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Argand lamp

Object Number: 
1988.7ab
Date: 
1825-1840
Medium: 
Brass, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 17 3/4 x 12 x 5 3/8 in. ( 45.1 x 30.5 x 13.7 cm )
Marks: 
stamped label: on base of wick holder: "J.B. JONES & CO./BOSTON/WARRANTED"
Description: 
Brass single arm Argand lamp with removable frosted and cut shades, with original font mechanism and partial wick holder; central section consists of pedestal with urn at top; perpendicular arm supports wick holder and shade. Lamp now electrified.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group