Oil lamp

  • Designer / Maker

    Designed and manufactured by W.A.S. Benson (1854-1924)

  • Detail

    Copper and brass, now converted for electricity

    Height: 73 cm

    English (London), circa 1900

  • Collection

    Private collection

  • Notes

    A closely related lamp, with slightly less elaborate embellishment to the stem, was with Blairman’s in 1993 (private collection).

    See also an oil lamp with metal shade, in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum