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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Sconce, ca. 1720

type: Sconce

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Within the glazed wooded frame which is crested with pierced scrollings and foliations is enclosed a quill-work composition of scrolls and flowers, roses, tulips, carnations, etc. in a vase. A siler bracket at the base receives the S-curved arm which terminates in candle-holder and drip pan.



Product Design and Decorative Arts