Em duplex brass oil lamp (armand)

Jun 19, 2021. 16:27 UTC
EM Duplex brass oil lamp (Armand)
Marcia
United States of America

Category
Antiques & curio

Acquired from
Inherited

For sale
Maybe
Description

Brass. 21 1/2 inches high, 13 1/2 inches wide. Round base is 6 3/4 inches diameter. Urn shaped oil containers with flour de lis design. Weight is 9 lbs.

Provenance

Family lived in Hanover Co. and Norfolk, VA, during 1800’s and 1900’s.

Answered within 3 days
Jun 22, 11:42 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$125 - $175 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$175 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Marcia,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Argand lamps were usually sold in pairs; it's more desirable to collectors to have a pair rather than just a single, which keeps the value relatively modest.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

A Neoclassical style brass single-arm argand lamp
with EM Duplex burner, mid 19th Century
Burner and reservoir with fleur-de-lys relief decoration, on a domed foot.
21 1/2 inches high, 13 1/2 inches wide, 6 3/4 inches diameter of base.
CONDITION: lacking glass (hurricane?) shade
PROVENANCE: inherited
$125-175*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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