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One of a pair of wall lights

Gilt sconces very similar to and mis-identified as 39.89a-b. This pair has three arms for candle sockets (39.89a-b have two) and ebonized eagles (39.82a-b have gilt eagles). With festooned chains and glass bobeches. TMS searches: (title/name) LIKE wall*light; candelabra, girandole, LIKE...

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Provenance

Gift of Aimée Lamb (b. 1893 - d. 1989) and Rosamond Lamb (b. 1898 - d. 1989), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession date: March 15, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb

English,

Dimensions

Overall (each): 116.8 x 47 cm (46 x 18 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2013.60.1

Medium or Technique

Wood, gilding, glass, metal chains

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture