Style of Faraday & Sons | 3 Small Edwardian Plafonniers | England c.1905

A set of three small Edwardian Plafonniers in the style of Faraday & Sons, London. The white opaline-glass hemispherical shade set into the original cast brass fitment with attractively designed finials for chain support; replacement hook plate; English,c.1905;

Ht. 64cm/25ins; ht. (plafonnier) 38/15; diam.20/8

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 F & C osler, specialising in chandeliers, and Faraday’s merged to become Osler and Faraday Ltd, working from Wardour Street until 1925.

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