Lantern

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1900-1991

GUSN

GUSN-10338

Description

Arced wire handle and cage around glass bulb with pierced canister base inscribed on bottom; pierced hat-shaped top

Details

Descriptive Terms

lanterns (lighting devices)
cloth
glass (material)
metal
molding (forming)
nailing
piercing
turning (shaping process)
wire
wood (plant material)
Unidentified Metal
Turned
Nailed
Wire
Glass
Cloth
Molded
Pierced
LANTERN

Inscription

Embossed on 1) edge of top and top 2) on glass 3) bottom of base: 1) B & ORR; Handlan/ St. Louis, U.S.A. 2) Handlan/ Patented/ [numbers in left column:] 3-4-13/ 5-18-15/ 1-31-22/ 12-18-23/ 5-5-25; [right column:] 4-24 28/ 7-10-28 [below} St. Louis, U.S.A. 3) K [in circle]

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

14.5 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth McAfoose

Accession Number

1995.372

Places

Missouri (United States)