Rare Late 17th Century Dutch Antique Toleware and Brass Hand Lantern, Circa 1680


Rare Late 17th Century Dutch Antique Toleware and Brass Hand Lantern, Circa 1680



Simply the best period hand lantern we have ever acquired!

Constructed from toleware with applied brass decoration, lobbed canopy and leather-bound carry handle, the candle aperture, with a single candle sconce which, rotates to become closed.

Dutch origin. Late 17thC, circa 1680.

Clearly made for a wealthy individual given the quality of workmanship and materials used with this piece.

Condition – as per the images. Some surface wear is commensurate with age. There are some traces of metal polish residue to the outer surface which has built up over time. A further detailed condition report is available upon request.

Size: Height 27 cm (10 1/2″) x Diameter (Canopy) 14.5 cm (5 3/4″) / Diameter (Base) 10.5 cm (4 1/10″) / With including carry handle 20 cm (8″)

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