Lantern

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-22988

Description

Hanging hall lantern with glass smoke bell; black painted cube-like frame with top larger than bottom; glass windows on four sides; open ring forms center of base; top corners with molded ram faces; four chains at four corners connect just under circular smoke bell which attaches to single chain.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lanterns (lighting devices)
casting (process)
glass (material)
iron (metal)
aegricanes
Iron
Glass
Slip Cast
Ram Head
Lantern

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

23 x 13 x 13 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4710