William Arthur Smith Benson – Tree oil lamp, ca. 1885

Christopher Dresser

Sideboard, ca. 1875

Copper, brass, vaseline shade
Made by W.A.S. Benson and Co. Ltd
h. 72 cm

PROVENANCE : Paul Reeves, London, 1990's - Collection of Patrick Serraire, Brussels

SIMILAR PIECES : The mantel clock made after the same design is in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

LITERATURE : Ian Hammerton, 'W.A.S. Benson Arts and Crafts Luminary Pioneer of Modern Design', Woodbridge, 2005, appendix 1B, page 249, plate 6.