Sconce

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1795-1808

GUSN

GUSN-5120

Description

Circular plate affixed to wall; projecting S-shaped arm with ring at end which holds b. original U-shaped glass hurricane shade; silver plated brass candlesocket with inverted bell-shaped pendant.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sconces
brass (alloy)
silver (metal)
plate (material)
Silver
Brass
SCONCE

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.470.1AB