Pair of exceptionally large antique copper lanterns by W. Parkinson & Co

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Pair of exceptionally large antique copper lanterns by W. Parkinson & Co

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Pair of exceptionally large antique copper lanterns by W. Parkinson & Co. (Circa 1860). Bearing the original trade label, London & Birmingham.

These attractive verdigris lanterns were originally fitted for oil/gas for use in the mid- to late- 19th century. They have been re-glazed, their condition is commensurate with age, and are suitable for internal or external use, either fixed or hanging.

BHA 1009

H: 100 cm.
W: 48 cm.
D: 48 cm.

£2950.00

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Pair of exceptionally large antique copper lanterns by W. Parkinson & Co. (Circa 1860). Bearing the original trade label, London & Birmingham.

These attractive verdigris lanterns were originally fitted for oil/gas for use in the mid- to late- 19th century. They have been re-glazed, their condition is commensurate with age, and are suitable for internal or external use, either fixed or hanging.

BHA 1009

H: 100 cm.
W: 48 cm.
D: 48 cm.

Ref:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parkinson
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gas_lighting
www.gracesguide.co.uk/W._Parkinson and_Co

Verdigris refers to the natural patina formed when copper, brass or bronze is weathered and exposed to the air.

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