Pair of Handsome French Gilt-Bronze Sconces
Sold for $1,375
third quarter 20th century, in the neoclassical taste, the tapered backplates decorated with panels of meandering leaves and set with berry-form finials and pierced bowknots, the scrolled candle arms supporting leaf-molded candle sockets and matching prism rings hung with swags of cut glass prisms and various cut glass drops.
h. 20-1/2", w. 15-1/2", d. 9-1/4"
Provenance: The Estate of Camille & Raymond Hankamer, Houston, Texas.
**The bronze is in fine condition with great detail and nice patina. There are a few missing prisms. Some of the wax candle sleeves have chips. They are electrified.