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French Belle Époque Tôle Peinte Hand Painted Metal Floral Wall Sconces, a Pair
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A charming pair of French Tôle Peinte floral wall sconces, made of hand-painted iron, circa early 1900s. Showing a lovely time-worn patina, the floral bouquets of petaled flowers ...
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Antique Early 1900s French Belle Époque Candle Sconces

Materials

Metal

Italian Roses Two-Light Tole Sconce Gilded Metal, European, 1960s
Located in Nürnberg, DE
A Hollywood Regency midcentury gilt tole roses sconce, the fixture requires two European E14 candelabra bulbs, each bulb up to 40 watts. This wall light has a beautiful patina and gi...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Hollywood Regency Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal

Huge Italian Tole Leaves Wall Light with Colorful Porcelain Flowers 1970
Located in Rome, IT
Fine Italian five arms Wall light or scone ornamented with colorful porcelain flowers and hand painted tole leaves. Five E14 light bulbs, we can rewire for your country standards. ...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal

Two-Light Pair of Floral Tole Sconces Gilded Metal, Koegel Leuchten, 1960s
By Herman Koegel
Located in Nürnberg, DE
A pair Hollywood Regency midcentury gilt floral tole sconces, each fixture requires two European E14 candelabra bulbs, each bulb up to 40 watts. The wall lights have a beautiful pati...
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Vintage 1960s German Hollywood Regency Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal

Moroccan Metal Tole Wall Sconce Shade
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Handcrafted Moroccan Spanish style metal tole sconce shade in cone shape. Hispano Moresque sconce shade with cutout. Dark rust finish patina, For use indoor or outdoor. Not wired...
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20th Century Moroccan Moorish Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal

  • Moroccan Metal Tole Wall Sconce Shade
  • Moroccan Metal Tole Wall Sconce Shade
  • Moroccan Metal Tole Wall Sconce Shade
  • Moroccan Metal Tole Wall Sconce Shade
H 14.5 in. W 9 in. D 5 in.
Whimsical Leaf Motife Green Tole Wall Sconces
Located in Hopewell, NJ
A fabulously whimsical pair of green painted tole sconces having meticulously layered rows of leaves that create wonderfully textured sculptural and decorative wall lights.  
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Vintage 1950s Italian Hollywood Regency Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal

Pair of Italian Tole Wall Sconces, circa 1950
Located in Albano Laziale, Rome/Lazio
A pair of tole wall sconces in green metal and comes with white lampshades. Will work in both the United States and Europe.
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20th Century Italian Rococo Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Sheet Metal

  • Pair of Italian Tole Wall Sconces, circa 1950
  • Pair of Italian Tole Wall Sconces, circa 1950
  • Pair of Italian Tole Wall Sconces, circa 1950
  • Pair of Italian Tole Wall Sconces, circa 1950
H 11.82 in. W 5.91 in. D 7.49 in.
Pair of French Empire Brass and Tole Wall Sconces
Located in New York, NY
Pair of French Empire electrified wall sconces, each with an elliptical brass bracket with a single brass arm emanating from a green tole oil lamp with gold swan-form handles and a f...
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Antique 19th Century French Empire Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Brass, Tôle

Pair of Electrified Triple Branch Tole Wall Sconces
Located in WEST PALM BEACH, FL
These are an attractive pair of verdi green electrified wall sconces each with three candelabrum sockets.
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20th Century Italian Other Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal

Tole Vintage Verdigris Candle Wall Sconce
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Tole vintage Verdigris candle wall sconce. Wall sconce with three candle holders with patina leaves and trellis design back. Hanging hook on top. Size: 16" H x 15" W x 9" D.
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Vintage 1950s French Hollywood Regency Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Iron, Tôle

Pair of Palm Tree and Faux Bamboo Tole Wall Sconces
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Pair of Italian tole or painted metal wall sconces with palm trees at the top and five faux bamboo arms supporting electrified candle cups.
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20th Century Italian British Colonial Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal

