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Lantern

Description

Of lighthouse form, with a conical tin top with a hanging ring on the diamond and star pattern. It has a pierced collar over a tapering uncolored glass body and a pierced star pattern tin base fitted with a whale's oil burner, the glass shade has thick roll at the lip and base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1860
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Diamond
Evening Star
Glass
glass (material)
LANTERN
lanterns (lighting devices)
lozenges
stars
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
11 (H), 3.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1694
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11359

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Diamond

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