Early 19th Century Hand Carved Cherub Sconces


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19th Century Hand Carved Wooden Cherub Sconces. Two excellently carved wooden wall sconces making them unique and one of a kind. The sconces are carved in the shape of a cherub holding a candlestick with gilt wings. The cherubs are identically carved except for one cherub is facing left and the other cherub is facing right. The level of skill set to make the cherubs look anatomy correct makes these sconces look realistic. These sconces will draw all the attention in the room.

Each weighs approximately 4 lbs.

Additional information

Weight 4 lbs
Dimensions L 7 x W 17 x H 19 in
Style / Period

Louis XV

Year / Century

Early 19th Century

Place of Origin



Gold leaf / Patinated Cedar


Each sconce takes one candelabra light bulb. Each light bulb can use up to a max of 60 watts. Has new wiring that is up to US code and is ready to be mounted. We recommend using LED lights because it helps preserve the antique fixtures better and longer. Antique sconces have to be adapted to modern houses. Please check with your electrician or contractor for additional specifics. These sconces have had no repairs and are complete with no missing pieces (including all its fingers and toes). There are a few smalls nicks and small chips of wood. These sconces have had no repairs. The union to where the pieces of wood are connected can be seen which is normal. The sconces have been waxed. There is a rich patina on the wood and gold leaf due to the antiqueness. There is no sign of woodworms or mold on the sconces. Overall good condition. Will be happy to provide more closeup images at your request.

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