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18th century tin cake-top with a cake-top chimney. What makes this early lantern special is that the glass inserts appear to be the bases of wine glass stems. A large glass piece is on the door, which has the original hasp and wire opener. On the each of the sides are two glass pieces. The back has a glass panel (it has a crack) and another glass piece. Single candle cup is cleated into the base. Double cake-top chimney and carrying ring. Original surface. Rare piece of lighting. Dimensions: each side is approx. 5.5",
height to top of lantern 8.5", height to top of cake-top 13", height to top of hanging loop 16".
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