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Hanging lamp

Description

Six-sided metal and frosted glass electrified hanging lantern. Alternate panes of glass with snowflake and lattice design. Molded plumes at corners and feet; Metal (tin?) painted red.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
glass (material)
paint (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Chandelier
chandeliers (hanging lights)
glass (material)
paint (coating)
Probably tin (metal)
Dimensions
10 3/8 x 7 3/4 x 7 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.362
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
286774

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