A fine and rare pair of late 18th century Adam period carved giltwood wall lights, each having a central tablet with lion mask and paterae decoration issuing a scrolled acanthus leaf carved candle arm on each side with brass drip pans and reeded nozzles; having a half sunflower pendent apron leaf swags below and acanthus pendant finial, and a detached cresting of carved acanthus leaf stem with domed canopy with ribbon tied tassels and floral spray cresting.
Literature: ‘Grosvenor House Antiques Fair handbook’, 1973, p. 45; a comparable pair of wall lights with Hotspur Ltd., London.
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