(B) Possibly 19th century, these solid brass French candelabra sconces have that good ol' "timeless quality" about them. They're about a foot tall. They're wired for electric use, but at present without sockets. But why not use them for actual candles?! Think of the ambiance! (e-mail Jack to start the conversation)

 

 

   

(C) Eggshell-thin opalescent shades, each a delicate jewel itself. Whimsical nickel-plated brass sconces, probably from the Victorian era. If you have children under 35 you're not allowed to buy these! (e-mail Jack to start the conversation)

 

 

 

 (D) These are my "Iron John" sconces. Perhaps overall they're a bit fussy for our Green Man, but perhaps there are aspects to his personality we haven't learned yet! In any case, that face will launch a thousand conversations. Beautifully silver-plated and lacquered, in pristine condition -- with the exception, I'm sure you noticed, of the missing oval decorative elements in the middle. I'd vote for Wedgewood plaques, but I don't have any available. Perhaps etched mirrors? I'll let you be the "decider" if that title doesn't evoke too many painful memories... (e-mail Jack to start the conversation)

 

 (E) What's a wall without a couple of fierce lions perched upon it? These gilded brass sconces, probably about a hundred and ten years old, have alabaster shades and certainly add a decorator's touch. (e-mail Jack to start the conversation)

 

 

 

(E1) Two views of a pair of brass French wall sconces with holophane shades. These measure about 13 inches top to bottom, and about 11 across, with the shades in place. (e-mail Jack to start the conversation)

 

 

 

(G) A very agreeable wall sconce by Schneider ,just plain sexy as hell when lit! Entryway to the ladies' powder room?! Uh-huh. On the order of 7 inches wide, about 13 or 14 high. What an elegant concept -- doesn't everything French eventually come down to the panier motif? (e-mail Jack to start the conversation)

 

 

(K) A pair of these gilded bronze/brass sconces sporting none other than ram's heads has plunked itself into my life. They measure about 13 1/2 top-to-bottom and they project about 8 inches. Tres chic for a hundred years old, n'est-ce pas? (e-mail Jack to start the conversation)

 

(M) Dore finishes and fussy floral French designs certainly have their place, in your home? It's about 11 inches tall. Sorry, I have only one. (e-mail Jack to start the conversation)

 

 

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