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sconce

a flat candlestick with a handle

Sconce

An electric lamp, designed and fabricated for mounting on a wall, resembling a candlestick or a group of candlesticks.

Sconce

 

(in Russian, bra; from the French bras), a wall light fixture. Candelabra have been given a variety of artistic treatments (often with wall mirror reflectors). They have been made of copper, bronze, Venetian glass, and wood with levkas from the 17th to the beginning of the 19th century for palace interiors in baroque, rococco, classical, and Empire styles. Simply designed electric wall lamps, made of old materials used in novel ways as well as of the newest materials, are widely used today.

sconce

1. An electric lamp, resembling a candlestick or a group of candlesticks, which is designed and fabricated for mounting on a wall.
2. In medieval architecture, a detached earth-work, 2 that serves as a small defensive position, providing additional protection for a fort.
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With the addition of turn-of-the-century inspired pendant lights and nostalgic wall sconces, customers can now find everything they need to update their home or commercial space with vintage lighting at 1000Bulbs.
I called them, they did, and I went out; I bought about three flats," said Sconce, who was happily slicing fresh berries Tuesday in preparation for today's shortcake feast.
Shariff and Sconce soon secured the extra point needed, but the others were not to be outdone as Rampersad clinched his clean sweep with Sconce and Andy Tham did likewise with Cockett in securing a tight three-setter 22-20 in the third.
Forecast's customizable sconce features removable natural inserts, such as grasscloth.
This 48cm sconce from Plantstuff (0870 774 3366, www.
This includes ceiling cans, sconces, hanging fixtures, and under- and over-cabinet fixtures.
they were usually made from sheet silver formed to produce the sconce, body and foot and were often weighted to avoid accidental disruption and fire.
Based on a plain, white pine, twin candle sconce made in a small new England farming community around 1830, this attractive piece is ideal for a weekend or after work project.
THE HEAT'S ON: Lyra oak single candle sconce, pounds 25, John Lewis
7 Wall painted in Glamour Gold from The V&A Art Deco Collection, pounds 4 for 100ml, Fired Earth; gilded lily wall sconce, pounds 340 a pair, Judy Greenwood; bag, stylist's own.
The Crawford wall sconce can be used as an accent piece for hotel suites.