Tray

Ref: 000023
  • Designer / Maker

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

  • Detail

    Copper

    Diameter: 30 cm

    English (London), circa 1900

  • Marked

    Maker’s marks (see right)

  • Literature

    [Benson trade catalogue] Price List of Fittings for Oil, Gas, Candle, Table Ware, &c., London, 1899-1900, pl. 26, no 703

  • Note

    Circular trays of this type designed and manufactured by Benson were available in three sizes (of which this is the smallest); engraved (as here) or plain, and either silvered or copper.  The trays were also adapted as table tops.

    Other circular and oval trays were also available.