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Back to Early 20th C. Design / January 19, 2019





Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000

Rare and early Favrile turtleback lantern, New York, ca. 1900
Leaded glass, patinated metal, single socket
Lantern only: 18" x 8", chain: 32" long
Originally intended to hang facing a painting or other piece of art for illumination.
Provenance: Private collection, New Jersey

Overall good original condition. Short, tight cracks to a few of the smaller glass tiles. Moderate flaking to original patina on leading. Rewired, replacement Tiffany-style chain.

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