A Sinumbra Pendant

Circa 1845
Tucker & Company

This elegant Regency sinumbra pendant is a rarely encountered lighting form. The matching shade and bowl have frosted and cut star pattern motifs. Also unique is the beautiful silver gilt finish. The tank bears a tag from the Tucker & Company factory stating, USE TUCKER’S/No. 7 CHIMNEYS/& No. 5 WICKS.

Reference: Gowitt, Gerald T. 19th Century Elegant Lighting: Argand, Sinumbra, and Solar Lamps. Atglen, Pennsylvania: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., 2002. Page 204.

Bronze, brass, tin, and glass
Height: 45½” Width: 18”

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