Requires Photography

One of a pair of wall lights

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

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture

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 sconce*; (description) eagle

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