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Lantern base

2000.1769 (RS221055)

Description

Cast iron and brass lantern base that would raise candle as it burned.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"PAT MAY 10 64 / OCT 31 65 / SEPT 8 68" (stamped)
Material
brass (alloy)
cast iron
Object type
Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
candle lamps
cast iron
Lantern
Lantern, Candle
Dimensions
9 3/4 x 5 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2000.1769
Credit Line
Gift of C. Malcom Watkins
GUSN
309099

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