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Sconce (one of a pair)

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Gilt metal wall sconce with scroll branches, grapevine entwined, support bobeches of grape design and shaped candlesockets with pierced edges. Red and white, cased (overlay) glass oil lamp with double wicks fits into socket.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Kate L. Cotharin in memory of Miss Mary E. Bartlett

1850–80

Accession Number

33.573a

Medium or Technique

Gilt metal

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices