Best & Lloyd, Birmingham | 2 Art Nouveau Wall Lights | England c.1900
A pair of fabulous art nouveau wall lights complemented with two original vaseline glass bell lampshades. The strongly cast brass frames with the very distinctive trademark swirl design of Best & Lloyd but apparently unsigned. England c.1900
(Provenance: see pictures of 2 Signed Best & Lloyd ceiling lights with matching brass swirl design)
HT.(backplate)36cm/14in, Ht.(overall)43/17, Dpth.36/14
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.