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

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

12.375 x 12.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequset of Grace Gordon Latimer

Accession Number

1952.452.2

Places

Massachusetts (United States)