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Sailing Ship Deck Prism Green 4.75 in. and Hanger

$67.00

Sailing Ship Deck Prism Green 4.75 in. and Hanger

$67.00
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Product Description

  • Deck prisms catch and reflect light
  • Perfect keepsake or paperweight
  • Aqua Green Glass
  • Hand poured in the United States
  • Weight: 2.5 lbs (1.13 kg)
  • Dimensions: 4.75 x 4.75 x 4.25 in. (12 x 12 x 10.8 cm)
  • Rustic deck prism hanger included
  • Brass powdered finish
  • Hand made in the United States

In the days before electricity, light below a vessel's deck was provided by candles, oil and kerosene lamps, all dangerous aboard a wooden ship. A clever solution for the lighting problem was the deck prism. Laid flush into the deck, the hexagonal glass prism refracted and dispersed a flood of natural light into the cabin below from a small deck opening without weakening the planks or becoming a fire hazard.

This is a genuine replica Deck Prisms from the Charles W. Morgan sailing vessel which is berthed at Mystic Seaport. During a major restoration, 1977-1984, it was discovered that several of the original deck prisms on the ship had been cracked and damaged. Molds were taken from the original 19th century deck prisms and hand-cast replicas were produced to replace the original.

Our glass is hand poured in the United States. Due to the nature of the hand cast process each piece is unique.

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