Lewis Vernon & Co. Gilt Bronze Argand Lamp

American, Philadelphia, circa 1829, lobed bell form glass base supporting two gilt bronze crossed arms with foliate cast terminals, and urn shaped glass oil reserve with pierced foliate surround mounted with eagle figures and hung with double prisms, both burner plates are labeled "Lewis Vernon & Co./ Philadelphia" and fitted with cut glass shades, wired for electricity, 25 x 21 in. 

Provenance:Peter Hill Antiques, Washington, D.C., purchased 1969 for $1,550 (accompanied by original receipt, price includes curtain tiebacks); The Estate of William N. Banks, Jr., Newnan, Georgia


possibly later shades with cracks and chips at fitter, minor wear to gilt surfaces 

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium

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