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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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The right sconce can create a welcoming glow, and accentuate furniture and architecture, Garlough says.
ENTRY Merrill sourced sconces in unlacquered copper to play off the wood paneling she added to the entry.
Dizzy from my digital quest for the perfect sconce (does such a thing even exist?), I decided to drive to a lighting store and see one in real life.
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Given the contents and unique structure, The Sconce is as much of a museum as it is a model for designing a defensible residence.
Drill 1/2-in, holes through the middle of the framing and run the new cables through the sconce holes.
Maintained as something of a museum, the Sconce is still inhabited by his wife, the elegant Janelle Cooper, who, along with their youngest daughter, Lindy Wisdom, was kind enough to take me on a tour during a recent trip.
"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.
Available at ViableLondon.com SUPERORDINATE ANTLER WALL SCONCE This ceramic antler wall sconce, complete with special custom lightbulbs, is cruelty-free.