Pair of Murano glass sconces with 2 lights each, intricately crafted with flowers and foliage.
The arms of lights are adorned with twisted flutes and the base, with latticework. This enchanting Venitian wall lights, with S-fluted arms, acanthus leaves and nature-inspired elements, reproduce Louis XV style. 20th century period.
Dim: W: 15 in - D: 8,7in - H: 13,4in.
Dim:L:38cm, P:22cm, H:34cm.
Both Venetian-Murano glass are in overall good condition and restored for electricity.
At the end of the 19th century, Murano glassmakers produced objects inspired by historical styles, that were very successful at the World Fairs. "Copy all that Venice once did, all that glassware of fun, of difficulty, reconstitute the jaspures of antique glass. This is what Venice does" (Alfred Robert de Liesville, Exposition Universelle of 1878).
Barovier Mentasti, Rosa, Tonini Christina, Le verre de Murano : de la Renaissance au XXIe siècle, Paris, Gallimard, 2013.