London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
A pair of French gilt bronze twin light wall appliques, late 19th or early 20th century
Adapted for electricity, the fitments above foliate cast nozzles and beaded drip pans above scrolling foliate branches, the backplates with Pan figures above crossed foliate sprigs -- 19¾in. (50.3cm.) high including fitments; and a set of English steel and brass mounted fire irons, mid 19th century, with foliate cast baluster grips -- 30¼in. (76.8cm.) high (5)
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See Ottomeyer/Proschel, Vergoldete Bronzen, Klinkhardt & Biermann, Munich, for similar wall appliques to this model.
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