Lantern

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-11906

Description

In the shape of a lighthouse, it has a pierced conical top with a hanging loop. It has a octagonal molded glass shade, and a pierced metal base. It has been electrified - though it still has a pewter collared glass font in the base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lanterns (lighting devices)
glass (material)
molding (forming)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Tin
Glass
Pewter
Molded
LANTERN

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

12 (H), 5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.113