Made by Tung Woo of Hong Kong, this beautiful vintage copper & brass 'STARBOARD' Chinese marine lantern is exquisitely detailed with a wonderful Verdigris patina.
With a hinged opening vented lid, this lantern would have contained a small oil lamp and formed part of the navigation lights of a small fishing vessel or coastal trader on Hong Kong Harbour or plying the fishing grounds of the South China Sea
This wonderful vintage heirloom display would be perfect for a restored traditional wooden yacht or simply pride of place on a bookshelf or entrance hall table.
The Tung Woo vintage lantern could also be easily retro-fitted with a 12 or 240v internal light and mounted on a small wooden tripod as a sensational study, bedroom or lounge-room decorator item.
This vintage copper & brass lantern is available as a single item or part of a matching 'Port & Starboard' marine lanterns.