The Hoyt is proof that Victorian lighting can be both decorative and understated. The closest it gets to opulent detail is in its detailed cast (and inoperable) gas keys. The curve and twirl of its slender arms make it a handsome addition to living rooms, dining rooms, and entryways.
Reflecting the late-Victorian era when electricity was still newfangled (and notoriously unreliable), gas-style fixtures were dependable household standards. Nowadays, they add a touch of historical elegance to any room.