Cape Cod – Chatham – Boston – Maine – Rhode Island – Vermont. The 18th century produced many variations on the traditional and historic New England Barn Sconce. Heirloom-quality designs for the New England Barn Sconce were originally crafted entirely by hand out of copper and brass.
The 17th, 18th and 19th century styled New England Barn Sconce, of which there are many similar styles for this hefty outdoor lantern, was given great care in regards to the details. The straight lines of the outdoor lantern cage, along with the softly rounded roofline, the top yoke and, of course, the traditional reflector plate behind the (originally candle-lit) candle sockets, evoke a time when horse drawn carriages transported neighbors coming to call for high tea and good conversation.
Historically -inspired yet simple in line and architecture, the New England Barn Sconce is the type of lantern that looks beautiful on many types of homes, from English Tudor to Tuscan-inspired structures.
Outdoor exterior New England Barn Sconces can add beauty, illumination and value to your home! See the Exterior Lighting page on our customlightstyles website for more examples.
It is a good idea to enlist the strengths of a lighting designer and manufacturer who knows how to properly scale a New England Barn Sconce precisely to a home’s entryway, garage area or when lighting pathways. For someone who knows exactly what you need in terms of a New England Barn Sconce, call Mary Lu Hunt at 707-547-9909 – she’ll design the perfect New England Barn Sconce that will enhance your home without emptying your wallet. www.customlightstyles.com