A French Chateau Lantern
Reference No: MMI
A French Directoire style gilt tole work and hand-blown glass Chateau lantern, the brass canopy with its 'chimney' top is fitted with an internal reflector plate and four catches that enable the lanterns to be opened for cleaning and changing the light bulb. The inverted glass bell is fitted with a turned brass finial. Note the trapped air bubbles and the “wobbles” in the hand-blown glass.
Condition report: In excellent condition, requiring re-wiring to Australian safety standards.
Dimensions: Height 60 cm plus required length of chain.