Argand Lamp by Quentin de Coster
by Harry / June 12, 2014


Quentin de Coster's Argand is a contemporary table lamp that revisits the "wick-lift" mechanism common in oil lamps from the eighteenth century.



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Details: Composed of a pink gold plated brass base, a LED module, and a borosilicate glass cylinder. Turn the knob and a rack reveals or hides the mobile tube incorporating the light source, three LED strips.


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"The name Argand refers to the Swiss physicist Ami Argand who invented the burner with double airflow and cylindrical wick in 1783" says de Coster.


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Source: Photos © Stéphanie Derouaux.


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+ quentindecoster.com


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