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Benson Copper and Brass Chamberstick CS197
Benson Copper and Brass Chamberstick CS197
Original, quality brass and copper chamberstick with snuffer, circa 1900, stamped to the underside "W.A.S Benson". This super example has an unpolished copper underside to the pan, a copper sconce with brass fittings and a brass side handle and snuffer stand with a brass snuffer. The outer rim to the pan and sconce are both petal shaped. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. The first we have seen. 6.5" diam and 3" tall. 8" wide including handle. 
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Price: 450.00


Benson Brass Dish with Lid DP18
Original, quality circa 1900 circular brass dish with lid in the Aesthetic Movement form and stamped to the underside "British Made" and with the 'Benson' logo of three hammers in a shield and "W.A.S.B.". The lid has the original small knob turned in cowhorn. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. 3" tall x 4.5" diam. 
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Price: 185.00


Benson Brass Dish with Lid DP18



Benson Copper Foodwarmer / Hotplate HP5
Benson Copper Foodwarmer / Hotplate HP5
Original, quality all copper food warming / heating tabletop cabinet circa 1900. This most unusual item, the first we have seen, was designed by W.A.S Benson and is stamped to the underside of one leg strut "British Made" with the three hammers and "W.A.S.B." logo. This cabinet has a hinged drop down flap to the front, with the original turned ebony knob, two spirit burners sitting on circular trays underneath and ceramic bun feet beneath the cast brass legs and stretchers. All is original, complete and in super condition with just minor repairs to the caps on the burners and replacement wick holder inserts to the burners made to suit copied from the original. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. 10.5" tall including knob, 20" wide and 11.5" front to back. Burners 3.5" diam at base and 2.5" tall including cap. 
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Price: 850.00


Benson Insulated Jug J148
Original, quality insulated copper jug designed by W.A.S. Benson circa 1900, in the original nickel plated finish and of an unusual shape. The insulated interior has a nickel liner the conical lid has a shaped grip and hinge and the shaped body has a side strap handle and a good sized pouring lip. The grip to the lid is stamped "W.A.S. Benson's patent" and the strap handle is stamped "Bensons Patent". The front of this jug is also engraved "Presented to Mr & Mrs E.W. Stevens by Friends at South Norwood, October 1912". The nickel plating to the exterior is very bright and clean with some minor bleeding of the copper base to the edges. All is complete and in superb condition. 8" tall, 6" wide and 7.5" including pouring lip and handle.  
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Price: 300.00


Benson Insulated Jug J148



Benson Copper Insulated Jug J116
Benson Copper Insulated Jug J116
Original, quality, tapered copper insulated jug, circa 1900. This example is the smallest size in the range and was manufactured to a design by W.A.S. Benson. The insulated interior has a nickel liner, the conical lid has a shaped brass grip and hinge and the main body has a side brass strap handle. The underside is stamped for "Benson" with the logo of three hammers in a shield, "British Made" and "WASB". All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order. 4.5" tall x 3.75" base diameter and 4.75" front to back including handle.  
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Price: 85.00


Benson Copper Insulated Jug, 2 matching available J93
Original, quality, tapered copper insulated jug, circa 1900, engraved to front with upper cased "H.H." for the previous owner. This example was manufactured to a design by WAS Benson, has an insulated liner and the original turned cow horn knob to the top of the hinged lid. The brass side strap handle is impressed to the reverse "W.A.S. Benson Patent". All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good order. 9.5" tall x base diameter 4.5". Price is for each.  
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Price: 75.00


Benson Copper Insulated Jug, 2 matching available J93



Benson Copper Insulated Jug J87
Benson Copper Insulated Jug J87
Original, quality, tapered copper insulated jug, circa 1900. This example is a smaller one of the range of sizes, but not the smallest, was manufactured to a design by W.A.S Benson and has an unusual enamel liner to the inside. The hinged circular lid has the original turned cow horn knob and the shaped side handle is in brass. The underside is impressed "Benson's Patent" and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. Base 4.5" diameter, 9.25" tall and 5.25" wide including handle.  
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Price: 75.00


Benson Copper Inkstand IW94
Original, quality circa 1880 / 1900 Art and Crafts design copper and brass inkwell designed by "W.A.S Benson" but not stamped to that effect. The base is in copper with curled over ends and the inkwell and lid are in brass with a ceramic ink pot within. The base of this inkstand is a miniature version of one of the tea trays designed by 'Benson'. A pretty and very usable inkwell by this sought after designer. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 4" tall x 8" x 3.5". 
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Price: 185.00


Benson Copper Inkstand IW94

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