A pair of vintage French, gilded wall sconces. Ribbon, rose and flower basket leaf motif. Louis XVI in style but dating to the 20th c. Vintage French wall sconces are.
And recently sourced from a top French specialist dealer. They date to the late 20th c. Harks back to the decadent days of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette in France.
Towards the end of the18th c. They take their inspiration from the. Flowing floral and ribbon Rococo.
Motifs much favoured by the. Rococo, of course, an exceptionally ornamental and theatrical style of architecture, art and. Decoration , combining asymmetry, scrolling curves, gilding, sun-burst detailing and sculpted moulding to create surprise and the illusion of motion and drama.
These sconces may have been moulded in resin, but they share the same visual impact as antique, hand-carved wood and gilded gesso. Original wiring and light fittings still attached. EASILY REMOVED AND REPLACED WITH CANDLES IF DESIRED.
We also have various antique bronze ormolu sconces on offer. Please look carefully at the images as they form part of the description. WILL BE DISPATCHED IN POLYSTYRENE FOR PROTECTION.FEATURED TOILE DU JOUY FABRIC FOR DISPLAY ONLY, AND NOT INCLUDED. COLLECTION IN PERSON POSSIBLE FROM SW LONDON.
You can follow us around France and the Med on Instagram at lacewingprovencal. Or, around India at lacewinginteriors CURRENTLY WITH 2000 + FOLLOWERS. The item "FRENCH CANDLE SCONCES, A GILDED PAIR. ROCOCO, LOUIS XVI STYLE" is in sale since Saturday, June 26, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Architectural Antiques\Chandeliers, Sconces & Lighting Fixtures".
The seller is "lacewing-provencal" and is located in Hampton. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay, Viet nam.