15 April 2005
A SET OF FOUR REGENCY STYLE GILTWOOD AND BLACK-PAINTED TWO-BRANCH WALL-LIGHTS
LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
Each backplate formed of tassled ribbons surmounted by lion's mask centered on a tassled socle by an eagle supporting chains and issuing two scrolled candlearms with gadrooned drip-pans and turned nozzles, electrified, the decoration refreshed
25 in. (63.5 cm.) high, 11½ in. (29 cm.) wide (4)
Emily Trevor, and by descent.
Acquired with the house.
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M.A. Hewitt, The Architecture of Mott B. Schmidt, New York, 1991, p. 10 and back cover (shown in situ in the Entrance Hall).
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