Pair of Meissen Porcelain Sconces
Pair of Meissen Porcelain Sconces Pair of Meissen Porcelain Sconces Pair of Meissen Porcelain Sconces
Pair of Meissen Porcelain Sconces

Pair of Meissen Porcelain Sconces

  • These exquisite and rare porcelain sconces were crafted by the legendary Meissen
  • Blanketed in a multitude of floral bouquets, they embody the splendor of the Rococo style
  • Meissen porcelain has been coveted by royalty since the firm was founded in 1710
  • The sconces' elegant motif and remarkable quality are hallmarks of Meissen artistry
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Item No. 30-2103
$18,500
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This remarkable pair of Meissen porcelain wall sconces is crafted with all of the exquisite detail and splendor of the Rococo period. Exquisitely hand-painted with gilt accents, each fixture is adorned with elaborate, classic Rococo decoration, including a wide variety of lifelike flora. The charming adornments extend along the graceful, elegant candleholders, imbuing the sconces with a warmth and intricate beauty so beloved in Meissen porcelain pieces.

Royalty and the elite families of Europe have coveted Meissen porcelain since this legendary manufactory began production in 1710. By the middle of the 19th century, elaborate pieces such as these sconces had found an audience among royals and aristocrats around the world. Considering the delicate nature of porcelain, to find two such beautifully crafted pieces in such wonderful condition is exceptionally rare. Converted to electricity.

Circa 1880

16" wide x 7" deep x 16 1/2" high
specifications
Maker: Meissen
Period: 19th Century
Origin:Germany
Type:Lighting
Width:16 Inches
Height:16 1/2 Inches
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