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Lantern

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Chrome(?)-plated brass, frosted glass
DATES ca. 1935
DIMENSIONS 7 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. (19.1 x 9.5 x 9.5 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on bottom: "[centaur with bow] / CHASE / USA." Impressed on plastic knob: "[centaur with bow] / CHASE"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 1992.165.2
CREDIT LINE Gift of Denis Gallion and Daniel Morris
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Russel Wright (American, 1904-1976). Lantern, ca. 1935. Chrome(?)-plated brass, frosted glass, 7 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. (19.1 x 9.5 x 9.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Denis Gallion and Daniel Morris, 1992.165.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1992.165.2.jpg)
IMAGE overall, CUR.1992.165.2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Electric lantern or lamp of chrome (?)-Plated brass and glass. Body in three sections with cylindrical forms of chrome-plated brass with matte finish above and below a central spherical globe of frosted glass. The upper cylinder has a sphere-shaped finial; surrounded by four small circular vents and a reeded bail handle of 3/4-circle form attached midway down sides. Lower cylinder has five circular vents on bottom; on side is a plastic knob and to the right and below this a hole for the cord, which is silk-wrapped and has a plastic plug. CONDITION: Plating slighting slightly worn on some edges and on top of finial. Some wear to silk wrapping of cord, especially at juncture with body.
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