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Sconce

Mahogany, shell center flanked by putti, acanthus leaf at base. Ribbon and floral top. Two carved candle branches.

Credit Line

Gift of Eben Howard Gay

1740–99

Object Place

England

Accession Number

28.449d

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture