29 October 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 5,000
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
W. A. S. BENSON
A BRASS, COPPER AND OPALESCENT GLASS CHANDELIER, CIRCA 1900
the central frame having three spiralling brass arms that support the shades, decorated with applied copper leaves, stamped W.A.S. Benson
26in. (66cm.) approx drop
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Ian Hamerton (ed.), W.A.S. Benson; Arts and Crafts Luminary and Pioneer of Modern Design, Woodbridge, 2005, p. 257, pl. 3 (similar design illustrated).
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