Wall Lights & Sconces
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.Height 18 in. Width 14 ½ in.
Inventory Number: Sc027
Height 11 in. Width 6 ¾ in. Depth 9 in.
Inventory Number: Sco30
Inventory Number: Sco24
Height 17 in. Width 15 in.
Inventory Number: Sco21
Height 17 1/2 in. Width 13 in.
Inventory Number: Sc020
Chertier, a specialist in ecclesiastical work in silver and bronze received a gold medal as coopirateur at the Exposition Universelle of 1855 while working as foreman at the House of Bachelet in Paris. In 1857 he founded his own firm at 48, rue Mazarin, moving to 7, rue Firu in 1866. His important works, produced after 1870, include those for the church of Mont-Saint-Michel, and for the cathedrals of Saint-Omer, Reims, Moulins and Strasbourg.Height 18 in. Width 17 in. Depth 10 in.
Inventory Number: Sco17
Each backplate in the form of a flaming touch hung with drapery swags issuing a set of 5 scrolled foliate cast candle arms with leaf tip cast nozzles and dip pansHeight 21in. Width 16in.
Inventory Number: Sco2