Hanging Lantern

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1895-1950

GUSN

GUSN-4309

Description

Square box-shaped body of painted black tin framing two amber and two red transparent glass panes; top edge and side edges decorated with applied zig-zag and scroll-shaped bands; one side hinged as door; pyramidal top surmounted by ring for hanging; four ball feet; tin and brass burner socket with shaped glass chimney inside.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lanterns (lighting devices)
hanging lamps
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
sheet metal
tinning
scrolls (motifs)
Unidentified Metal
Glass
Brass
Tinned
Scroll
LANTERN

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

13.25 x 5.75 x 5.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.611