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Lantern

1998.4710 (RS24019)

Description

Hanging hall lantern with glass smoke bell; black painted cube-like frame with top larger than bottom; glass windows on four sides; open ring forms center of base; top corners with molded ram faces; four chains at four corners connect just under circular smoke bell which attaches to single chain.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
casting (process)
glass (material)
iron (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
aegricanes
casting (process)
Glass
glass (material)
Iron
iron (metal)
Lantern
lanterns (lighting devices)
Ram Head
Slip Cast
Dimensions
23 x 13 x 13 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4710
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
22988

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