Classical Bronze Argand lamp with a Cylix-shaped oil font with a domed top on a footed stand with a single burner arm with a cut and frosted glass trumpet shade and glass chimney.

Classical Patinated Brass Single-Light Argand Lamp                                

Birmingham, England, c. 1830

H: 18″

Condition: Excellent: Electrified.

This oil lamp used the Argand burner principle with an air-flow design was invented in the 1780’s by Ami Argand to achieve a brighter flame with less smoke.  The lamp design is based on ancient Roman bronze lamps excavated around Rome in the 18th century.


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