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Lantern

1971.631 (RS116266)

Description

Held from ceiling by ring turned shaft; central ring has three chains hanging from it which support glass chimney; rings are attached to glass via an S-shaped brass bird's neck which clips over the lip of the glass; a brass band beneath lip has Greek key motif; chimney tapers at base where same brass Greek key motif terminates body; molded sunflower base with urn-shaped finial at center.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1925
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Glass
glass (material)
Greek Key
key pattern
LANTERN
lanterns (lighting devices)
Sunflower
Dimensions
17 (H), 3.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.631
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5268

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