The Metropolitan Wall Sconce

Price: $7,000.00 Members: $6,300.00

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Description

The Metropolitan Wall Sconce

These beautiful wall sconces, designed by Hans Harald Rath of J. & L. Lobmeyr, Vienna, are reproductions of the original sconces given to the Met in 1966 as a gift by the Austrian government. Light reflects brilliantly through the hand-cut clusters of Swarovski crystals.

  • Dimensions: W: 7-7/8” (20 cm), H: 15-3/4” (40 cm)
  • Weight: 6.6 lb. (3 kg)
  • Material: Nickel-plated brass and hand-cut faceted crystals
  • Max. wattage: 180 W

For additional information about purchasing a Metropolitan Wall Sconce, please contact the Met Opera Shop at (212) 799-3100 Extension 2399 or email: lightinginfo@metopera.org.

This item is excluded from all promotional discounts.


 

History

Sputniks

The Metropolitan Opera’s starburst chandeliers have been a beloved fixture of the opera house at Lincoln Center since it opened in 1966.  Dubbed “sputniks” after the Russian spacecraft, they reflect light brilliantly through clusters of Swarovski crystals.

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