Double Argand Lamp

Thomas Messenger & Sons, Birmingham and London

FAPG 19975D.001

after 1832

Double Argand Lamp, after 1832
Thomas Messenger & Sons, Birmingham and London, England (active 1797–1920)
Retailed by Hayden & Gregg & Company, Charleston, South Carolina (active 1832–46)
Gilt and patinated bronze, glass shades, blown, frosted, and wheel-cut, glass prisms, and glass chimneys
21 1/8 in. high, 19 in. wide, 9 3/8 in. deep
Signed and inscribed (on embossed brass label, attached to one of the burner tubes): MESSENGER & SONS / LONDON & BIRMINGHAM / MANUFACTURED FOR / HAYDEN & GREGG & CO. / CHARLESTON / S.C.; (on iron weight within base): MESSENGER & SONS

Description

Double Argand Lamp, after 1832
Thomas Messenger & Sons, Birmingham and London, England (active 1797–1920)
Retailed by Hayden & Gregg & Company, Charleston, South Carolina (active 1832–46)
Gilt and patinated bronze, glass shades, blown, frosted, and wheel-cut, glass prisms, and glass chimneys
21 1/8 in. high, 19 in. wide, 9 3/8 in. deep
Signed and inscribed (on embossed brass label, attached to one of the burner tubes): MESSENGER & SONS / LONDON & BIRMINGHAM / MANUFACTURED FOR / HAYDEN & GREGG & CO. / CHARLESTON / S.C.; (on iron weight within base): MESSENGER & SONS

 

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