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Sconce

Artist/Maker:
Schober, Gottlieb __Workshop of || __Attributed to
Place Made:
Salem North Carolina United States of America
Date Made:
1800-1810
Medium:
tin
Dimensions:
HOA: 12 1/2 WOA: 5 3/8 LOA: 9 1/2
Accession Number:
4276.4
Description:
This sconce has a history of use in Home Moravian Church. When candles in this sconce are lit, the shadows cast above the butterflies at the top of the sconce flutters.

Candle wall sconce with a stylized design on the foward curving top piece and the main section remaining flat. The flat section has a hole at the top, just below the designed piece. A curved arm, perpendicular to the back, has a candle holder in a bowl at its end.

Credit Line:
Wachovia Historical Society Collection