18th century French hexagonal copper and iron exterior oil lantern

c. 1790     

An example of the earliest form of exterior oil lantern, dating from the end of the 18thcentury into the early 19th century.

This example c. 1790, is now mounted on an iron bracket c.1870    

lantern is 85 cm high (body 61) x 57 diam, (with bracket straightened 115 high x 115 cm protrusion approx)