View toward door in northwest corner of room (1976.91.1); including bed (23.235a,e,f) and chandelier (1971.206.43); in background: chimneypiece (1976.91.2), pr. wall sconces (54.147.20a-d-.21a-d), clock (58.75.127), pr. of vases (56.80.1ab-.2ab), fire screen (41.205.3a, b), commode (25.161), and biscuit group (27.139.1a); in foreground: table (1976.155.99ab).

Pair of three-light wall sconces (Bras de cheminée)

Factory: Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Modeler: Model attributed to Jean-Claude Duplessis (French, ca. 1695–1774, active 1748–74)
Date: ca. 1760–61
Culture: French, Sèvres
Medium: Soft-paste porcelain, gilt bronze
Dimensions: Each: H. 17 3/8 in. (44.1 cm.)
Classification: Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line: Gift of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson, 1954
Accession Number: 54.147.20a–d, .21a–d

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