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Lantern

Description

In the shape of a lighthouse, it has a pierced conical top with a hanging loop. It has a octagonal molded glass shade, and a pierced metal base. It has been electrified - though it still has a pewter collared glass font in the base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
molding (forming)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Glass
glass (material)
LANTERN
lanterns (lighting devices)
Molded
molding (forming)
Pewter
pewter (tin alloy)
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
12 (H), 5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.113
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
11906

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