Best & Lloyd, Birmingham | Rare & Impressive Art Nouveau Chandelier | England 1898
A rare, early and very impressive English six-branch chandelier by Best & Lloyd . Each scrolled arm in the art nouveau style and supporting pendant a reproduction vaseline-glass lampshade of enclosed globular form and terminated at the base with a further seventh lampshade.
Ht. 110cm/43in (excludes any chain and ceiling plate required), Diam.92/36
Best & Lloyd, Birmingham 1867
Best & Lloyd founded in 1867 after liquidation of Best & Hobson producing candle lamps
By 1900 Best & Lloyd had become the largest lighting manufacturer in the world.
In 1928, founder Robert Best’s grandson designed the iconic Bestlite range inspired by the Bauhaus movement.