Lot 1406
Pair of Italian Giltwood Phoenix Two Light Wall Sconces, with Custom Shades
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
20th century, carved wood and tole, gesso and gilt, two light form with upswept scrolling branch arms terminating in an electrified candle, each candle with embroidered floral motif clip mount shade (custom made in Venice), the columnar wall mount with spread winged phoenix holding a chain and tassel beneath a tied ribbon, the verso with impressed mark "Made in Italy."

45 1/2 x 16 x 10 in.

Private Collection, Greensboro, North Carolina

Purchased Otto Zenke.

Some areas of rubbing and loss to gilt; each with shrinkage cracks; some cracks to plastic candle sleeves.