London, South Kensington
28 June 2000
A pair of Central European wrought-iron wall lights, possibly 18th century
the scrolling arms applied with foliate repoussé ornament, later adapted for electricity, later gilt and with later associated backplates -- 24in. (61cm.) protrudence (2)
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