Attributed Best & Lloyd | 2 Art Nouveau Ceiling Lights | England c.1900
A pair of art nouveau brass three-arm electroliers attributed to Best & Lloyd, Birmingham, each arm supporting pendant a cranberry-glass lampshade. England, c.1905.
Ht. 42cm/16.5in, W. 50.5cm/20ins.
Provenance: see picture 4 of a signed Best & Lloyd chandelier with matching internal ball and arm design.
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.