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Sale 2207 Lot 275

Pair of Rock Crystal, Crystal and Silvered Metal Sconces

20th century, French, possibly Bagues, each backplate in the form of a pair of birds perching on a vase of flowers, the scrolled, silvered metal candle arms set with rock crystal sockets and hung with rock crystal and glass drops.
h. 29", w. 22", d. 11-1/2"

Provenance: Private collection, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Estimate $1,000-1,500

**This exuberant lot exhibits typical scattered veins and inclusions inherent to rock crystal.
ONE EXAMPLE: Bird on right with an old restored break to the neck and top portion of the tail along with some discoloration overall. Bird on the left good.
OTHER EXAMPLE: One bird with loss to lower portion of crystal tail (approx. 2-1/4" x 1-1/4") at the join of an old repair.

Both examples fitted for electrification.

Sold for $2,500
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