Antique Viking Longboat Ship Cast Iron Chandelier with Horse Head and Shields


Handsome and unusual cast iron eight light chandelier in the shape of a Viking longboat or ship with a horse head, horse tail, warrior shields, chain and anchor details. It is in wonderful antique condition. The cast iron has a natural patina that is simply splendid. The gilded shields too have their own great age patina consisting of missing gilding and dings. The candles are original but in great condition and can be replace if you wish. The fixture has been rewired and is ready to hang. Please see photos. Circa 1930s-1950s.


  • O/A Length from Ceiling Currently – 24 Inches
  • (But chain can be added to make it any length needed)
  • O/A Width – 45.25 Inches
  • O/A Depth – 19 Inches
  • Size of Ceiling Canopy – 6.5 D X 1 H Inches
  • Size of Anchor – 10.25 H x 7 W x 1.5 D Inches
  • Size of Chandelier Body (w/o candles) – 7.5 H x 45.25 W x 17 D Inches
  • Weight – 28.4 Pounds


Boxed Size:

  • Height – 23 Inches
  • Width – 51 Inches
  • Depth – 25 Inches
  • Weight – 45 Pounds