Pair of large French 19th century Louis XVI goat heads three-light wall lights/sconces
A pair Louis XVI style gilt bronze three-branch wall lights, each with a backplate the lower part of which is in the form of a goat’s head resting on a foliage arabesque. The upper part of the backplate in the shape of an ivy-wrought stem being crowned by a stylized pinacle adorned with a large wavy ribbon bow, so-called Fontange ribbons. The candle arms scrolled, with foliate and eagles’ heads decoration and nozzles shaped like foliage.
Excellently chiseled and gilt pair of Louis XVI wall lights or sconces.