Aesthetic Movement copper Lantern with cylindrical yellow shade

Aesthetic Movement copper Lantern with cylindrical yellow shade

Aesthetic Movement copper Lantern with cylindrical yellow shade

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Aesthetic Movement copper Lantern with cylindrical yellow shade:
the wrythen glass shade of a deep yellow hue with spiral wave in the glass.
Circa 1860, originally for gas, now adapted for electric bulb.

Height:29"-74.0cm
Width:11"-28.0cm
Glossary Words

Aesthetic

The Aesthetic movement peaked in the 1870s in Britain, promoting 'Art for Art's sake'. Its patterns were influenced by mid-19th Century design reform and the Japanese. Motifs featured peacocks, sunflowers, cherry blossom and fans. Thomas Jekyll, Edwin Godwin, Walter Crane and Christopher Dresser were leading designers.

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