Designer / Maker
Designed and manufactured by W.A.S. Benson (1854-1924)
Brass and glass
68.5 x 32 cm (length from tip of glass bowl to ring at top of three chains x maximum diameter of frame holding glass)
English (London), circa 1900
Benson designed several lanterns of this overall form, some smaller than the present example. The frames are either brass, as here, or steel. For a pair with steel frames see, for example, H. Blairman & Sons, Furniture and Works of Art (2005), no. 18.