This is a Nippon Sento Brass And Copper Red Fresnel Lens Oil Lantern . This lantern is in excellent condition. It was made by the Nippon Sento Co. LTD., in Yoshikawa, Japan. This company was founded in 1936. The Company’s line of business includes residential lighting fixtures.
This oil lantern is made of Copper, Brass, and Glass. The glass on the outside is a clear glass globe and inside is a red fresnel lens. It is in perfect condition with no chips or cracks. To get access to the oil reserve you unlatch the hinges on each side of the base and lift the outer housing. There is a small brass cone shape nodule to unscrew so you can fill the lantern.
This lantern would look great sitting or hanging anywhere. Especially on a desk or plug into a wall for a light on your end table.
This item can be hard wired to you can just about use it anywhere! So, if you are looking to add to your nautical collection, this lantern would be a great addition!
Height With Handle: 25.5″
Width: 10.5″ base
Fresnel glass: 5″ in length
Weight: 15 lbs.
Unwired currently. Further down you will have an option to have this lantern hard wired so you can use it as a light or keep it as it without wiring.
This light will be re-wired with all new UL-Listed parts, including a medium base socket and ground wire, that are rated for any voltage under 250 volts. We recommend using a standard base LED bulb / LED Edison bulb, which allows you to choose the bulb’s brightness to match your lighting area.