Lantern

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1830-1860

GUSN

GUSN-11359

Description

Of lighthouse form, with a conical tin top with a hanging ring on the diamond and star pattern. It has a pierced collar over a tapering uncolored glass body and a pierced star pattern tin base fitted with a whale's oil burner, the glass shade has thick roll at the lip and base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lanterns (lighting devices)
glass (material)
tin (metal)
lozenges
stars
Glass
Tin
Diamond
Evening Star
LANTERN

Pattern

Diamond

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

11 (H), 3.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1694