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Argand lamp

Argand lamp
Title
Argand lamp
Date 
1825-1850
Medium 
Brass, glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 20 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 8 in. ( 52.1 x 26.7 x 20.3 cm )
Description 
Set of three brass Argand lamps, one with single arm; with an urn atop column, foliate- edged ring around top of urn with two eagles, and lotus finial; holes to hang prisms on urn ring and central foliate ring; frosted glass shades with floral motifs: later cylindrical glass chimneys.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Mary Clinton Brown, presented in memory of Caroline Hamilton Brown
Object Number 
1940.50a-c
Marks 
raised on brass plaque below glass globe: "J. B. Wilbor / New York"
Gallery Label 
These lamps belonged to the Clinton family.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group