Sconce

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1867-1933

GUSN

GUSN-5968

Description

Oval shaped tin sheet has outward sloping sides; at bottom center, perpendicular to bottom is a "question mark" shaped handle arm with a scalloped circular crimped bobeche; inside is a C-shaped candle holder; punched in upper center is a hole for hanging; olive green front; black back; front appears to be "antiqued" with black paint; possibly repainted.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sconces
sheet metal
iron (metal)
tinning
Iron
Tinned
SCONCE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

11.875 x 8.625 x 5.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1060