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 fixture could easily be electrified. Etched mark: R. Ditmar, Wien/ Made in Austria.
Friedrich and Karl Rudolf Ditmar, R. (Vienna, founded c. 1839)
Width 7.5 Depth 7.5 Height 15 in.