2 Argand Lamps

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Object Name: 
2 Argand Lamps
Accession Number: 
78.2.1
Dimensions: 
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Location: 
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Date: 
about 1825-1830
Primary Description: 
Two Argand Lamps. Colorless lead glass and brass; blown and cut. Cylindrical oil font with cut horizontal ribbing and cut knob on top, atop two brass arms leading to burners; brass stem fits into cut glass canopy above cut glass base with horizontal ribbing and diamond cutting; left font has a brass plaque with "BEMIS & VOSE / BOSTON"; right font has "WILLIAM BROOKES / MANUFACTURER / LONDON"; a holder for prisms hangs from top of font and from each burner.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sotheby-Parke-Bernet, Source
1978-02-08