Antique ship's candle lantern, watch lamp.


Antique ship's watch lantern. Constructed from brass with three glazed panels, swing carry handle with wooden bail grip. Hinged side door access panel, hinged dome shaped chimney top, This example has a candle tray for illumination. Complete with silvered reflector.

This type of ship's watch lantern would have been used by crew members, whilst they were 'on watch' and carrying out the ships inspection and safety rounds. Height to top of chimney 13 inches / 33 cm, Height including handle 17 inches / 43 cm.