London, South Kensington
24 March 2004
AN ART NOUVEAU COPPER AND BRASS 'BENSON' PARAFFIN LAMP
SIGNED BENSON & CO LD. PATENT, CIRCA 1910
With pierced brass cup and copper reservoir with three Bakelite switches, on quadripartite supports joined by a domed stretcher and claw and ball feet, one switch signed 'EVERED COY LTD PATENT', the others signed 'BENSON & Co. 82 NEW BOND STREET'
16½ in. (42 cm.) high
Purchased from Piers von Westenholz, 82 New Bond Street, London.
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