Wall light

English (London)
about 1800–10


Dimensions

88.9 cm (35 in.)

Accession Number

39.89.1

Medium or Technique

Gilded wood, glass, brass

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture

Pair with 39.89b. On a molded support against three vertical spears stands eagle with spread wings. Spiral scrolls of wire with applied ornaments support two candle-sockets of brass with cut-glass bobeche and pendants. Festooned chains are supported above the eagle and in his bill.

Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. Maxim Karolik; 1939, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Maxim Karolik to the MFA.

Credit Line

The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts