French Empire Figural Bronze Wall Sconce Gas-Light (C. 1810) Lyre Rare Early Lamp
December 26, 2018
A pair of very early French Empire c. 1810 figural bronze gas light sconces with rarely seen design aspect, a switch that is flipped up or down on the bottom of each fixture pushes a ball valve that would shut of the gas rather than a key or handle that required spinning. France, turn of the 19th century/ Very early 1800s. Bronze, in Lyre Form, with Nice Figural Swan Centers. Some light scratches and scuffs throughout, slight looseness to two of the arms, some wax. SEND ME YOUR BEST OFFER FOR QUICK RESPONSE! Our LISTING descriptions for Lots are expressions of our opinion only. All measurements listed in the description are approximate. Rares retains all rights to photographs and other intellectual property contained in this listing. Condition reports are rendered as specialist opinion and/or independent consultants and not as statements of fact. We do not guarantee the content of written or verbal condition reports. If the high definition photos present show certain details that are not present in the written condition description the photographs then become part of the detailed condition description report. The description of clocks and lighting devices, whether in the catalogue or a condition report, as such descriptions may be incomplete and not identify every mechanical replacement, repair, or defect. The absence of reference to the condition of a clock or lighting device does not imply it to be in working condition or without defects, repairs, restorations, or replacement parts. In most cases, unless a specialty bulb is used, light fixtures will not be sent with their lightbulbs. All associated charges with such public storage will be charged to you and must be paid prior to our release of a Lot to you. The item “French Empire Figural Bronze Wall Sconce Gas-Light (C. 1810) Lyre Rare Early Lamp” is in sale since Thursday, December 20, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Architectural & Garden\Chandeliers, Sconces & Lighting Fixtures”. The seller is “period-salvage-antiques” and is located in Stockton, New Jersey. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Type: Sconce
- Style: French Empire
- Material: Bronze