Of all the lighting options out there, wall sconces have the longest history. From caves to castles to condos, ambient light has been a staple of most homes for centuries. Starting out as flaming torches and evolving into safer, candle-lit fixtures in medieval castles that had little natural light, wall sconces brighten dark corners and long hallways providing safe passage and a pleasant glow.
Wall sconces are a logical choice for spots where a pendant or floor lamp would be too obtrusive. Closets, hallways, and bathrooms are all perfect places for a touch of light. Sconces are also a nice alternative to angle shades for highlighting artwork, a menu, or other signboard.
Our line of Vintage Wall Sconces captures a turn-of-the-century lighting style that was popular in most Victorian and Art Nouveau homes. This line of wall sconces offers stylish functionality with traditional finish options. The Magnolia Sconce, shown here, is a customer favorite for its classic look and timeless charm. A decorative paddle switch on the neck of this lamp allows it to be turned on or off easily. Traditional finish options of aged brass, old bronze, or two nickel finishes ensure the Magnolia’s popularity and grace for years to come.
A similar look can also be had with the Torrington Sconce which features a wavy shade much like our Radial Wave Sconce. Or check out some of the newest additions to the vintage line in the Coastal Carolina Collection. This collection of vintage sconces includes the rugged Brunswick Sconce which has loads of industrial details and the unique Chesapeake Bay Mirrored Gooseneck Sconce. Crafted from hand-worked iron, this sconce throws plenty of light thanks to the mirrored panels on the face of the shade which reflect light at different angles. All of our vintage sconces have even more style with the addition of a Nostalgic Edison Style light bulb!