French Turn of the Century Iron and Glass Four-Lights Wired Lantern

A French Turn of the Century iron lantern from circa 1900 with four lights, glass panels and pierced canopy. This French Turn of the Century iron lantern, dating back to circa 1900, is a testament to the timeless elegance and craftsmanship of early 20th-century French design. The lantern features an iron tapering body, gracefully leading up to a canopy adorned with pierced motifs. These decorative cut-outs add a touch of artistry and allow for a captivating play of light and shadow when the lantern is lit. Encased within the iron framework are glass panels that secure the four lights, arranged around a central staff. These panels not only protect the lights but also enhance the lantern's antique charm, offering a clear view of the bulbs and their warm glow. The lantern boasts a nicely weathered patina, evidence of its age and history of use, which adds an authentic, vintage character to the piece. Having been expertly rewired for the US, this lantern combines historical beauty with modern functionality. It can serve as a distinctive lighting fixture in a variety of home settings. Whether hung in an entryway or in a kitchen, this lantern will not only illuminate the space but also serve as a focal point, adding a touch of French antiquity and sophistication to the decor. Ideal for those who appreciate historical pieces with a story to tell, this French iron lantern from the Turn of the Century is more than just a light fixture; it's a piece of art that brings the charm and elegance of early 20th-century France into the contemporary home.
Place of Origin: France
Period: 20th Century
Dimensions: 15.5" Diameter x 31"H
Inventory Number: MC2
Price: $2,950