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  • Lebanon
  • lamp, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Lebanon
  • brass
  • Object Height/Diameter: 6.5 x 9.5 cm height does not include chains
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 1/2 x 3 3/4 in hieght does not include chains
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1263

This is a small, round, brass pot-like suspended lamp or candleholder. Three short chains attach at the lip and come together above the lamp. The sides of the pot are punched triangles, arranged in a radial pattern, that form a stylized band of star-like decoration that allows light to pass through.