Authentic antique French Lanterne de Fortification. Attractively handcrafted brass parts having copper accents and hand cut glass screens. This lantern was originally used as fortress lantern and also as military post lantern used around late 1800, early 1900. It was built as oil burner or kerosene lamp and in the later period cleaned, polished and converted into electrical lamp having standard bulb fitting suitable to edison screw E27. It has visible hammered copper label of Dumont Paris, France made circa 1900. In very good working condition with normal traces of use, minor "hand cut" glass chips inner side (almost invisible from outside), some verdigris in places and other minor details commensurate to age, beautiful aging patina. Kindly refer to the pictures as integral part of the descriptions. A historical piece to multi functional table lamp, wall lamp, hang lamp or an accent lamp radiating ambiance to a charming space!
Height 16.75" (42.5 cm) Bracket Included, Lamp Height 13.20" (33.5 cm)
Width 8.65" (22 cm)
Depth 7.30" (18.5 cm)
Weight 6.40 lb (2.90 kg)
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This item can be viewed in our gallery: Antiques van Elsen - Bruges, Belgium.