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Sconce

Date
ca. 1720
Type
lighting
Decorative Arts
Sconce
Medium
Quill-work, silver, glass, and black-painted pine
Credit Line
Bequest of Natalie K. Blair
Accession Number
1952-14-4-a
Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Within the glazed wooded frame which is crested with pierced scrollings and foliations is enclosed a quill-work composition of scrolls and flowers, roses, tulips, carnations, etc. in a vase. A siler bracket at the base receives the S-curved arm which terminates in candle-holder and drip pan.
Data Source
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
made in
Boston, Massachusetts, USA