This Elstead St James 1 light solid brass outdoor wall lantern in verdigris finish is rated IP44 and handmade using original designs dating from the pre-Georgian era. Part of the Olde England collection of garden lights, crafted from solid brass and treated to create the finish.
Flush to the wall mount and tapered half lantern, with deep curved beveled top resembling an older style police helmet and clear glass lantern panels. The verdigris back plate gives a warm and inviting reflective light from the single lamp bulb.
The term verdigris refers to the natural tarnishing of brass, bronze and copper metals which have been exposed to the elements over long periods of time. The colours vary according to how extreme each part of the metal has been affected and results in partial coverage.
These quality lanterns re-create the aged appearance of solid brass lanterns, resulting in brand new models looking a hundred years old…. Rustic charm at it’s best! Shown here fitted with a vintage filament lamp that is not included but can be purchased separately by following this link. Also available in solid aged brass; please see below.
If you are searching for a period outdoor lantern, this fitting should be considered. Fully weatherproof and supplied with a manufacturer’s limited lifetime anti corrosion warranty, which relates to the corrosion of finishes on lights like this one. Locations within 5 miles of the coast are excluded.
Exterior fittings must have an IP (Ingress Protection) rating which indicates the fittings ability to prevent solids and liquids penetrating the enclosure. The higher the number, the greater the protection. The minimum rating for an outside light exposed to the weather is IP23. This fitting is rated IP44.
This exterior light is supplied by Elstead Lighting, a British company that specialise in the manufacture and distribution of quality decorative lighting such as the St James 1 light solid brass outdoor wall lantern in verdigris finish and rated IP44 you see here.