Best & Lloyd, Birmingham | 2 “Pullman Coach” Wall Lights | English mid c.20th
A pair of good quality cast-brass wall lights of fluted “torchere” form by the famous lighting designer of Best & Lloyd Birmingham. These lights were reputedly designed for the Pullmam 1st class railway carriages and come with their original frosted glass tulip form lampshade. England mid c.20th
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.