Hexagonal gilt-bronze Hall Lantern with glass smoke dish

Hexagonal gilt-bronze Hall Lantern with glass smoke dish

Hexagonal gilt-bronze Hall Lantern with glass smoke dish

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Hexagonal gilt-bronze Hall Lantern with glass smoke dish:
with glazed panels and an opening door, anthemion corner
pieces and ball finials; the scrolling struts rising to a top
‘smoke dish’; with suspended three-way interior chandelier.
Circa 1810 and restored.

Height:35"-89.0cm
Width:19"-49.5cm
Glossary Words

gilded, gilt

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

anthemion

A palmette motif in the form of a stylised honeysuckle, found on classical Greek buildings such as the Erechtheum, in Athens, and often used as part of neo-classical decoration.

finial

Ornament forming a finishing flourish.

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