Large Cast Iron Swing Open Type "Hanging Store Light Hook" or Hanging Harp Lamp Ceiling Hook ! Embossed with raised letters around pivot pin "Patented July 187(?)".
Rare Design combines a Greek Key Pattern around the pivot pin,Classical "C" Scrolls & Sprigs, and Geometric Flowers motifs.
Solid Cast Iron with early coarse screw threaded shank.
Great for an Early Iron Horse Library Lamp, Hall Light, or a Store Light !!!
Hook alone measures 4 1/8 inches High, 8 1/4 inches overall with Shank. The threaded shank is 4 inches Deep, and the hook opening is 7/8 of an inch.
Weighs 7.3 Ounces.
Has some pitting from Cleaning off Rust, but still Very Solid. Can be used with this Clear finish or repainted Gold, Black, or Silver.