Arts and Crafts Birmingham Guild of Handicraft No. 44 Copper and Brass Table Lamp with W.A.S. Benson Switch c.1905

 

An extremely rare antique Art Nouveau/Arts and Crafts Birmingham Guild of Handicraft (BGH) No. 44 Copper & Brass Table Lamp or Wall Light by Arthur Stansfield Dixon, with beautifully crafted copper & brass shade & original W.A.S. Benson switch, Birmingham, England, c. 1905.

 

No.44 in the Birmingham Guild of Handicraft catalogue (source V&A museum).

 

The lamp is completely original with beautifully crafted hand-planished/hammered antique BGH copper shade & intricate superbly finished brass components that are highly engineered, well designed & are in excellent original condition.  Genuine period item - highly rare & virtually unseen. 

 

Marks: Impressed with B.G.H. mark;

 

Size: 44cm high x 26.5cm diameter. 

 

Date: c.1905

 

Condition: In excellent original condition.  Rewired with antique style braided silk twisted flex and in full working order ready to use.

 

Provenance: Madresfield Court country house, home of the Lygon family for six centuries, Malvern UK. 

 

Birmingham Guild of Handicraft Copper Table Lamp with W.A.S. Benson switch

SKU: Ref: 10120
£4,200.00Price
     

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