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A Large Louis XVI Style Gilt-Bronze Cylindrical Four-Light Lantern

FRANCE, Circa 1880

REF No. B74550

dimensions

Height :118 cm | 46¹/₂ in
Diameter :55 cm | 21⁵/₈ in

description

A Large Louis XVI Style Gilt-Bronze Cylindrical Four-Light Lantern.

This large lantern is of cylindrical form with four ribbed uprights supporting a frame with beaded swags and ribbons and surmounted by ostrich-plume finials.

Originally fitted for gas the lantern has now been wired for electricity.

French, Circa 1880. 

literature

Verlet, Pierre, 'Les Bronzes Dorés Francais du XVIIIe Siècle', Picard, Paris, 1987; p. 96

A Large Louis XVI Style Gilt-Bronze Cylindrical Four-Light Lantern







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