Pair of Foliage Floral Tole Wall Sconces in Polychromed Gilt Iron
Located in Barcelona, ES
Eye-catching pair of handcrafted polychromed gold leaf gilt iron wall lights, Spain, 1940s. These three-branches tole sconces have beautiful polychromy accents and a nice aged patina...
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Mid-20th Century Spanish Hollywood Regency Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Gold Leaf, Iron, Iron, Iron, Iron

Vintage Tole Florentine Candle Wall Sconce
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Vintage tole Florentine candle wall sconce. Metal and gold leaf wall sconce with new teardrop cut crystals. Size: 13" W x 17" H x 7" D.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Bohemian Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal, Gold Leaf

Italianate Tole and Wood Wall Sconce
Located in Redding, CT
Italianate Tole and wood wall sconce. Gorgeous detailed scrolls and dramatic black and gold color. This beauty would add sophistication to any room. Holds six candles. It is not elec...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Baroque Revival Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Iron

  • Italianate Tole and Wood Wall Sconce
  • Italianate Tole and Wood Wall Sconce
  • Italianate Tole and Wood Wall Sconce
  • Italianate Tole and Wood Wall Sconce
H 24 in. W 39 in. D 9 in.
Italian Tole Sconces
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Early 20th Century Italian tole candle sconces of branches with cherries and leaves. Not wired.
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20th Century Italian Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal, Tôle

  • Italian Tole Sconces
  • Italian Tole Sconces
  • Italian Tole Sconces
  • Italian Tole Sconces
H 11 in. W 9 in. D 3 in.
Italian Midcentury Gilt Tole Wall Sconces with Wheat Sheaf, 1950s, Set of Five
By Maison Baguès
Located in Clivio, Varese
Beautiful set of five Italian wall sconces made during the mid-century. Made of gilt metal of very good quality, with gorgeous dark patina. Sold as a set of five pieces. They have...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal

French Victorian Tole and Mirror Wall Sconces
Located in New York, NY
Two pair of French Victorian style 20th century white tole bow knot wall sconces with mirrored back and 2 arms. (2- Priced per pair).
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20th Century French Victorian Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal

French Midcentury Tole Floral Vintage Wall Sconces with Hand Painted Flowers
Located in Clivio, Varese
Beautiful pair of French tole wall sconces with colorful hand-painted flowers from the past century. Each wall sconce is wired for two small light bulbs with max. 60W. New wiring a...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal, Tôle

Pair of French 19th Century Tole Wall Jardinieres Wired as Wall Sconces
Located in Dallas, TX
A pair of French 19th century painted and parcel-gilt tole wall jardinieres wired as wall sconces.
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Antique 19th Century French Directoire Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Tôle

Pair of Tole Owl Motif Hand Painted Wall Sconces
Located in Stamford, CT
Pair of custom hand painted tole wall sconces. Each sconce features two painted owls and affixed tole lampshade. Newly rewired. Takes one chandelier bulb each (not included). Please...
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Vintage 1970s American Folk Art Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal

Antique Tole Sconces
Located in Atlanta, GA
Pair of floral painted tole sconces with five lights, now electrified.
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Vintage 1940s French Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal

  • Antique Tole Sconces
  • Antique Tole Sconces
  • Antique Tole Sconces
  • Antique Tole Sconces
H 26 in. W 16 in. D 7 in.
Pair of Italian Wall Sconces Painted Tole & Crystal, Italy, 1940s
Located in Niederdorfelden, Hessen
Pair of tole wall sconces with painted metal flowers and rock crystals made in Italy in the 1940s. Lighting: takes three small Edison E14 base bulbs per lamp. Delivery without bu...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Crystal, Metal

Pair of French Victorian Red Tole and Mirror Bow Knot Wall Sconces
Located in New York, NY
Pair of French Victorian-style (20th Century) wall sconces with two arms, red tole bow knots, and mirrored backs. (PRICED AS Pair)
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20th Century French Victorian Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Tôle

