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Hanging Lantern

1977.611 (RS116932)

Description

Square box-shaped body of painted black tin framing two amber and two red transparent glass panes; top edge and side edges decorated with applied zig-zag and scroll-shaped bands; one side hinged as door; pyramidal top surmounted by ring for hanging; four ball feet; tin and brass burner socket with shaped glass chimney inside.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1895-1950
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
sheet metal
tinning
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Glass
glass (material)
hanging lamps
LANTERN
lanterns (lighting devices)
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
sheet metal
Tinned
tinning
Unidentified Metal
Dimensions
13.25 x 5.75 x 5.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.611
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4309

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