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Table lamp. W.A.S. Benson `swan neck`silvered. Arts & Crafts. (England, c. 1900)

Artist/Maker WILLIAM ARTHUR SMITH BENSON Also known as W A S BENSON (1854-1924)
Circa c. 1900
External Dimensions h - 18.50inch w - 7.50inch d - 6.25inch
Description Table lamp by William Arthur Benson. A rare swan-necked design. Arts & Crafts.
Standing on a heart shaped base it has its original silver plated finish on a brass frame (slightly tarnished with age). Catalogue number 1079/AS.
Now fitted with a period opalescent glass shade and fully rewired and PAT tested for contemporary use. An on/off switch has been attached to the cord.
Arts & Crafts.

Medium Silvered brass metal.
Signed/Inscribed Carries stamped marks for Benson.
Literature "W A S Benson" edited by Ian Hamerton.
See page 151 for similar example. And Appendix 1B Pl 15 for catalogue illustration.
Condition The silver plated surface has areas of pitting with tarnish and wear consistent with age and use.
Fully rewired, earthed and PAT tested.
Price gbp 1900.00 (Pound Sterling)