The manufacture attributed to Jesson, Birkett & Co. (1904-10)
Brass and glass
Height:31 cm (approximately)
English (Birmingham), circa 1905
NoteThe Birmingham arts and crafts metalworking business of R. LL. B. Rathbone, part of which was taken over by the Faulkner Bronze Company in 1902, was reconstituted as Jesson, Birkett & Co., in 1904. This new company took over more of Rathbone’s business, but was liquidated in 1910; see Alan Crawford, ed., By Hammer and by Hand. The Arts & Crafts Movement in Birmingham‘, 1984, p. 113 for a note about the firm.