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Pair of wall lights


1807, with Thomas Hope (b. 1770 - d. 1831), London. By 1931, Gerald Wellesley (b. 1885- d. 1972), 7th Duke of Wellington, Tichfield Terrace, London; by descent within the family; sold by the descendants of Gerald Wellesley to H. Blairman and Sons, London; sold by Blairman to Philip Hewat-Jaboor, St. Lawrence, Jersey, Channel Islands; 2011, sold by Philip Hewat-Jaboor, through Keywest Management, Ltd., to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 21, 2011)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Horace Wood Brock and Rowland Burdon-Muller Fund, Jane Marsland and Judith A. Marsland Fund, Helen B. Sweeney Fund, Mary L. Smith Fund, Ernest Kahn Fund, Arthur Mason Knapp Fund, and funds by exchange from a Gift of Elizabeth and Gordon Morrill

English, about 1802


Overall: 34.9 x 75.2 cm (13 3/4 x 29 5/8 in.) Overall (with chains): 141 x 75.2 cm (55 1/2 x 29 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Bronzed and gilt limewood, later brass chains




Decorative arts