Pair of French Empire-style gilt and patinated bronze wall lights


These Empire-style two-candelabra wall lights feature bold figural elements, including an impressive lion’s head backplate in patinated bronze.


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This exquisite pair of wall lights is crafted in gilt and patinated bronze in the French Empire style.

These lights’ bold design features a two-light gilt bronze candelabra intertwine and elegantly rest upon an empire-style arm back, skillfully fashioned in gilt bronze. Adding a touch of gravitas, a detailed lion's head in patinated bronze securely supports the arm back in a horizontal position, serving as a captivating focal point.

The lights feature a pinecone-shaped finial at the bottom, adorned with charming foliage motifs, seamlessly merging into a short stem. At the pinnacle, Empire-style wax pans, gracefully upheld by Neoclassical Egyptian-inspired capitals, are crafted in luminous gilt bronze. The backplate, also fashioned entirely in gilt bronze, features an escutcheon-shaped plate embellished with ionic order volutes and a small flower motif, culminating in a striking large upright leaf design.

Every detail in this pair of wall lights has been masterfully executed, showcasing the quality craftsmanship that defines these pieces. The fusion of styles in their design creates an intriguing harmony, resulting in a captivating blend of opulence and elegance.

These wall lights offer the rich allure of the French Empire style. Whether adorning the walls of a luxurious living room, a stylish dining area, or an elegant foyer, they infuse a touch of grandeur and sophistication into any interior design.


Country of Origin
Date of Manufacture
c. 1900s
Early 20th Century
Ormolu (Gilt Bronze), Patinated Bronze
Black, Gold


35 cm / 13.8 inches
36 cm / 14.2 inches
20 cm / 7.9 inches


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