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A Napoleon III Period  Pair of Wall - LIght in Louis XVI Style
A Napoleon III Period  Pair of Wall - LIght in Louis XVI Style - Lighting Style Napoléon III
Ref : 109714
4 800 €
Period :
19th century
Dimensions :
l. 11.02 inch X H. 14.96 inch X P. 4.72 inch
Lighting  - A Napoleon III Period  Pair of Wall - LIght in Louis XVI Style
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A Napoleon III Period Pair of Wall - LIght in Louis XVI Style

A pair of gilt bronze two light "aux termes" sconces in Louis XVI style. The base in shape of a nymph and the light arms are decorated with acanthus leaves and pearls. After a design by the goldsmith Robert-Joseph Auguste.The similar wall - lights at the Metropolitain Musem New York (inv. n. 2019.283.74).
The female figures evolving from acanthus leaves which form the base of the wall lights are called grotesque figures inspired by the fanciful wall decoration found in Roman houses.
In good condition. Original gilding.
French work of the 19th century.
France.
19th century.

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20th century
A Chalice

1 800 €

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Wall Lights & Sconces Napoléon III