W. A. S William Arthur Smith Benson Antique Arts & Crafts Brass Stand Lamp

SKU0019957

Features

An early 20th century Arts & Crafts brass telescopic standard lamp by the celebrated maker W.A.S Benson

Comment

A very stylish and high quality lamp

Size

Approximate dimensions:
  • height 153 cm (5 feet and a quarter)
  • width 51 cm (1 foot 8 inches)
  • depth 51 cm (1 foot 8 inches)
If you need a very exact dimension, or one we haven't included, feel free to contact us and we will measure it for you

Identification

Stamped with makers mark on the base

About W. A. S. 'William Arthur Smith' Benson

W. A. S. 'William Arthur Smith' Benson (1854 to 1924): W. A. S. Benson made high class metalware for table use and for oil, gas and electric lighting fittings. He was closely associated with William Morris and the Arts and Crafts Movement. Benson products were retailed through Morris & Co. for interior designers and he also had his own shop in Bond Street, London for some time

About Arts & Crafts Other Furniture

The Arts and Crafts Movement produced some of the most remarkable furniture of the twentieth century. Many of its principal designers were architects motivated by principles of functional and beautiful design, high class workmanship, and quality of materials. The results varied from the austerity of Voysey and the simple lines perspectives of the Cotswold School, to the exuberant flair of Liberty and Co. and Ambrose Heal

Condition

Very good original condition. Rewired, working and PAT tested. If you wish to have further specific photographs or talk to us for a more detailed condition report then please do not hesitate to contact us


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