A Classical Hall Lantern

Circa 1845
Attributed to Cornelius and Company

This large hexagonal lantern is presented in a dark patinated and painted finish. It is suspended from a gothic-shaped hook while the lantern staves are formed as curving vines terminating in tiny grape clusters. Each side is topped with a large stylized Prince of Wales’s plume and the base is decorated with rows of small cast flowers and leaves. Each pane is composed of a thick beveled, frosted, and cut rectangle of glass.

Bronze, tin, and glass
Height: 26”

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