Argand lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1825-1850

GUSN

GUSN-17321

Description

Electrified lamps in neoclassical form. Square base. Tapering columnar form w/ turned rings surmounted by amphora-shaped font. Single brass arm projects from column, terminating in vertical burner apparatus, now electrified. (Frosted glass globe vertically sectioned by clear glass stripes--1932.783 A&B).

Details

Descriptive Terms

Argand lamps
bronze (metal)
Bronze
LAMP, OIL

Additional Identification Number

45.1919

Maker

Jones, John B. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

12.375 x 12.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequset of Grace Gordon Latimer

Accession Number

1952.452.2

Places

Massachusetts (United States)