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Store display

Object Number: 
2002.1.3507
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
7 1/2 x 12 1/2 x 7 in.
Description: 
A metal oil or kersene lantern and store display item with a pedestal that has two metal tubes, probably for holding cigars, around a plate that is embossed and highlighted with red and white paint "Valentine's/ Betsy Ross/ 5 c Cigar". Above the pedestal is a metal oil resevoir below a trapezoidal pierced tin shade that reads on all four sides "Betsy Ross/ 5 c/ Cigar".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group