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Louis XVI Style Hexagonal Ormolu Lantern


A large Louis XVI style six-light gilded bronze lantern, originally fitted for gas. Exceptional chaste castings and fine mercury gilding, the lantern composed of gentle S-curved upper and lower section supports with acanthus leaf scrolls. The body of the lantern with bay leaf mouldings and acanthus scrolls with oval, beveled glass panels. Six suspended candle branches composed of scrolling acanthus leaves with the original gilded bronze decorative gas-valve turncocks, supporting finely chaste and gilded bobeches and candle nozzles. Now wired for electricity. France, second half of the 19th century.


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  • Date of manufacture
    Late 19th Century
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 61 in. x W 27 in. x D 27 in.

    H 154.94 cm x W 68.58 cm x D 68.58 cm

  • Seller location
    Dallas, TX
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