Fire engine lamp

Object Number: 
INV.218
Date: 
1850-1880
Medium: 
Metal, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 15 3/4 x 6 3/4 x 6 in. ( 40 x 17.1 x 15.2 cm )
Marks: 
etched: on on all glass panels: "35" etched: on red-stained glass panel: "COLUMBUS" stamped: on metal plate affixed below red-stained glass panel: "COWING & CO. / MAKERS / SENECA FALLS, N. Y."
Description: 
Six-sided mixed metal fire engine lamp (possibly a pole lamp); mushroom-shaped chimney with double-domed finial; five of six original oblong glass panels survive, two with blue stain, one with red stain, and two colorless glass, all with "35" etched at center; red-stained panel with "COLUMBUS" etched above number; molded metal decoration applied to corners of frame enclosing each panel.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group