A Fine Pair of Louis Style Gilt Bronze Three Arm Sconces By Caldwell & Co.
19th Century

Each back plate in the form of a flaming touch hung with drapery swags issuing a set of 3 scrolled foliate cast candle arms with leaf tip cast nozzles and dip pans

Remarks: Original gilding and porcelain candles

Caldwell & Co. was America’s premier producer of lighting and other metal objects during the turn of the 20th century through the 1940s, and the archives are currently stored in the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum Library in New York City. Notable clients of Caldwell lighting fixtures included the Rockefellers, the Carnegies, and the Roosevelts, and the company was also commissioned for famous landmarks such as the Grand Central Terminal, Radio City Music Hall, and the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City. Caldwell & Co. manufactured unique and intricate lighting fixtures in their Manhattan factory, such as chandeliers, electrified lamps and wall sconces, which were then shipped to prominent residences all over the United States.

Provenance:

Private Estate Greenwich CT.
Le Trianon Fine Art & Antiques

Dimensions:
Height 18 in. Width 14 ½ in.

Inv#: Sc027
19th Century Wall Lights & Sconces

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