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