Set of four three-light sconces (bras de lumière)

Maker: Cast by either Étienne-Jean Forestier (died 1768, master 1764)
Maker: or his brother Pierre-Auguste Forestier
Maker: Chased and gilded by Pierre Philippe Thomire (French, Paris 1751–1843 Paris)
Factory director: Under the direction of Jean Hauré (born 1739, active 1774–after 1796)
Date: 1788
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Gilt bronze
Dimensions: Each: H. 21-3/4 x W. 18 x D. 10-7/8 in. (55.2 x 45.7 x 27.6 cm)
Classification: Metalwork-Gilt Bronze
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1979
Accession Number: 1979.172.3–.6

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