Pair of Sconces Attributed to Gilbert Poillerat
France, 20th century
Round back plate edged with gilded iron rope, stylized leaf-form arm ending in circular bobeche trimmed with gilded rope, cornet-form socket housing an electric candle, wax coated candle sleeve, candle-based socket, unmarked, ht. 16, dp. 11 in.
Note: See Baudot, Francois, Gilbert Poillerat Maitre Ferronnier ( Paris: C. Moreau), 1988, pp. 90-91 and 229 for similar design elements in Poillerat's oeuvre.
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