A Pair of English Art Nouveau Candlesticks
Item Number: 1207
A Pair of English Art Nouveau Brass and Copper Candlesticks Attributed to W.A.S. Benson
H: 9.5" Dia: 6"
Each with a tapering bamboo form stem surmounted by a flowerhead bobeche and raised on a domed foliate base.
William Arthur Smith Benson (1854 - 1924) was an interior designer and architect who was best known for his innovative work with electrical lighting at its very inception. He was a major designer of the British Arts and Crafts Movement and collaborated with William Morris and was a friend of Sir Edward Burne-Jones.
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