Pair of Rare French Tole Sconces

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A exceptional rare pair of japanned tole Argand sconces with mirrored backs and original glass drip cups. Attributed to Marsaux et Cie. Please see, "Brandy, Balloons, & Lamps; Ami Argand, 1750 - 1803" by John J. Wolfe, for similar examples.
Details
Place of Origin
France
Date of Manufacture
circa 1800
Period
19th Century
Materials and Techniques
Painted
Bronze
Glass
gilded tole
Condition
Very good condition with replaced shades and mirror plates, minor loss of paint and gilding, electified.
Dimensions
17 in. H x 3.5 in. W x 8 in. D
43 cm H x 9 cm W x 20 cm D
Dealer Location
Charleston, SC
Number of Items
2
Reference Number
U1107208870304
Address
David Skinner Antiques
125 King Street
Charleston SC 29401
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