Pair of French repoussé brass late 17th Century Shield Wall Lights
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Pair of French repoussé brass late 17th Century Shield Wall Lights

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Pair of French repoussé brass late 17th Century Shield Wall Lights:
bearing single candle branch; the shield with central lady under canopied pavillion with shell and scrolling foliate decoration forming shaped edge. Circa 1690-1720, and restored.

Height: 13½" - 34.5cm
Width: 10½" - 26.5cm
Projection: 5½" - 14.0cm
Glossary Words

repoussé

Imprinted design, made by hammering thin brass or copper over a wooden mould. This technique was much-used in Arts and Crafts metalwork as it shows the toolmarks of the craftsman.

foliate

This word is often used of decoration in our descriptions and means leafy.

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