Pretty antique rococo style vintage French gilt metal bronze d'or ormolu wall light with glass drop lustres


Shipping to United States: $55.32

A very pretty vintage double wall light fitting in antique rococo style, hung with cut glass drops or lustres.
Each arm is formed in the design of scrolling acanthus leaves and scrolling stems, and the back plate is elongated furled leaves. The cups are formed from further leaves arranged in a circle like petals. There are glass drops called lustres hanging from the arms, and from a hook at the top of the back plate, the purpose of these was to amplify and bounce the light around.
The light fitting on each side is covered by a mock candle sleeve with wax drips. The finish of this light fitting is antique gilt colour.
The piece is cast metal, probably bronze, with a gilt finish which is usually called ormolu, or in French, bronze d'or.
Size approx height of back plate 25cm, width 4cm, Total width 23cm across arms, depth 11cm max. Measurements do not include the glass lustres or the candle sleeves.
Condition is good, the wires that the glass drops hang from are a little twisted which is common, and the faux wax candle sleeves are a bit tatty, replacement parts for these are easy to find online.
As with all vintage and antique lighting, this should be wired and installed by a qualified electrician.

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