Additional Information: Rare hanging lantern with a single candle socket and 2 tier
graduated circular pierced chimney with carrying ring above a tubular frame joining
glazed panels. It rests on conical feet. The hinged door retains its original wire latch.
Early American Candle Lantern, Wood Frame, Glazed, Tin Socket & Drip Pan Date/Period: 1825-1840
Material: White walnut (butternut), tinned sheet iron, glass
Condition: Very good, original glass and surface; two small trivial losses to glass at top
that do not distract. Dry patina; displays beautifully.
Additional Information: A barn/privy lantern displaying a great surface…the wire bail
handle centering pierced chimney vent under the domed sheet iron heat/spark shield;
chamfered top edges, projecting molded base …the chamfered corner posts are
mortised top and bottom and are secured by iron pins. The door with canted edges is of
mortise, tenon and wood peg joinery; door hangs from original butt hinges A most
interesting removeable single sheet iron candle socket having an integral waisted drip
pan is within [made like a peg lamp post].
Dome Top Candle Lantern Date/Period: Early 19th Century
Measurement: 13.25” x 7.25” x 5.75”
Condition: Very good, a small dimple to base of door mentioned for accuracy
Additional Information: New England, glazed, ribbed, pierced and chisel cut.
Demilune back with finely made door, handle with rolled edges. The glazed panel in
front lifts to access a single candle socket with clinched tabs
Folds flat, spring loaded candle tube serves as handle; can be hung from chain, there is a flat belt hook on solid side
suggesting a camper’s lantern. The japanned surface and mica windows remain in good condition. (7.5" x 3.5")
A related lamp was patented March 31,1885 by J.H.J. Ronner; Folding Torch Candle Lantern dated March 31,
1885, US Patent Number 314,725
Antique Candle Lantern, New England Date/Period: Circa 1800-1835 - SOLD
Condition: Fine original condition, very good patina
Additional Information: Two-tier pierced chimney; carrying ring above crimped
dome…tapered and pierced top section on domed shoulder above lower pierced
chimney section above square glazed case featuring columnar corners continuing to
pewter ball feet…the tops with conforming finials; single candle socket with ejection slit
is tabbed. Three lights retaining original glass; the sheet iron door having wire
reinforced rolled edges is hung from fabulous, tapered sheet iron hinges conforming to
tubular corner posts. The door is strengthened and ornaments by an embossed
rectangle, triple molded banding centering an “X” that fills center.
The base is pierced for drafting…the exceptional example was at onetime electrified as
evidenced by a 3/8” piercing conforming to top piercing to facilitate wire (does not
distract). Fine construction, exceptional example.
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