W. A. S. BENSON (1854-1924)
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W. A. S. BENSON (1854-1924)

A EIGHT-BRANCH FLOOR-STANDING CANDLEBRUM, CIRCA 1900

Details
W. A. S. BENSON (1854-1924)
A EIGHT-BRANCH FLOOR-STANDING CANDLEBRUM, CIRCA 1900
brass and copper
60 in. (15.5 cm.) high
Literature
Similar stands illustrated:
I Hamerton (ed.), W. A. S. Benson, Arts and Crafts Luminary and Pioneer of Modern Design, Woodbridge, 2005, p. 71, pl. 44, p, 249, pls 7 and 8, p. 259 pls 19 and 20.
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Lot Essay

The foot of the stand is similar in form to stands which Benson employed for kettle-stand model 558, and lamp-stand models 226, 226B, 919/s and 1074/s. It is also closely comparable to his original coat-stands used in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
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