Description & Technical information

Note: The corona, smoke cowl and pendent four-way light fitting are of later date.
The design of the lantern is comparable to designs by Chippendale and Mayhew & Ince. A virtually identical lantern from the collection of the Duke of Norfolk was exhibited in ‘Country House Lighting 1660-1890’ at Temple Newsam, Yorkshire, England, in 1992.

Date:  1755
Period:  George II
Origin:  English
Medium: Brass, Glass
Dimensions: 106 x 59.5 cm (41³/₄ x 23³/₈ inches)
Literature: Jessica Rutherford, ‘Country House Lighting 1660-1890’, exhibition catalogue, Leeds, 1992, item 55.
Categories: Furniture