A pair of French seond half of the 19th century silver-plated brass and copper coaching lanterns  one with reverse bearing label 'A. Mairet, Ancienne Maison Diet Rich, Paris'
Lot 198
A pair of French seond half of the 19th century silver-plated brass and copper coaching lanterns
Sold for £7,500 (US$ 12,594) inc. premium
Lot Details
A pair of French seond half of the 19th century silver-plated brass and copper coaching lanterns
capped by a three-tier ventilating chimney decorated with floral swags and a sunflower, the cylindrical body fitted with an iron candleholder before a concave reflector backplate, and having a glazed door between glazed sides, above a stem decorated with floral motifs, and terminating in a ball knop, one with reverse bearing label A. Mairet, Ancienne Maison Diet Rich, Paris, later converted for electricity, later brackets to reverse, 74cm high, (29" high) (2)

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  • Provenance: Sold Christie's, 4th April 2001, Lot 221 for £6,815.
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