Impressive C19th large Venetian tole hanging lantern; with original gilt and painted decoration; the flower bud finial supporting the circular hanging ring above the hexagonal domed roof surmounted by scroll pediments. The tapering body having a pierced frieze above the original glazed panels incorporating a door. Raised on a concave plinth with a glass base. The interior with a three branch light fitting. The wonderful original decoration showing appropriate signs of age with worn gilt and paint to simulate verdigris bronze.
Italian circa 1860
Good original condition
Dimensions (ins) 35.5 high to top of ring x 16.5 diameter