Maker attributed to Pierre Philippe Thomire, French, 1751-1843
  • Sconce
  • Bras de lumière (alternate title)
Date ca. 1785
Medium Gilt bronze
Dimensions Overall: 29 × 14 3/4 × 7 3/8 inches (73.7 × 37.5 × 18.7 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Josephine and Ernest Kanzler Founders Fund
Accession Number 70.833
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View Fashionable Living: S330.5, Level 3 (see map)
Baron Nathaniel de Rothschild (Vienna, Austria);
Baroness Alphonse de Rothschild (Vienna, Austria);
sold by (Rosenberg & Stiebel, New York, New York, USA);
1970-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)