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Sconce

Description

One of a pair of scrolled wall sconces with gilt and black tole decoration on red. Brackets surmounted by urns with acanthus leaf decoration. Candle arm with foliate bobeches.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1840
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
paint (coating)
pressing
white metal
Object type
Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices
Descriptive terms
Fixture, Lighting
Fixture, Wall
paint (coating)
Pressed
pressing
Sconce
sconces
Unidentified Metal
white metal
Dimensions
22 x 3.5 x 8.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.1692.1
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
61101

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