Design Detail…Light Fixtures

Edward Kent Sconces: Do you know who Edward Kent was? He was the socialite architect born in 1854. You may be familiar with his life story as depicted by Leo Dicaprio in the movie “Titanic”. These sconces are fascinating transitional  pieces, notice the Victorian style bases and the Machine Age Design styled deflectors.

Edward Kent sconces

Do you know who Edward Kent was? He was the socialite architect born in 1854. You may be familiar with his life story as depicted by Leo Dicaprio in the movie Titanic. These sconces are fascinating transitional pieces, notice the Victorian style bases and the Machine Age Design styled deflectors.

2 thoughts on “Design Detail…Light Fixtures

    1. Albert Post author

      Hi John,
      Thank you, I agree they are gorgeous. The laurel leaf ring that holds the deflector is a unique feature. They are from early turn of the century, 1910ish.

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