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Object ID 1986.001 b
Object Name Lamp
Collection Household/Domestic
Credit line DHS Purchase
Year Range from 1800
Year Range to 1850
Description One of a pair of Argand lamps with a gold-banded bronze finish. The low, square base supports a "turned" stem with a fuel reservoir above and a horizontal fuel tube projecting from the base of the reservoir supports a center-draft burner with an air intake at the base; topped by a reproduction glass chimney.

Dimensions H-20 W-9 inches
Dimension Details Width = approx. total width; base is 5 1/4" x 5 1/4".
Provenance DHS purchase for the Read House.
Subjects Lamps
Lighting
Light fixtures
Search Terms Argand Lamps
Lamps
Lighting
Room Back Parlor
Material Brass; glass chimney
Place of Origin England