1920s sconces by Lightolier PAIR

$800.00

1 in stock

Description

I’m very pleased to offer this gorgeous pair of 1920s 2-arm sconces by the incomparable Lightolier Company!

 

ABOUT LIGHTOLIER
Beginning in the 1920s, and for many decades thereafter, the Lightolier Company (extant today of course) made some of the very finest fixtures. Their designs were always simply dazzling, and the quality was the very very very best. When you restore vintage lights such as I do, these aspects are so obvious they tend to jump out. It’s always a particular pleasure restoring a Lightolier!

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The sconces are cast metal and rich with beautiful details and lovely lines. Stunning.

The burnished gold finish is original.

When the fixtures were made they would have been about twice the price of comparable fixtures by other lighting companies. This premium was for the quality, design, and the Lightolier name. Kinda like the difference between a Chevy and a Rolls-Royce. This premium still applies today.

Wholly restored and with new wiring, this pair is ready to hang, and comes with all the mounting hardware needed!

 

DETAILS:

  • Sadly, the period-correct, hand-painted bulbs are not included. Happily, I will let you know where to get them. Also, most any flame-style bulb will look quite well.
  • The fixtures accept standard base 60W bulbs.
  • Each sconce has an on/off switch. As I don’t trust old switches I deactivated these. If this feature is important please contact me.

COLOR: See above.

SIZE: The sconces are 11-1/4-inches high, 8-1/2-inches wide, and they project about 4-inches.

CONDITION:

  • I love writing this: there’s no damage.
  • The sockets are original (and in fine shape) with new wiring and paper insulators.
  • The candle covers are new.

SHIPPING: Insured shipping in the Continental US will be…FREE!