European Decorative Arts and Sculpture
Hall LanternMade in England, Europe
Designed by Thomas Chippendale, English, 1718 - 1779
1943-19-1Purchased with the Joseph E. Temple Fund, 1943
LabelThis lantern follows a model that was originally commissioned in wood by William, fifth earl of Dumfries, for Dumfries House, Ayrshire, Scotland. In 1762, Chippendale included an image of the lantern in the third edition of his book Gentleman and Cabinet Maker's Director.
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