Decorated Folk Art Wood Candle Lantern 19th Century
This 19th century very decorative wooden candle lantern has 4 glass sides one of which lifts to light the candle. The candle is held in a very unusual pincer (see photo). The decoration on the top, particularly the copper shield, is very unusual and attractive!! The sides have been carved in a bird's feet design.
Approximate Dimensions: Height to top of glass 9.75" to top of the shield 12 3/4", base is 5 1/2" square.
Condition: As found. No evidence of damage or repairs. Wear as expected from age & use (see photos).