Best & Lloyd, Birmingham | 2 Art Nouveau Wall Lights | England c.1900
A pair of decorative cast-brass art nouveau wall lights by Best & Lloyd, Birmingham complemented with reproduction “tear-drop” hobnail lampshades produced by a UK based artisan. England c.1900
As Found: Damage to top section of backplate to 1 wall light. (see picture)
Provenance: See Best & Lloyd chandelier RF001 with matching design gallery.
Ht.(overall)35cm/14in, Dpth. 30/12, Ht.(backplate)27/10.5, Ht.(shade)17/6.5, W.12/4.75
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.