Offered by: Mayfair Gallery
39 South Audley Street London W1K 2PP , England Call Seller 44.207.491.3435


Pair of Louis XV Rococo style gilt bronze wall sconces

$ 12,000
  • Description
    Pair of Louis XV Rococo style gilt bronze wall sconces
    French, late 19th Century
    Height 77cm, width 44cm, depth 24cm
    The two wall lights in this pair are crafted from gilt bronze in the Rococo style of Louis XV. Each light features a sinuously formed backplate modelled as a spray of acanthus leaves, which supports three foliate candle branches, each moulded with grasping acanthus leaves. Each branch terminates in a gilt bronze candle holder and drip pan. The maker, Maison Mottheau, was famed in the nineteenth century for the quality of its productions, winning awards at several Exhibitions Universelle. Both pieces are stamped for 'Mottheau / Paris.'

    Artist/Maker: Maison Mottheau
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: France
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: Ormolu.
    Creation Date: Late 19th Century
    Styles / Movements: Rococo, Traditional, Louis XV
    Dealer Reference #: 14893B
    Incollect Reference #: 614960
  • Dimensions
    W. 17.32 in; H. 30.31 in; D. 9.45 in;
    W. 44 cm; H. 77 cm; D. 24 cm;
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Mayfair Gallery is a leading gallery in the field of art and antiques, holding a large collection of unique pieces for sale. The breadth of the gallery’s collection is wide, and includes items from a range of periods, styles and geographical origins, as well as works by famous artists and craftsmen. The main focus of the gallery’s collection is, however, on items produced during the 19th and early 20th century.

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