Austrian Export R. Ditmar Glass Hanging Hall Light

Austrian Export R. Ditmar Glass Hanging Hall Light

Ref: F-40-0009
Friedrich and Karl Rudolf Ditmar, R. (Vienna, founded c. 1839)

Made for the English market in Colonial India, this antique hall lantern or hundi features a clear blown glass bell with glass terminal, all suspended by a metal collar, chains and glass smoke cap. Originally used for candles, this light fixture could easily be electrified. Etched mark: R. Ditmar, Wien/ Made in Austria.  

19th century
W 9 D 9 H 15 in.
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