Rare Chippendale Carved Wall Sconce
English or American, ca. 1780.
Carved giltwood, brass bobeches.
Over-all in fine condition, minor shrinkage cracks and repairs to the eagle’s ankles. Replaced candle cups.
Provenance: The Kindig Collection, Sotheby’s, New York.
This fine and rare Chippendale carved double-armed wall sconce with an urn-form floral motif center section flanked by scrolled candle arms is surmounted with an eagle resting on a plinth. The gilt appears to be 19th c. over the original gilt.
Dimensions: 28”h, 15 ¾”w
Item ID: DA-SO 283
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