01-14-2012 01-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2579B Boston
January 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender
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Pair of Louis XV-style Two-light Bronze-mounted Porcelain Wall Sconces

$1,593$1,300
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2579B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Louis XV-style Two-light Bronze-mounted Porcelain Wall Sconces, 19th century, each plate with central hand-painted scene of courting couples signed "J. Aublet," celeste blue borders with reserves filled with musical instruments, with ribband mounting to top and candle stems emerging from a mask, ht. 14 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

Light surface wear and rubbing to plates. No chips, cracks, or repairs to plates. Break to tip of foliage on one drip cup. Some spots of metal fatigue.

Keywords

J. Aublet, metal fatigue