W.A.S. BENSON No. 1140 ARTS AND CRAFTS (1854-1924) BRASS AND VASELINE GLASS TABLE LAMP, CIRCA 1905.
Rare authentic antique William Arthur Smith Benson brass table lamp on tripod base with heart and leaf shaped feet & patent W.A.S. Benson pill box light switch. Complete and original with beautiful antique vaseline glass period shade showing botanical emblems complementing its base design making this a superb example of Benson lighting at its best. Model number 1140 in the W.A.S. Benson original trade catalogue - Ref: see WAS Benson book by Ian Hamerton p259 pl 16.
Size: 42cm high.
Marks: Clearly stamped Benson mark to base.
Condition: Excellent original condition in full working order with original patented W.A.S. Benson in-built light switch. The antique vaseline glass shade is completely unblemished. Rewired with antique style silk flex & ready to use.
Provenance: Private Collection UK.