Faraday & Son, London | Neo-Classical Cut-Glass Lantern | England c.1920

£695.00

A good quality neo-classical cut-glass and brass lantern certainly by Faraday & Son, designed with their distinctive ram’s heads. England, c.1920.

Ht.74cm/29ins; w.16/6.25.

Faraday & Son, London

  • Robert Faraday was the brother of  Michael Faraday the well known pioneer scientist of electromagnetics.

  •  Robert ran a gasfitter’s and lighting company in Wardour Street from as early as 1823

  • After his father’s death his son James took over followed by his grandson Harold in 1875 when the company became known as Messrs. Faraday & Sons

  • The firm’s entries for the Electric Light Fittings Exhibition in Edinburgh received a favourable review in The Art Journal of August 1890

  •  In 1919, another company, specialising in chandeliers and Faraday’s merged to become Osler and Faraday Ltd, working from Wardour Street until 1925.

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