Oil lamp

Ref: 0968
  • Designer / Maker

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

  • Detail

    Cast-iron, copper, brass and glass

    Height: 69 cm

    English (London), circa 1900

  • Notes

    The design for this oil lamp, which retains its original glass shade, probably by Powell of Whitefriars, appears in Benson’s Price List of Fittings for Oil, Gas, Candle Tableware &c., 1899-1900, pl. 4, no. 393.

    For similar shades, see Wendy Evans, et al., Whitefriars Glass: James Powell & Sons of London, London, 1995, p. 62, nos 58-59.

  • Collection

    Private collection