Hanging lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-286774

Description

Six-sided metal and frosted glass electrified hanging lantern. Alternate panes of glass with snowflake and lattice design. Molded plumes at corners and feet; Metal (tin?) painted red.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chandeliers (hanging lights)
glass (material)
tin (metal)
paint (coating)
Chandelier

Associated Building

Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

10 3/8 x 7 3/4 x 7 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.362