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    A PAIR OF FRENCH GILT BRONZE THREE-LIGHT SCONCES ATTRIBUTED TO MAISON BAGUES
    Attributed to Maison Bagues, Paris, France, designed circa 1880
    Unmarked
    30 x 12-1/4 x 8 inches (76.2 x 31.1 x 20.3 cm)

    The ribbon and tassel-form sconces with three arms each centered with a leafed spiral with floret terminal.

    A photograph of a comparable version to these sconces is in the archive of the Maison Bagues, dating to around 1880, titled Applique No. 2786. A pair of similar sconces is in the Huntington Collection, San Marino, California and another is installed in the Emperor's private salon at the Musée Nationale du Château de Fontianebleau.


    Condition Report*: in need of cleaning, wiring preparation has been done in the past that can be used
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    Auction Dates
    June, 2011
    1st Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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