Before. After.


My online vintage lighting store.


Recently, I was in Wichita to visit my friend Carl. In an antique mall I spotted a pair of 1920s sconces.


I hesitated. They were SO grim! Then I thought: The poor dears! I must SAVE them!

This kind of thought gets me into a lot of trouble. Why, I even purchased a huge old house to SAVE it. Sigh.

Well, wanna see the After?

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Squee!!!!!!!! I was able to ascertain the original, and distinctive, polychrome finish: A kinda bronze with subtle red accents.


There is a back plate which was gold originally. And is again.




My online vintage lighting store.






  1. Dawn Rocco on December 12, 2018 at 3:14 am


  2. Seth Hoffman on December 12, 2018 at 11:12 am

    Wow, looks very nice! Did you have to fully re-finish it, or just do repair work? The result is excellent, especially with the contrasting backplate that brings out the detail work.

  3. Dan Goodall-Williams on December 12, 2018 at 1:11 pm

    Really nice!

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