Pair of English Adam Style Bronze Dore Festoon Wall Sconces

PAIR of English Adam-style (20th Century) bronze dore wall sconces with three fluted scroll arms and urn and festoon design centers. (PRICED AS PAIR)
ITEM #
055096
WIDTH
16.0"
STYLE
English Adam
DEPTH
10.3"
COLOR
White, Gold
HEIGHT
14.0"
CATEGORY
Lighting > Sconce
$2,800
In Stock
Qty: 1

Pair of English Adam Style Bronze Dore Festoon Wall Sconces

In Stock
$2,800
Quantity: 1
PAIR of English Adam-style (20th Century) bronze dore wall sconces with three fluted scroll arms and urn and festoon design centers. (PRICED AS PAIR)
ITEM #
055096
WIDTH
16.0"
DEPTH
10.3"
HEIGHT
14.0"
STYLE
English Adam
COLOR
White, Gold
Category
Lighting > Sconce
Bronze doré

Bronze doré

A French 18th and 19th Century gilding technique of applying an amalgam of fine, high-carat gold with mercury to copper, brass, or most commonly bronze objects. The bronze is exposed to high heat in a kiln burning off the mercury leaving a thin gold coat behind that is adhered to the metal. Commonly used by the craftsmen, Fondeurs-ciseleurs (founders and finishers), for decorative mounts in furniture, clocks, candelabras, and porcelain. Due to the health hazards of mercury, the technique waned into the late 19th Century and was replaced by electroplating.

Adam Style

Adam Style

Adams Style is a neoclassical style that was popular during the 18th century. Adams style, also known as Adamesque, was created by three Scottish brothers James Adam, Robert Adam, and John Adam. Adams Style is considered the first integrated style of architecture and interior with the architecture and the interior following the same design uniform. The Adams Style was most admired by the upper-class in mid-1700’s England, Russia, and Scotland.

Sconce

Sconce

A wall-mounted bracket light, typically with an upward-facing arm that holds, in antique sconces, an oil lamp or candle, or in modern examples, an electrified light. Antique sconces were used often in corridors or in pairs on both sides of an entryway. They featured a reflective backplate to intensify candlelight while keeping the candle a safe distance from the wall. They are commonly made of metals such as silver, bronze, or ormolu and became very decorative in the 18th Century.

Festoon

Festoon

A festoon is a Renaissance and Neoclassical motif of a wreath or garland hung from two points. In architecture, festoons typically depict flowers, leaves, ribbons, or fruit.

Bronze doré

Bronze doré

A French 18th and 19th Century gilding technique of applying an amalgam of fine, high-carat gold with mercury to copper, brass, or most commonly bronze objects. The bronze is exposed to high heat in a kiln burning off the mercury leaving a thin gold coat behind that is adhered to the metal. Commonly used by the craftsmen, Fondeurs-ciseleurs (founders and finishers), for decorative mounts in furniture, clocks, candelabras, and porcelain. Due to the health hazards of mercury, the technique waned into the late 19th Century and was replaced by electroplating.

Adam Style

Adam Style

Adams Style is a neoclassical style that was popular during the 18th century. Adams style, also known as Adamesque, was created by three Scottish brothers James Adam, Robert Adam, and John Adam. Adams Style is considered the first integrated style of architecture and interior with the architecture and the interior following the same design uniform. The Adams Style was most admired by the upper-class in mid-1700’s England, Russia, and Scotland.

Sconce

Sconce

A wall-mounted bracket light, typically with an upward-facing arm that holds, in antique sconces, an oil lamp or candle, or in modern examples, an electrified light. Antique sconces were used often in corridors or in pairs on both sides of an entryway. They featured a reflective backplate to intensify candlelight while keeping the candle a safe distance from the wall. They are commonly made of metals such as silver, bronze, or ormolu and became very decorative in the 18th Century.

Festoon

Festoon

A festoon is a Renaissance and Neoclassical motif of a wreath or garland hung from two points. In architecture, festoons typically depict flowers, leaves, ribbons, or fruit.

Bronze doré

Bronze doré

A French 18th and 19th Century gilding technique of applying an amalgam of fine, high-carat gold with mercury to copper, brass, or most commonly bronze objects. The bronze is exposed to high heat in a kiln burning off the mercury leaving a thin gold coat behind that is adhered to the metal. Commonly used by the craftsmen, Fondeurs-ciseleurs (founders and finishers), for decorative mounts in furniture, clocks, candelabras, and porcelain. Due to the health hazards of mercury, the technique waned into the late 19th Century and was replaced by electroplating.

Adam Style

Adam Style

Adams Style is a neoclassical style that was popular during the 18th century. Adams style, also known as Adamesque, was created by three Scottish brothers James Adam, Robert Adam, and John Adam. Adams Style is considered the first integrated style of architecture and interior with the architecture and the interior following the same design uniform. The Adams Style was most admired by the upper-class in mid-1700’s England, Russia, and Scotland.

Sconce

Sconce

A wall-mounted bracket light, typically with an upward-facing arm that holds, in antique sconces, an oil lamp or candle, or in modern examples, an electrified light. Antique sconces were used often in corridors or in pairs on both sides of an entryway. They featured a reflective backplate to intensify candlelight while keeping the candle a safe distance from the wall. They are commonly made of metals such as silver, bronze, or ormolu and became very decorative in the 18th Century.

Festoon

Festoon

A festoon is a Renaissance and Neoclassical motif of a wreath or garland hung from two points. In architecture, festoons typically depict flowers, leaves, ribbons, or fruit.

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