Four lanterns

Ref: 2516
  • Designer / Maker

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

  • Detail

    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


  • Note

    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.