Italian 18th Century Giltwood Pricket Wall Sconce from Three Red Tall Processional Torches
An exceedingly rare and impressive Louis XVI period Italian three-light sconce realized with three red processional pricket torches, more than eight foot tall.
Red Procession Sticks have octagonal section, are joined together by a central pin, to form a group of three torches that are placed against the wall and remain away from it in the upper part where a lamp holder powered by an external electric wire has been fixed. Not working European standard wiring.
Original from the 18th century, decorated with a lovely foliate and acanthus leaf carving, these wall lights are a unique artwork creation of an Italian craftsman.
Original gold-leaf gilding with squares decorated with red and green aniline. In good age related condition, with signs of wear and gilding losses. They come from a private villa in Milan.
This remarkable religious decorative objects was exquisitely hand-carved in Northern Italy in the early eighteenth century.
Height: 264 - 256 al portacero + 8 cm
Width: 65 cm
Depth: 38 cm
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