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Pair of Argand lamps

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Turned & gadrooned baluster pedestal on circular splayed foot, both with band of leaf decoration, inset of cut glass between, supports urn-shaped well with knob on domed cover. Reeded extension arm supports cylindrical lamp & glass shade.

Inscription

no marks on either

Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. Maxim Karolik; 1939, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Maxim Karolik to the MFA.

Credit Line

The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts

English, about 1800

Object Place

England

Dimensions

45.2 x 25.2 x 16.2 cm (17 13/16 x 9 15/16 x 6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

39.154a-b

Medium or Technique

Metal; silverplate

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver