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.
Original Antique Americana, Clocks, Period Lighting, Patriotic, U.S. Militaria, and Original Photos.