On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
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) (show scale)
Impressed on bottom: "[centaur with bow] / CHASE / USA."
Impressed on plastic knob: "[centaur with bow] / CHASE"
Gift of Denis Gallion and Daniel Morris
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.
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)
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