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Hanging lamp

1998.238 (RS23636)

Description

Hanging hall lantern, black brass w/ frosted and etched globe and clear glass smoke bell; 3 brass chains connecting smoke bell to globe; see diagram on worksheet for globe decoration.

Details

Maker
New England Glass Co. (Maker)
Date
1830-1840
Location of origin
Cambridge, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
Object type
Lighting Device
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
candle lamps
Glass
glass (material)
hanging lamps
LANTERN, CANDLE
Leaf
vine scrolls
Dimensions
27 (H), 9.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.238
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19890

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