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Pair Of Important French Sconces In Bronze With Crystals 19th Neo Classic

" Pair Of Important French Sconces In Bronze With Crystals 19th Neo Classic"
Neo classic restoration ( 1815-1848) period important sconces , the mirror back is used to augment the light by reflecting on the crystal , originally with candle this pair has been rewired with candle size socket , the detailing is very fine . The restoration style include classical Greek reference , louis XXVI style , French empire mixed all togetherbringing a comforting feeling of traditional design .It was not opulent like the rococo period (Louis XXV ) but more restrained to reflect on the period of deep change .Today it will bring a touch of quality and soulful light in your interior , connecting to the past with a almost modern style with its simple black frame . The Greek key on the "bobeche " or glass cup demonstrate the need to go back to classic design supposedly more grounding in this time of unrest and political upheaval .
Size :H.32 x W.20 x D.15, rewired with European socket fitted with an adaptor for US bulb ,good antique condition ,there is some scratches from normal use and some superficial oxidation ( darker spots on the miror ), slight bending of the frame , the crystal looks complete
Price : $3,200
Period: 19th century
Style: Neoclassical
Condition : Wired working condition

Material : Glass , brass , woos , mirror
Width : 20
Height : 32
Depth : 15

Reference : 758
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