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Benson Copper Dish CP119
Benson Copper Dish CP119
Original, quality circa 1900, oval shaped copper cooking / serving pan with the original lid with a cast brass shaped finial. This very clean example has a bright nickel finish to the interior of both the pan and the lid and the underside of the pan is impressed 'Benson' for the manufacturer and designer W.A.S Benson. A most unusual dish, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

11" x 7.5" plus 4" tall.

 
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Price: 165.00


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.

20" wide.

11.5" front to back.

Burners 3.5" diam at base.

2.5" tall including cap.

 
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Price: 650.00


Benson Copper Foodwarmer / Hotplate HP5



Benson Insulated Jug J148
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.

7.5" including pouring lip and handle.

 
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Price: 195.00


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".

 
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Price: 65.00


Benson Copper Insulated Jug J93



Benson Copper Kettle K180
Benson Copper Kettle K180
Original, quality 1920's Arts & Crafts copper kettle of a shallow form with a cast brass handle, spout and knob to the circular lid. Manufactured for W.A.S. Benson. A great-looking kettle, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. This example is not marked for Benson but is one of his.

8.25" body diam.

6.5" tall.

10" wide including spout.

 
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Price: 230.00


Benson Copper Teapot TP45
Original, quality circa 1900, copper teapot of an Arts & Crafts form with brass fittings. The underside has the logo "Benson" for the designer and maker W.A.S. Benson. This clean example has the original cane covered handle, turned cowhorn knob to the circular lid and a clever idea to stand the lid up when filling the pot or cooling the contents. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Minor damage to the cane cover to the handle, otherwise all is complete and in good and working order.

4.5" tall x 6.5" diam.

10" including handle and spout

 
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Price: 230.00


Benson Copper Teapot TP45



Benson Copper Teapot TP33
Benson Copper Teapot TP33
Original, quality circa 1900, copper teapot of an Art & Crafts form with brass fittings. The underside has the impressed mark of three hammers in a shield for the maker and designer W.A.S Benson. Some staining to the interior and casting marks to the rim of the teapot, otherwise complete and in good and working order. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost.

4.5" tall x 6.5" wide.

10" long including spout and handle.

 
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Price: 115.00

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