Louis XVI Style Hexagonal Ormolu Lantern

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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.
Details
In the Style Of
Louis XVI
Place of Origin
France
Date of Manufacture
Late 19th Century
Period
Late 19th Century
Materials and Techniques
Cast   Bronze
Ormolu
Condition
Excellent
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
61 in. H x 27 in. W x 27 in. D
155 cm H x 69 cm W x 69 cm D
Dealer Location
Dallas, TX
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
f86771706277867133fs
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