Italian Gilt Tole Sconces
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A pair of gilt metal sconces with opalescent Murano glass shades. A stylistic nod to the ouvre of Maison Jansen. Stamped Italy in Metal.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Wall Lights and Sconces

  • Italian Gilt Tole Sconces
  • Italian Gilt Tole Sconces
  • Italian Gilt Tole Sconces
  • Italian Gilt Tole Sconces
H 16.00 in. W 14.00 in. D 6.00 in.
Pair of Tole and Gilt Metal Italian Style Wall Sconces
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Pair of antique one light wall sconces with hand painted chinoiserie tole plaques over gilt metal acanthus leaves and metal candle cups. An interesting history is revealed on the bac...
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Early 20th Century American Chinoiserie Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal

Antique Jansen Tole Sconces
By Maison Jansen
Located in Atlanta, GA
Magnificent pair of tole cornucopia wall sconces by Jansen featuring fruit and flowers spilling from a gilded iron basket. There is a light socket behind each sconce.
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Vintage 1940s French Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Iron

  • Antique Jansen Tole Sconces
  • Antique Jansen Tole Sconces
  • Antique Jansen Tole Sconces
  • Antique Jansen Tole Sconces
H 24 in. W 29 in. D 6 in.
Italian Florentine 3-Light Wheat Sword Tole Candelabra Wall Sconce Regency
Located in Dayton, OH
Vintage Italian toleware Florentine three-light wall sconce shaped like a small sheaf of wheat tied with a bow to a rapier or sword. Measures: 37”.   
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Mid-20th Century Regency Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal

Stylish Mid-Century Modern Iron and Tole Candle Wall Sconces
Located in Hopewell, NJ
A visually cool pair of Mid-Century Modern iron and tole sculptural candle wall sconces having mesh leaf shaped rippling front design.
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Early 2000s American Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Iron

French Neoclassical Style Bronze and Tole Sconces
Located in Houston, TX
Large pair of French Neoclassical style or Empire style red and gold decorated bronze and tole two-light sconces. This great pair of French tole two-light sconces have been newly wir...
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Vintage 1940s French Empire Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Bronze, Tôle

Pair of 1950s Spanish Gilt Tole Sconces
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A pair of three-light gilt tole sconces, Spanish, circa 1950s or 1960s. Scrolling leaves form a central figure with three scolled arms ending in leaf bobeche and 'cups'. Rewired. Tak...
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20th Century Spanish Hollywood Regency Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Tôle

  • Pair of 1950s Spanish Gilt Tole Sconces
  • Pair of 1950s Spanish Gilt Tole Sconces
  • Pair of 1950s Spanish Gilt Tole Sconces
  • Pair of 1950s Spanish Gilt Tole Sconces
H 21 in. W 17.5 in. D 10.25 in.
Pair of Mid Century Tole and Brass Palm Leaf Wall Sconces
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Chic pair of mid century wall sconces with black tole palm tree leaves over brass arms and candle cups.
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20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Brass

French Heavy Vibrant Colours Flowers Tole Sconces, 1900s
Located in Modena (MO), IT
Housing 3-light each. Will be rewired with appropriate sockets for country and ready to hang. Extremely old and heavy sconces. Tole with original vibrant colors with leaves and flowe...
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Antique Early 1900s French Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Tôle

Pair of Painted Tole Sconces
Located in New York, NY
The pair of painted tole 2-light sconces, having an urn form back plate with a stylized floral design above, the back plate supporting 2 floral and leaf decorated candle arms. ele...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal

  • Pair of Painted Tole Sconces
  • Pair of Painted Tole Sconces
  • Pair of Painted Tole Sconces
  • Pair of Painted Tole Sconces
H 23 in. W 18 in. D 9 in.
Painted Tole Single Light Sconces
Located in New York, NY
A pair of circa 1940s Italian hand painted tole single light sconces with foliage and floral motif. Measurements: Height 12? Depth 8? Width 5.5?
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Vintage 1940s Italian Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal

