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.
8" wide including handle.
Click on photo for larger and other views. Price: £450.00 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.
11.5" front to back.
Burners 3.5" diam at base.
2.5" tall including cap.
Click on photo for larger and other views. Price: £850.00 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".
Click on photo for larger and other views. Price: £185.00 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.
7.5" including pouring lip and handle.
Click on photo for larger and other views. Price: £300.00 Benson Copper Insulated Jug 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".
Click on photo for larger and other views. Price: £75.00 Benson Copper Kettle K151 Original, quality 1920's Arts and Crafts copper kettle of a shallow form and with a cast brass handle, spout and surround to the lid aperture and a decorative finial grip to the circular pot lid. The handle over the top has a canework covering with no damage and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. With just a few very minor dents, otherwise complete and in good and working order.
7.5" tall x 8.5" wide.
9.5" including spout.
Click on photo for larger and other views. Price: £300.00