Pair of Large Louis XVI Style Verdigris Bronze Hanging Lanterns


of cylindrical form hung with ribbon-tied swags and tassels above balustrades and suspended from scrolling brackets with urn finials.

Height 83 cm (32.75 inches) excluding chain
Diameter 40 cm (15.75 inches)
Early 20th Century

The design based on the lantern produced for Marie Antoinette at Petit Trianon in the grounds of Versailles. The original in gilt bronze still hangs in the Antechamber and is illustrated here.

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