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Lantern

Object Number:29-201-302
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Morocco
Section:African
Materials:Glass
Tin
Height: 38.5 cm
Outside Diameter:12.5 cm
Credit Line:Williams Moroccan Expedition; Talcott Williams and Sophia Wells Royce Williams, 1898

Description

Tin with glass. Square with diagonally cut off corners. Low pierced metal foot; candleholder in center of flat base. Framework of lantern proper and the whole top pierced metal; one side hinged for door. Sides clear glass, corner panels and horizontal panels above sides red, blue, and green. Eight-sided top with slanting lower sctions in which is red, blue, green, and clear glass; domed upper section with cylindrical top; loop handle over top.

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