  • Painted Tole Single Light Sconces
  • Painted Tole Single Light Sconces
  • Painted Tole Single Light Sconces
  • Painted Tole Single Light Sconces
H 12 in. W 5.5 in. D 8 in.
One Pair of French Tole Two-Arm Sconces
Located in Buchanan, MI
One pair of French tole two-arm sconces newly rewired.
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20th Century French Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Tôle

Pair of Neoclassical Style Painted Tole, Wood and Mirror Wall Sconces
Located in Palm Beach, FL
A Fine and important pair of 19th century Italian neoclassical style six-arm wall sconces. Composed of a decorative cascading top, over worn, well patinated gilded metal acanthus lea...
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Antique 1890s Italian Neoclassical Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Mirror

Pair of Painted Tole Sconces
Located in New Orleans, LA
Pair of late 19th-early 20th century wall sconces wired for electricity. Shades removable. The paint appears original and has darkened with age.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Tin

  • Pair of Painted Tole Sconces
  • Pair of Painted Tole Sconces
  • Pair of Painted Tole Sconces
  • Pair of Painted Tole Sconces
H 11 in. W 4 in. D 5.5 in.
Pair of Painted Tole Sconces
Located in New York, NY
Pair of 1940s French painted tole sconces, original color and patina.
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Vintage 1940s French Wall Lights and Sconces

  • Pair of Painted Tole Sconces
  • Pair of Painted Tole Sconces
  • Pair of Painted Tole Sconces
  • Pair of Painted Tole Sconces
H 23.75 in. W 12 in. D 4 in.
Pair of tole peint sconces
Located in Atlanta, GA
Pair of fine painted tole sconces with five lights
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Early 20th Century French Wall Lights and Sconces

  • Pair of tole peint sconces
  • Pair of tole peint sconces
  • Pair of tole peint sconces
  • Pair of tole peint sconces
H 27 in. Dm 16 in.
Pair Antique Art Nouveau Period Gilt Tole "Cattail" Wall Sconces, Circa 1910
Located in New Orleans, LA
Pair antique Art Nouveau period gilt tole "Cattail" wall sconces, Circa 1910.
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Vintage 1910s Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal

Italian Hollywood Regency Gold Gilt Iron Tole Wheat Sheaf Wall Sconces, a Pair
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage Italian Hollywood Regency gold gilt iron tole wheat sheaf wall sconces - a pair. Item features (3) carved wood candleholders per sconce, iron frames, bow and wheat sheaf deta...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Iron

Vintage Italian leaf Design Gilt Gold Tole Metal Candle Wall Sconce, a Pair
Located in Plainview, NY
A 1960's pair of Italian gilt gold tole metal candle wall sconces. Each sconce features delicate leaf design and holds one candle. The wall sconces are not wired. Dimensions: 10"...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Hollywood Regency Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal

Lovely Pair of Tole and Iron Painted Pear and Leafy Wall Sconces
Located in Hopewell, NJ
A romantic vintage pair of painted tole and iron Italian candle sconces having wonderful ivory cream aged patina, green leaves and white pear adornments with two arms on each.
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Vintage 1930s Italian Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal, Iron

Pair of Large Venetian Tole Sconces
Located in New York, NY
A pair of large circa 1900 Venetian painted tole lantern sconces with glass panels, original finish and patina. Measurements: Height 24" Depth 6.75" Width 17.5".  
Category

Early 20th Century Italian Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal

  • Pair of Large Venetian Tole Sconces
  • Pair of Large Venetian Tole Sconces
  • Pair of Large Venetian Tole Sconces
  • Pair of Large Venetian Tole Sconces
H 24 in. W 17.5 in. D 7 in.
Pair of 20th Century Tole Barcelona Flower Sconces
Located in Charleston, SC
Pair of 20th century tole Barcelona sconces in a beautiful flower design. These can also double as flush mounts on a ceiling.
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Early 20th Century Italian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Tôle

