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18th century painted tole lantern used below deck on sailing ships long ago. Constructed with four windows and multiple wired guards, blown glass panes, hinged door and swing loop handle. This light was wired for electricity many years ago and we've replaced the old light fixture and wiring, adding an on/off switch on to the electric cord. A rare surviving 18th century lantern that can be used today as a table lantern or hung as a ceiling light in your nautical room and coastal home. The lantern measures 7 X 7 X 13 inches including wire guards but excluding the top loop handle.
Thank you for shopping at Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Art Gallery, dealers in authentic nautical maritime antiques, collectibles, maritime ship salvage and hardware. OUR STORE offers for sale exceptional, quality nautical furniture and furnishings, nautical lamps and lighting, marine instruments, model boats, nautical gifts and decor. We're everything nautical!
Skipjack’s Marine Art Gallery features exceptional works of art in various media representing artists from our region and as far away as New Zealand! Each artist that we show is chosen for their unique style of artwork, and has an artist page where you can preview their individual work. You can also browse art categorized by genre.
Please visit our online store again soon or if in the Hampton Roads (Tidewater) coastal region of Virginia, visit our marine gallery in historic Olde Towne Portsmouth. We're just a short distance from Virginia Beach, Colonial Williamsburg and the Outer Banks of North Carolina, and just across the river from downtown Norfolk. By boat, we're located at mile marker "0" of the Atlantic Intra-coastal Waterway!