James Hinks & Son | Art Nouveau Cast Brass Wall Lights | England c.1905
An impressive pair of cast brass art nouveau wall lights by James Hinks & Son, each with a good vaseline-glass lampshade possibly by James Powell & Sons of Whitefriars glass, England c.1905.
James Hinks & Son, Birmingham 1865-1925
- The Foundation of Hinks success was the invention of the Duplex Oil Burner in 1865
- Hinks duplex burners were supplied to lampmakers word-wide including Tiffany
- By 1907 Hinks is producing his own range of Art Nouveau lighting at Great Hampton Street & Hockley Street, Birmingham
- James Hinks and Son only survived briefly into the new era and was taken over by Falk Stadelmann in 1925