Pair of Italian Tole Bird Sconces
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Rare pair of vintage Italian tole sconces with a leaf and flower motif supporting two candle holders on each sconce. Featuring perched polychrome parakeets with a curious expressio...
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20th Century Italian Chinoiserie Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal

  • Pair of Italian Tole Bird Sconces
  • Pair of Italian Tole Bird Sconces
  • Pair of Italian Tole Bird Sconces
  • Pair of Italian Tole Bird Sconces
H 15 in. W 13 in. D 4 in.
Pair of Large Painted Tole Sconces
Located in New York, NY
Pair of large circa 1940's Italian painted and gilt tole foliage motif sconces with interior lights. Measurements: Height: 34.5" Depth: 8" Width: 18"
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Vintage 1940s Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal

  • Pair of Large Painted Tole Sconces
  • Pair of Large Painted Tole Sconces
  • Pair of Large Painted Tole Sconces
  • Pair of Large Painted Tole Sconces
H 34.5 in. W 18 in. D 8 in.
Pair of Large English Tole Sconces
Located in New York, NY
A pair of circa 1940s English tole sconces with a painted finish and mirrored interior back. Measurements: Height 29" Width 9.25" Depth 6".
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Vintage 1940s English Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal

  • Pair of Large English Tole Sconces
  • Pair of Large English Tole Sconces
  • Pair of Large English Tole Sconces
  • Pair of Large English Tole Sconces
H 29 in. W 9.25 in. D 6 in.
Large Italian Silver Leaf Tole Sconces
Located in San Francisco, CA
Very decorative large-scale silver painted palm frond Italian sconces. Newly re-wired, holding three chandelier size bulbs. There is a third sconce available.
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20th Century Italian Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal

  • Large Italian Silver Leaf Tole Sconces
  • Large Italian Silver Leaf Tole Sconces
  • Large Italian Silver Leaf Tole Sconces
  • Large Italian Silver Leaf Tole Sconces
H 26 in. W 16 in. D 11 in.
Pair of French Painted Tole Sconces
Located in New York, NY
Pair of double light French painted and gilt two-light sconces with gilt details on a dark green background.     
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Early 20th Century French Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal

  • Pair of French Painted Tole Sconces
  • Pair of French Painted Tole Sconces
  • Pair of French Painted Tole Sconces
  • Pair of French Painted Tole Sconces
H 15 in. W 14.5 in. D 9.5 in.
Antique Pair of Beaded Tole Sconces
Located in Dallas, TX
Beaded pair of French sconces, circa 1920.      
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Vintage 1920s French Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Crystal

Antique Pair of Beaded Tole Sconces
H 21 in. W 19 in. D 10 in.
Italian Five-Arm Gilted Tole Sconces
Located in Houston, TX
Pair of five-arm gilt tole sconces from Italy.
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Vintage 1920s Italian Wall Lights and Sconces

  • Italian Five-Arm Gilted Tole Sconces
  • Italian Five-Arm Gilted Tole Sconces
  • Italian Five-Arm Gilted Tole Sconces
  • Italian Five-Arm Gilted Tole Sconces
H 19 in. W 16 in. D 11 in.
French Art Nouveau Brown Iron Tole Paint Wall Jardinieres or Big Scale Sconces
Located in Firenze, IT
Sourced in France, this pair of Art Nouveau period wall mounted jardinieres or sconces made of tole brown metal painted were probably grape harvest baskets that can now be used as a ...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Art Nouveau Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal

Pair Vintage Italian Tole Iron Sconces
Located in Hudson, NY
This lovely pair of sconces, handcrafted in the early part of the '20s show great movement and style. Though made to resemble 18th-century style pieces these are capable of being use...
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Early 20th Century Italian Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Wrought Iron

