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Wall Bracket for a Lamp

Wall Bracket for a Lamp

This bracket is fashioned to resemble the stem of a vine.Round flat hanging lamps, or polycandela, were lit by oil-filled glass vessels hung from the round holes in their designs. Paul the Silentiary in 563 des... more

Wall Bracket for a Lamp

Wall Bracket for a Lamp

Lamps provided light in churches, especially for the reading of the Gospels, sermons, and select texts and for the display of icons and relics.

Temple Bracket with a Devata Standing on a Hermit Sage

Temple Bracket with a Devata Standing on a Hermit Sage

South Asian temples were often conceived as the cosmic mountain abode of a god, and their exterior frequently inhabited by a profusion of auxiliary deities, including nature spirits. The lofty, multitiered wood... more

Bracket

Bracket

Attributed to India, Ahmadabad

Bracket

Bracket

Attributed to India

Nymph Playing a Horn (recto); Bracket with a Man's Head (verso)

Nymph Playing a Horn (recto); Bracket with a Man's Head (verso)

Design for a horizontal, rectangular panel decorated with foliage. In the middle an androgynous figure whose lower body consists of acanthus leaves is depicted playing a long, straight horn. On the verso a desi... more

Bracket

Bracket

Attributed to India, Ahmadabad

Bracket

Bracket

Attributed to India, Ahmadabad

Spit Bracket

Spit Bracket

Although Spanish, particularly Catalan, iron working had reached a level of great artistry by the late Middle Ages, many ordinary household objects continued to be wrought in the traditional and less refined fa... more

Bracket

Bracket

Hubert Gerhard (Netherlandish, 1540/50–1621, active Germany)

Bracket

Bracket

Hubert Gerhard (Netherlandish, 1540/50–1621, active Germany)

Bracket
Bracket

Bracket

Attributed to India, Ahmadabad

Bracket
Table or bracket clock

Table or bracket clock

Trained as a goldsmith, Edward East was a founding member of the London Clockmakers’ Company (1631). A rival of the Fromanteels both in business and politics, East, a royalist, was appointed clockmaker in 1660 ... more

Table or bracket clock

Table or bracket clock

This type of clock movement has a short pendulum, enabling the clock to be small enough to sit on a shelf or a bracket. The clock has an engraved back plate that was fashionable in late seventeenth-century Lond... more

Table or bracket clock

Table or bracket clock

This portable clock has a repeating mechanism allowing it to strike on the quarter hour and hour, a valuable feature in darkness. Except for special commissions, the cases of Tompion table clocks tended to be r... more

Angel sitting on a bracket

Angel sitting on a bracket

Formerly considered made in Peru; Probably made in Quito, Ecuador

Bracket
Bracket
Angel sitting on a bracket

Angel sitting on a bracket

Formerly considered made in Peru; Probably made in Quito, Ecuador

Bracket
Angel sitting on a bracket

Angel sitting on a bracket

Formerly considered made in Peru; Probably made in Quito, Ecuador

Bracket
Angel sitting on a bracket

Angel sitting on a bracket

Formerly considered made in Peru; Probably made in Quito, Ecuador

Bracket
Bracket
Angel sitting on a bracket

Angel sitting on a bracket

Formerly considered made in Peru; Probably made in Quito, Ecuador

Bracket

Bracket

Attributed to India, Ahmadabad

Angel sitting on a bracket

Angel sitting on a bracket

Formerly considered made in Peru; Probably made in Quito, Ecuador

Angel sitting on a bracket

Angel sitting on a bracket

Formerly considered made in Peru; Probably made in Quito, Ecuador

Angel sitting on a bracket

Angel sitting on a bracket

Formerly considered made in Peru; Probably made in Quito, Ecuador

Bracket
Bracket

Bracket

Attributed to India, Ahmadabad

Bracket
Angel sitting on a bracket

Angel sitting on a bracket

Formerly considered made in Peru; Probably made in Quito, Ecuador

Bracket
Angel sitting on a bracket

Angel sitting on a bracket

Formerly considered made in Peru; Probably made in Quito, Ecuador

Bracket
Angel sitting on a bracket

Angel sitting on a bracket

Formerly considered made in Peru; Probably made in Quito, Ecuador

Table or bracket clock

Table or bracket clock

Clockmaker: Joseph Windmills (British, freeman of Clockmakers' Company 1671, master 1702–23)

Design for a plasterwork bracket

Design for a plasterwork bracket

Anonymous, Italian, 18th century

Bracket
Bracket
Angel sitting on a bracket

Angel sitting on a bracket

Formerly considered made in Peru; Probably made in Quito, Ecuador

Bracket
Miniature wall bracket

Miniature wall bracket

David Clayton (British, active 1689)

Table or bracket clock

Table or bracket clock

The eight-day movement of this clock has a verge escapement, a halfseconds-beating pendulum, and rack-and-pinion striking, and it strikes hours. It is unusual for its large size and for the thickness of its bra... more

Table or bracket clock with calendar

Table or bracket clock with calendar

Daniel Delander was the most distinguished member of a long-active family of London clockmakers. Apprenticed in 1692 to Charles Halstead, he later became a journeyman assistant in the workshop of Thomas Tompion... more

Wall bracket (one of a pair)

Wall bracket (one of a pair)

Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)

Wall bracket (one of a pair)

Wall bracket (one of a pair)

Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)

Bracket
Bracket
Bracket
Wall bracket

Wall bracket

Derby Porcelain Manufactory (British, 1751–1785)

Bracket clock

Bracket clock

Clockmaker: John Fordham

Wall Bracket

Wall Bracket

Made in United States

Wall Bracket

Wall Bracket

Made in United States

Table or bracket clock

Table or bracket clock

Clockmaker: Christopher Pinchbeck II (British, died 1783)

Two Views of a Bracket

Two Views of a Bracket

Richard de Lalonde (French, active Paris, 1780–90)

Table or bracket clock

Table or bracket clock

Clockmaker: James Tregent

Musical bracket or table clock

Musical bracket or table clock

Clockmaker: Eardley Norton

Balloon bracket clock

Balloon bracket clock

Clockmaker: Savory

Two-light wall bracket

Two-light wall bracket

The bracket, which depicts a lion triumphant over a tiger, may have been made to commemorate the British victory over Tipu Sultan, the "Tiger of Mysore," in the battle of Srirangapattana in 1799. The Persian em... more

Bracket Clock

Bracket Clock

Stephen Van Wyck Made in New York, New York, United States

Metal Bracket Design

Metal Bracket Design

Anonymous, British, 19th century

Metal Bracket Supporting a Street lamp, St. Honoré
Design for a Bracket and Rod for Drapery

Design for a Bracket and Rod for Drapery

Anonymous, British, 19th century

Metal Bracket, Rue de Grenelle, St. Honoré

Metal Bracket, Rue de Grenelle, St. Honoré

Anonymous, British, 19th century

Two-light wall bracket

Two-light wall bracket

This crowned and bearded mask of an old man bears an inventory number from the Palais des Tuileries. One of a pair, the wall sconce was, according to an 1833 inventory, in the pavillon de la conciergerie in the... more

Wall Bracket

Wall Bracket

Possibly made in England; Possibly made in United States