Argand Lamps (pair)
Neoclassical style; 1815-1825
Although pairs of Argand lamps are relatively common, a three piece set was unusual and would have been quite expensive. These lamps were used in Hampton’s Drawing Room and are recorded as “3 Glass Lamps…$7.50” in John Ridgely’s 1867 estate inventory.
Glass, bronze, brass. H 53.3, Dia 29.2 cm
Hampton National Historic Site, HAMP 4238, 4239