Hanging Hall Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1807

GUSN

GUSN-5227

Description

Hanging hall lamp with glass shade. Lamp has a central cast brass candle socket [A] depicting a circular pierced cluster of leaves with a central pendant. Glass shade [B] is bell-shaped with an etched grape and floral design. Stamped foliate designs on brass bands at base and rim. Shade has three s-shaped foliate hooks that attach to bell and chains [C]. Three chains flank a hemispherically shaped reservoir with a Greek key band at top. Above this is a foliage cluster and a bell-shaped section where the fixture affixes to the ceiling.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hanging lamps
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
etching (printing process)
Lamp
Floral
Greek Key
Lamp

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1971.593ABC

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2.875 (H), 3.125 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.593A-C