Wall sconce

Wall sconce
Title
Wall sconce
Date 
ca. 1870
Medium 
Gilded wood, metal, plaster
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 x 15 x 11 in. ( 20.3 x 38.1 x 27.9 cm )
Description 
Gilded wood, plaster and metal wall sconce for seven candles; seven turned wood candle holders covered in plaster and strung over metal braces that curve upward.
Credit Line 
Gift of R. W. G. Vail
Object Number 
1944.236a
Gallery Label 
This wall sconce was removed circa 1870 from an old New York City home and given to the to Mrs. Charles M. Vail, the great aunt of the donor, by the house wreckers.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group