19th century Nautical Lantern

19th century Nautical Lantern

Code: 10199


H: 47cm (18.5")Di: 27cm (10.6")


An absolute antique gem this most interesting and decorative nautical lantern. Dating from the mid 19th century approximately this is an excellent unique example of coastal folk art, a fusion of stained glass skill and lantern maker craftsmanship  . Possibly commissioned for a seamans misson or church it is illuminated by a single candle. This piece is sure to add a visiual character to your home or business abode.

Condition commensurate with age and use. Some cracks to the stained glass also rear door missing.