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A molded arched handle over a hexagonal-shaped top with an open back on a box with a oblong back and a three sided front. The front three panels are pierced and have a glazed arched opening; the sides have circular holes filled with perforated sheet iron. It has a conforming plate with a ring that opens from the back to the interior; and a square tin oil lamp with a ring handle that fits into a tin frame under a panelled circular shade.
lanterns (lighting devices)
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),
9 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 12 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little