Wall Lights & Sconces

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.

Height 18 in. Width 14 ½ in.

Inventory Number: Sc027
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An Unusual Pair of Painted Sconces Possibly American
Early 19th Century

Height 11 in. Width 6 ¾ in. Depth 9 in.

Inventory Number: Sco30
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A Fine Pair of Italian Giltwood Sconces
Early 20th Century

Height 26 in. Width 16 in.

Inventory Number: Sco26
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A Fine Pair of Louis XV Style Gilt Bronze Five Arm Sconces
19th Century

Height 17 in. Width 15 in.

Inventory Number: Sco21
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A Fine Pair of Louis XVI Gilt Bronze Two Arm Sconces With Ram Heads
18th Century

Height 17 1/2 in. Width 13 in.

Inventory Number: Sc020
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A Fine Pair Of Louis XVI Gilded Sconces Stamped A.Chertier
19th Century

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
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A Pair of Louis XVI Gilt Bronze Five Arm Sconces Stamped M.T.
19th Century

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 pans

Height 21in. Width 16in.

Inventory Number: Sco2
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