Bull's-eye watchman's lantern

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1840
Medium: 
Glass, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 3 x 3 in. ( 15.2 x 7.6 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Cylindrical brass lamp with bull's eye glass door, punch decoration, ruffled conical top, and loop handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Marguerite Weiderman
Object Number: 
1946.113
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1840
eMuseum Object ID: 
37397
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Adjustable chamberstick with finger holder

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1820
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/4 x 7 3/8 x 4 7/8 in. ( 17.1 x 18.7 x 12.4 cm )
Description: 
Brass chamberstick with oval saucer base and cylindrical shaft with wide rim with attached handle; shaft has slide which fits into vertically cut slots.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Caroline Phelps Stokes
Object Number: 
1896.24
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1820
eMuseum Object ID: 
37392
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Bull's-eye police flash lantern

Classification: 
Date: 
1860-1890
Medium: 
Tin, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 3 1/4 x 6 in. ( 19 x 8.3 x 15.2 cm )
Description: 
Black painted bull's-eye police flash lantern with bull's-eye galss, tin door and ruffled top; a small whale burner is located on the inside.
Credit Line: 
Gift of DeWitt M. Lockman
Object Number: 
1934.97ab
Marks: 
inscribed: on one side where handle is attached: "Dietz 3/ Police Lantern/ New York U.S."
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1890
eMuseum Object ID: 
37354
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Chamberstick

Classification: 
Date: 
Mid-late 19th century
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 1 3/4 in. ( 2.2 x 4.4 cm )
Description: 
Cast iron chamberstick, molded with symmetrical bands of organic motifs, lotus and vine on saucer base with open work outer band with scalloped edge; molded finger loop with acanthus thumbpiece and removable wide lip bobeche molded with geometric motif.
Object Number: 
1935.105ab
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
37320
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Oil lamps

Classification: 
Date: 
1840-1870
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall (lamp): 7 in. × 5 7/8 in. (17.8 × 14.9 cm) Overall (extinguisher): 2 1/2 × 7/8 in. (6.4 × 2.2 cm)
Description: 
One of a pair of oil lamps with saucer base, fluted shaft, and urn with cover shaped reservoir; handle in the form of a dolphin and the lamps still retain extinguisher.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number: 
1920.36ab
Provenance: 
Formerly of the George W. Nash Collection of Ulster County, New York Household Artifacts
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1870
eMuseum Object ID: 
37247
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Candlesticks

Classification: 
Date: 
1875-1900
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/8 × 3 7/8 in. (23.2 × 9.8 cm)
Description: 
One of a pair of bronze candlesticks with circular, molded foot which screws into cone- shaped stem with disc shaped flange under cup sockets; molded into foot and on knop are floral/ foliate motifs and on socket which also has a meander pattern band.
Object Number: 
INV.687a
Marks: 
raised and molded: on base: "BT 51"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
37244
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Candlesticks

Classification: 
Date: 
1860-1870
Medium: 
Bronze, stone
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 3/4 in. × 4 in. (24.8 × 10.2 cm)
Description: 
One of a pair of matching candlesticks with molded circular black stone base with spreading circular foot with elongated lotus-petal reeding, partial baluster stem with a compressed round knop molded with two Grecian style handles and two palmettes on edge supporting seated winged sphinxes with Egyptomizing headdresses supporting footed urns with recessed scroll and palmette decoration, which act as sockets.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Goodhue Livingston, 1951
Object Number: 
INV.641a
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1870
eMuseum Object ID: 
37238
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Oil lamp

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1830
Medium: 
Brass, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 3 1/4 in. ( 17.8 x 8.3 cm )
Description: 
Brass oil lamp with molded base and baluster shaped shaft with muted acorn reservoir with two wick holes.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Caroline Phelps Stokes
Object Number: 
1896.51
Marks: 
stamped: under base: "B/B/W/E"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1830
eMuseum Object ID: 
37215
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Adjustible chamberstick with finger holder

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1825
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. ( 10.8 x 16.5 cm )
Description: 
Brass chamberstick with large saucer base and cylindrical shaft with applied mid-rib and slide; ring handle has thumb and middle finger rests.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Caroline Phelps Stokes
Object Number: 
1896.13
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1825
eMuseum Object ID: 
37211
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Candlesticks

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1870
Medium: 
Gilded brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 3/4 x 5 in. ( 27.3 x 12.7 cm )
Description: 
One of a pair of candlesticks in the Egyptian style, including hieroglyphics on saucer base, tapering cylindrical stem and flat disc bobeche, also three composite bird creatures at base of stem, lotus/palmette capital, and pharoah-like heads encircling socket.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Goodhue Livingston, 1951
Object Number: 
INV.603a
Marks: 
inscribed: under rim of base: "5174"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1870
eMuseum Object ID: 
37209
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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