The 18" wide x 50" tall Gothic Column Lamp is a large lamp top on post designed to sit atop a column or newel post . The item features details with spires, scrolls and archways surrounding the glass light enclosure. The design is architecturally pleasing for many styles of Mediterranean, traditional and western style homes . The item is suitable for exterior use as it is cast 100% in aluminum. The finish is a hand applied antique gold finish with hand brushed accent tones defining the detail and comes with a 2 year manufacturers warranty against defects to the frame or finish. Aluminum is the preferred metal for outdoor use . The item is wired for direct connection to a standard electrical junction box and all wiring and light components are UL listed. Bulb is not included but the light uses a standard E27/26 bulb up to 60 watts. Consider combining with our other Gothic outdoor collection for a more complete themed design application. All outdoor products require maintenance depending on the environment.