Electrified girandole

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-290506

Description

Electrified lamp with square marble base, vase-shaped molded brass pedestal with acathus leaves. Mold-blown glass globe with everted scalloped lip, etched design of grapevine and flowers, frosted around neck. Stars on prisms.

Details

Descriptive Terms

electric lamps (lighting device forms)
blown glass
brass (alloy)
marble (rock)
Lamp, Electric

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

22 1/4 x 5 (HxW), 8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.329