Welcome to our online showroom of lanterns!
Here you will find a wide variety of handcrafted lighting including wall lanterns, post lanterns, hanging lanterns, sconces, landscape lights, chandeliers , nautical lanterns, oil lamps, and landscape lighting, as well as solid western red cedar lampposts.
Most of our lighting is handcrafted in solid brass or solid copper with a choice of finishes for all lanterns – raw brass, antique brass, dark antique brass, dark brass, raw copper, antique copper, and verdigris. All finishes will naturally patina over time. We do not recommend painting fixtures. We also have many glass options which include clear glass, optic glass, clear seedy glass, and seedy marine glass.
We have added a line of lighting (Made in Vermont) that is available in Coastal Outdoor Finishes. Each of these finishes has been extensively tested in a salt spray chamber, and these finishes may be used on a home’s exterior within 20 miles of the coast.
Cape Cod Lanterns™, also known as S. Wilder & Co., is located in North Chatham, Massachusetts on Cape Cod, and is one of the oldest continuously operating businesses in the Commonwealth. S. Wilder & Co. has been in business since 1836, and reproduces authentic lantern designs. Our lanterns are made by hand just as the original lighting was, and may be customized to suit individual tastes or needs.
August 4, 2008
Debbie, I tried to leave you a message, but your machine cut me off while I was explaining how excited I am w/ my new lights. I can not wait for the project to be far enough along to open all of the boxes and install the beautiful lanterns. Presently I never use my outside lights, but these I will turn on all the time to simply admire your husband’s beautiful work. I hope to replace all of my existing lights w/ more of these when my current project is done. Thank you again. I am truly thrilled.
Enjoy the rest of your summer,