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Turtleback lantern

Turtleback lantern
Title
Turtleback lantern
Date 
1899-1920
Medium 
Glass, bronze
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 × 22 × 8 in. (20.3 × 55.9 × 20.3 cm)
Description 
Turtleback tile hanging lantern; square bronze lantern leaded on each side with two rectangular yellow turtleback tiles on each side and four triangular pieces on the bottom; bottom panel hinged to allow insertion of bulb. Curved arms project from each top corner to common juncture where heavy supporting ring is fastened.
Credit Line 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Object Number 
N84.30
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group