps), the hollow oval-shaped backplate, originally an oil reservoir, still with small dome-shaped hinged cover, the projecting arm with removable drip-basin, removable conical-shaped shade, the dark-green ground highlighted in gilt with cornucopia, fleur-de-lys, floral swags and garlands.

For a comparable Egyptian herm wall-light from the workshops of Deharme, now in the Bibliothèque Marmottan, Paris, see N. de Reynies, ‘Le Mobilier Domestique, Paris’ (1987), vol.II, p. 731, fig. 2712.

Object Condition

Available upon request.

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