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Object Name: Argand lamp
Date: 1825-1840
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Medium: Brass, glass
Dimensions: Overall: 17 3/4 x 12 x 5 3/8 in. ( 45.1 x 30.5 x 13.7 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, Boston
Description: Brass single arm Argand lamp with removable frosted and cut shades, with original font mechanism and partial wick holder; central section consists of pedestal with urn at top; perpendicular arm supports wick holder and shade. Lamp now electrified.
Credit Line: Purchase
Object Number: 1988.7ab
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Marks: stamped label: on base of wick holder: "J.B. JONES & CO./BOSTON/WARRANTED"