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Sconce

1971.1060 (RS118003)

Description

Oval shaped tin sheet has outward sloping sides; at bottom center, perpendicular to bottom is a "question mark" shaped handle arm with a scalloped circular crimped bobeche; inside is a C-shaped candle holder; punched in upper center is a hole for hanging; olive green front; black back; front appears to be "antiqued" with black paint; possibly repainted.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1867-1933
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
iron (metal)
sheet metal
tinning
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Iron
iron (metal)
SCONCE
sconces
sheet metal
Tinned
tinning
Dimensions
11.875 x 8.625 x 5.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1060
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5968

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