Pair Argand Lamps with Herm Figures

Manufactured by Thomas Messenger, Birmingham and London, England

Retailed by Baldwin Gardiner, New York

FAPG 20595D.001

c. 1827–30

Pair Argand Lamps with Herm Figures, about 1827–s30
Manufactured by Thomas Messenger, Birmingham and London, England (active, including successors, 1797–1920s)
Retailed by Baldwin Gardiner (1791–1861), New York (active 1827-47)
Gilt and patinated bronze, with lamp mechanism, glass prisms, glass shades, blown, frosted, and wheel-cut, and glass chimneys
23 in. high, 12 in. wide, 9 in. deep (overall)
Signed and inscribed (on the back of the inside of vertical supports on each): MESSENGER; (on embossed brass labels, attached to the burner table of each): B. GARDINER / N. YORK

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Pair Argand Lamps with Herm Figures, about 1827–s30
Manufactured by Thomas Messenger, Birmingham and London, England (active, including successors, 1797–1920s)
Retailed by Baldwin Gardiner (1791–1861), New York (active 1827-47)
Gilt and patinated bronze, with lamp mechanism, glass prisms, glass shades, blown, frosted, and wheel-cut, and glass chimneys
23 in. high, 12 in. wide, 9 in. deep (overall)
Signed and inscribed (on the back of the inside of vertical supports on each): MESSENGER; (on embossed brass labels, attached to the burner table of each): B. GARDINER / N. YORK

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