Blue Painted and Giltwood Italian Lantern circa 1780-1819. Hand-carved three-sided Italian lantern with gilded decoration and glass paneled sides. Two available (see last picture). Sold individually and priced $7,400 each. Unwired.
Period: 18th century and earlier
Condition details: Wear consistent with age and use. Losses to finish. Originally served as processional lanterns.
Materials: Hand-carved and painted wood and giltwood, tole, glass and iron
Ref number: 1048B
Dimensions: H 34.25 in (only wooden part is H 28 in) x W 14.5 in x D 16.5 in (DM 16.5 in)