Clear glass Bell Lantern with inner three-way Chandelier

Clear glass Bell Lantern with inner three-way Chandelier

Clear glass Bell Lantern with inner three-way Chandelier

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Clear glass Bell Lantern with inner three-way Chandelier:
the gilded-brass band with ‘sea-scroll’ decoration and gilt pointed finial; suspended by three chains to domed glass smoke
dish above. After the early 19th Century design.

Height:24"-61.0cm
Width:11"-28.0cm

Bell lantern

A type of late 19th century glass lantern, usually suspended on three chains to a top glass smoke dish. Many were made in Belgium and exported to India. See hundi and Cristalleries du Val St- Lambert.

gilded, gilt

A very thin layer of gold applied to brass or bronze.

finial

Ornament forming a finishing flourish.

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