French Argand Lamp Garniture Set, Circa 1840
French Argand Lamp Garniture Set, circa 1840
patinated and gilt bronze, in the French Empire style with female masks and acanthus decoration to body, each presented atop a square plinth raised on young fairy form feet; the central lamp with double light, each side lamp with single lamp; each with frosted and etched glass shade featuring a Greek key motif and blown-glass chimney.
Central:19.25 in.; Side:17.5 in.
The Bernard Family House, "Gay Mont," Port Royal, Virginia
One side lamp with broken element; the other side lamp with broken finial (both present); wear to finish and gilding.