Best & Lloyd, Birmingham | Art Nouveau 3-Branch Ceiling Light | England c.1900
An art nouveau three-arm hanging lamp of foliate designed and signed by the famous lighting designer of Best & Lloyd, Birmingham, each arm supporting a delicate opalescent-glass lampshade. England, c.1900.
Ht. 60cm/24ins, Diam. 60/24
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.