A fine set of six Louis XVI style two branch ormolu wall sconces. Each with backplate surmounted by a putti playing pipes, above a pair of scrolling acanthus cast arms terminating in sconces, the bases with acanthus entwined thyrsus. Retaining the original ormolu patination. The sconces tubed for wiring.
Height 17” (43cm)
Width 11” (28cm)
Depth 5 1/2” (14cm)
The design for these appliques or wall lights is based on the important 18th century model sculpted by the maître-fondeur ‘Jean Hauré’, cast by ‘Forestier’ and chased by ‘Thomire’ for the Château de St. Cloud.