  • Pair Vintage Italian  Tole Iron Sconces
  • Pair Vintage Italian  Tole Iron Sconces
  • Pair Vintage Italian  Tole Iron Sconces
  • Pair Vintage Italian  Tole Iron Sconces
H 12 in. W 15.5 in. D 10 in.
Set of Four Painted Tole and Glass Wall Lanterns
Located in London, by appointment only
India, circa 1880 A set of four tole wall lanterns, each of identical design with crenelations and decorative details, glazed on three sides each with a door on the right. Four di...
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Antique Late 19th Century Indian Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Tôle

Wonderful Set of 5 Star Form Tole Gold Gilt Wall Rewired Sconces Sold Separately
Located in Roslyn, NY
A wonderful set of 5 star form tole gold gilt wall rewired sconces Each sold separately.
Category

20th Century Italian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal

Pair of French Tole Gilt Stenciled Figural Wall Sconces with Shades, Circa 1830
Located in Charleston, SC
Pair of French Tole gilt stenciled single arm figural wall sconces with the original shades and crystal cups. Originally candle powered and has been electrified, Early 19th century.
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Antique 1830s French Louis Philippe Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Crystal, Bronze, Tin

Pair of Early 20th Century Five-Light Tole Sconces
Located in Atlanta, GA
Pair of early 20th century five-light tole sconces new wiring.
Category

Early 20th Century Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Tôle

Ten French Tole Three-Light Wall Sconces With Silver Leaf Finish, Newly Wired.
Located in Buchanan, MI
Twelve French tole three-light wall sconces With Silver Leaf Finish. Newly Wired So Ready For Installation. Priced per sconce.
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20th Century Unknown Louis XVI Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal

Pair of 19th Century French Red Tole Helmut Sconces
Located in Southampton, NY
Pair of 19th century red tole painted with gilt design Helmut sconces.
Category

Antique 19th Century French Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Tôle

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Tole Wall Sconce For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic tole wall sconce available at 1stDibs. A tole wall sconce — often made from metal, tôle and iron — can elevate any home. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer tole wall sconce, there are earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. A tole wall sconce, designed in the Hollywood Regency, Mid-Century Modern or Regency style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. You’ll likely find more than one tole wall sconce that is appealing in its simplicity, but Maison Baguès, Arlus and Arte de Mexico produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Tole Wall Sconce?

The average selling price for a tole wall sconce at 1stDibs is $2,430, while they’re typically $100 on the low end and $39,000 for the highest priced.

Finding the Right Wall Lights and Sconces for You

From the kitchen to the bedroom and everywhere in between, there is one major part of home decor that you definitely want to master: lighting. It’s no longer merely practical — carefully selected wall lights and sconces can do wonders in establishing mood and highlighting your distinctive personality.

We’re a long way from the candelabra-inspired chandeliers of the medieval era. Lighting designers have been creating and reinventing lighting solutions for eons. Because of the advancements crafted by these venturesome makers, we now have the opportunity to bring unique, customizable lighting solutions into our homes. It’s never been easier to create dramatic bedrooms, cozy kitchen areas and cheerful bars than it is today. Think of an elegant wall sconce as functional as well as a work of art, adding both light and style to your hallways, whimsical kids’ rooms and elsewhere.

When choosing a lighting solution, first determine what your needs are: Will you opt for a moody or a bright feel? The room that will serve as your home office will need adequate lighting — think “the brighter, the better” for this particular setting. For the bedroom, bedside wall lamps with warm-temperature bulbs could be the way to go to induce a sense of calm or intimacy. Try to match the style of the wall light or sconce that you’re installing to the overall design scheme of your room. It’s never “just a light.” You should approach the lighting of a room with a mindset that is one part practical and one part aesthetics-driven.

Let 1stDibs help you set the mood with the right wall lights and sconces for your home. Our collection includes every kind of fixture, from sculptural works by Austrian craftsman J.T. Kalmar to chic industrial-style wall sconces, from adjustable painted aluminum wall lamps designed by Artemide to a wide variety of minimalist mid-century modern masterpieces.