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1971.495AB (RS31036)

Description

Cylindrical brass plinth rests on three paw feet, cylindrical porcelain body, everted rim, medium blue ground decorated with floral sprays and butterflies, brass cover has a stamped design of bosses connected by foliate L and S scrolls; originally fitted for kerosene, presently converted to electricity; shade covered in cream colored silk.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1881
Inscriptions
""P.E.G. stamped on base.""
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
porcelain
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
LAMP
lamps (lighting devices)
porcelain
Porcelain
Wedding
weddings
Dimensions
14.125 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.495AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5091

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