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Wall Sconce

Trellis wall brackets molded as arbors surrounded with golden branches and leaves and porcelain flowers in polychrome. Each has three sconces attached to the ends of the branches. The arbors are mounted with a pair of Bow porcelain figures of a shepherd and shepherdess.

Credit Line

Bequest of William A. Coolidge

French/English, about 1748–50

Object Place

England

Accession Number

1993.55.2

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel decoration; gilt bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture