Single large Louis XV style three-branch gilded-bronze Wall Light

Single large Louis XV style three-branch gilded-bronze Wall Light

Single large Louis XV style three-branch gilded-bronze Wall Light

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Single large Louis XV style three-branch gilded-bronze Wall Light:
French, circa 1880, and restored

Height:26"-66.0cm
Width:17"-46.0cm
Projection:10"-25.0cm
Glossary Words

Louis XV

King of France, 1723-1774. This style had graceful, sinuous, asymmetrical lines with rococo themes.

rococo

From 'rocaille', the French word for rock- and shell-work in grottoes. Its diminutive form 'rococo' was later used to describe the playful, naturalistic motifs of fruit, flowers, foliage, shells, and asymmetrical scrolling ornament popular from the early 18th century.

gilded, gilt

A very thin layer of gold applied to brass or bronze.

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