Lantern

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1868-1925

GUSN

GUSN-5268

Description

Held from ceiling by ring turned shaft; central ring has three chains hanging from it which support glass chimney; rings are attached to glass via an S-shaped brass bird's neck which clips over the lip of the glass; a brass band beneath lip has Greek key motif; chimney tapers at base where same brass Greek key motif terminates body; molded sunflower base with urn-shaped finial at center.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lanterns (lighting devices)
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
key pattern
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Glass
Brass
Greek Key
Sunflower
LANTERN

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

17 (H), 3.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.631