Maria Teresa Style Couple of Sconces with Lead Crystal, Italy, Venice
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The appliques have an elegant and light mounting in the gilded bronze wire on which metallic chains are skillfully applied with small faceted pink crystal spheres, to enrich the whole artistic work were also inserted white crystals cut and ground in the shape of a drop, then polished perfectly, two “bobeches” contain the fake candles on which the bulbs can be placed, the wall sconces are in the Maria Theresa style, a style created in 1743 by the Master Glassmakers of Venice in honor of the Austrian Empress Maria Theresa (1711-1780 founder of the Habsburg-Lorraine family), for the manufacture of the ceiling and wall chandeliers, they were impressive objects with protruding arms and decorated with drop-shaped or spherical elements made of crystal. Our wall sconces are two manual and sumptuous works by skilled Venetian craftsmen, masters in glass and crystal working, who executed them between 1880 and 1890 in their fascinating workshops in Venice; Their elegance and refinement allow them to be placed in any environment. The electrical system is working but the wiring is European, the compatibility of the voltage in other states must always be verified by an electrician before use. Measures: Width cm.40, depth cm.34, height cm.65.
19th century (1800-1899)
Place of origin:
65H x 40W x 34D
25,59H x 15,75W x 13,39D
Creator / Artist:
Good; Wear consistent with age and use. The electrical system is working but the wiring is European, the compatibility of the voltage in other states must always be verified by an electrician before use.
International - YES
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