Hall or staircase lantern by Unknown Artist

The lantern has fine neo-Classical ornament and is remarkable for the survival of its ruby glass borders in the six main panels.

Details

Medium:
Glass & gilt brass
Dimensions:
91.5 x 53.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,000 ( Total: £24,000)
Acquired in:
2004
Vendor:
Haughey Antiques

It also retains its chain and pulley mechanism, allowing for its height to be adjusted when a lamp or candle is required to be placed inside.

Provenance

Graham - Sterling family, Rednock House, Stirlingshire.

Venue details

Temple Newsam House Temple Newsam Estate, LEEDS West Yorkshire LS15 0AE 0113 336 7461 www.leeds.gov.uk/templenewsamhouse

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry is £5)

3 Nov 2015  12 Feb 2016
Pre-booked visits and tours only (see website to book)

13 Feb  30 Oct
Tue  Sun
10.30 am  5pm (last admission 4.15pm)

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