French Bronze Gilt Versailles Lantern
A truly exceptional French octagonal finely cast bronze gilt ormolu lantern after the model from the Palace of Versailles. The lantern is surmounted with an impressive regal crown on a baluster shaped body and is adorned with Triton the demigod of the sea, acanthus leaves and seashells terminating to lions heads with a finial. There are 32 bevelled crystal glass panels with four internal lights. The lantern has been rewired and is in full working order.
Height - 42 inches
Width - 16 inches
Depth - 16 inches
Circa - 1890 - 1900