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Object Name Lamp, Argand
Catalog Number 1985.27.6.1
Date ca. 1840
Material(s) Brass/Glass
Dimensions H-17.75 W-17 D-8.5 inches
Description This is a brass Argand burner lamp that has been converted to an electric lamp. The piece has a stacked rectangular plinth base and a central column topped by urn-shaped oil reservoir. Two arms radiate from middle supporting vase-shaped glass globes decorated with etched floral designs. There is a flower finial atop reservoir.
Notes Old Capitol Restoration Purchase
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Lighting
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS