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Lamp, Single-Arm Argand

TitleLamp, Single-Arm Argand
Date1820-1840 ca.
MediumParcel-gilt bronze, cut glass
Dimensions h. 18 x  w. 11 in. ( h. 45.7 x  w. 27.9 cm)
Credit LineU.S. Senate Collection
Accession Number52.00012.002

  • Object Description
  • One of a set of three lamps given to the United States Senate in 1974 by descendants of Isaac Bassett, a Senate employee from 1831 to 1895.
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings
  • Brass plate (on burner assembly): B. GARDINER / N. York