19th century French gilt bronze lantern

19th century French gilt bronze lantern

Code: 10292


W: 34cm (13.4")H: 65cm (25.6")


An impressive light for your entrance hall, a real statement piece.

This large French antique hall or chateau lantern of tapering hexagonal form that has a beautiful patination of verdigris and is in the Louis XV style. The glazed main body has a small door to maintain the bulb within. Decorated with acanthus leaves, scrolling and grotesques to ward off evil as was the belief. A hugely decorative piece

Condition commensurate with age and use. This lantern has recently been restored .