Pair of Hanging Five-Light Sconces.
This magnificent pair of hanging candle-powered sconces is quite rare in the stunning original gilt lacquered finish. The brackets are adorned with classical masks and scrolling foliate-chased arms. The five-light pendants are delicately designed and beautifully executed.
Literature: H. Parrott Bacot, Nineteenth Century Lighting: Candle-powered Devices: 1783-1883 (West Chester, Pennsylvania, 1987) page 248, plate 357.