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Pair of Benson Brass and Copper Candlesticks CS164
Pair of Benson Brass and Copper Candlesticks CS164
Pair of original, quality 1920's copper and brass candlesticks, designed by W.A.S Benson, in the typical Arts and Crafts form from this designer. These are not stamped for this maker but have all the other signs and were originally nickel plated. The slender turned stems are mounted with a simple tripod base and mounted to the top with a cast brass candle sconce surrounded, by five leaf like petals in sheet copper. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 6.5" tall and 6.5" base diam spreads of feet.  
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Price: 385.00


Benson Copper Insulated Jug J116
Original, quality, tapered copper insulated jug, circa 1900. This example is the smallest size in the range and was manufactured to a design by W.A.S. Benson. The insulated interior has a nickel liner, the conical lid has a shaped brass grip and hinge and the main body has a side brass strap handle. The underside is stamped for "Benson" with the logo of three hammers in a shield, "British Made" and "WASB". All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order. 4.5" tall x 3.75" base diameter and 4.75" front to back including handle.  
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Price: 115.00


Benson Copper Insulated Jug J116



Benson Copper Insulated Jug, 2 matching available J93
Benson Copper Insulated Jug, 2 matching available J93
Original, quality, tapered copper insulated jug, circa 1900, engraved to front with upper cased "H.H." for the previous owner. This example was manufactured to a design by WAS Benson, has an insulated liner and the original turned cow horn knob to the top of the hinged lid. The brass side strap handle is impressed to the reverse "W.A.S. Benson Patent". All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good order. 9.5" tall x base diameter 4.5". Price is for each.  
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Price: 89.00


Benson Copper Insulated Jug J87
Original, quality, tapered copper insulated jug, circa 1900. This example is a smaller one of the range of sizes, but not the smallest, was manufactured to a design by W.A.S Benson and has an unusual enamel liner to the inside. The hinged circular lid has the original turned cow horn knob and the shaped side handle is in brass. The underside is impressed "Benson's Patent" and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. Base 4.5" diameter, 9.25" tall and 5.25" wide including handle.  
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Price: 75.00


Benson Copper Insulated Jug   J87



Benson Copper Insulated Jug J78
Benson Copper Insulated Jug J78
Original, quality, tapered copper insulated jug, circa 1900. This example is a middle of the range size manufactured to a design by 'WAS Benson' and has an enamelled liner insulated between this and the copper sides. The hinged circular lid has the original turned cow horn knob and the shaped side strap handle is impressed to the underside "WAS Benson Patent". The enamelled liner has some chips to the floor and the outer copper body has several minor dents, but otherwise all is complete and in good order. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Base 7" diameter x 11" tall and 7.5" widest including handle.  
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Price: 115.00


Benson Copper Ice Bucket / Soup Tureen IB8
Original, quality, 1920's, copper ice bucket with an enamelled white interior to the bucket, brass side handles and a knob turned in cow horn to the lid. The underside of the handles and the inner rim of the lid are impressed 'W.A.S Benson Patent'. One small dent to the top rim otherwise all is in superb order. This is only the second we have seen. Has been lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. 10.5" wide including handles, 8" front to back and 9" tall including lid.  
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Price: 350.00


Benson Copper Ice Bucket / Soup Tureen IB8

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