Boar’s Head Argands

Birmingham, England
Circa 1820
Messenger and Phipson

The rhyton form was brought to Greece from Persia where it had served as an ancient trophy or victory cup. Presented in a patinated finish with gilt highlights, these fine lamps are ornamented with boars’ heads and rest on fluted plinths. Each is stamped underneath the lamp with the maker’s name: MESSENGER / PHIPSON.

Bronze, brass, tin, and glass
Height: 11 1/4” Width: 11 1/4” Depth: 5”

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