Hanging Candle Lantern

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-4536

Description

Stepped circular base with candle socket at center; wire framework attached at opposite sides, crossing at top to form loop handle with attached chain and ring for hanging; base painted green with pink floral decoration at base; cylindrical glass shade.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lanterns (lighting devices)
hanging lamps
glass (material)
tin (metal)
Tin
Glass
LANTERN

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

10.375 (H), 4.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.744.2AB