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Benson Brass Dish with Lid DP18
Benson Brass Dish with Lid DP18
Original, quality circa 1900 circular brass dish with lid in the Aesthetic Movement form and stamped to the underside "British Made" and with the 'Benson' logo of three hammers in a shield and "W.A.S.B.". The lid has the original small knob turned in cowhorn. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. 3" tall x 4.5" diam. 
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Price: 185.00


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 Ice Bucket / Soup Tureen IB8
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 and Brass Inkwell IW91
Original, quality circa 1880 / 1900 Arts and Crafts design copper and brass inkwell stamped to the underside for the designer "W.A.S Benson". The water lily leaf shaped base is in copper and the central inkwell and lid is in brass and a replacement old white ceramic liner have been fitted. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. A difficult inkwell to find today. 4" tall and 5.5" diam. 
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Price: 230.00


Benson Copper and Brass Inkwell IW91



Benson Copper Tray T130
Benson Copper Tray T130
Original, quality circa 1880 / 1900, oval shaped heavy copper tea tray with a stepped outer edge. This super tray is stamped to the underside "W.A.S. Benson" for the designer / manufacturer of serious Arts and Crafts items. This shape is the first we have seen. Has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. 14" x 23.5" and 1" tall. 
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Price: 400.00


Benson Copper Tray and Tea Set TP25
Original, quality, circa 1880 / 1900, copper tea tray and four piece tea set of an unusual form, designed by W.A.S. Benson in the Art and Crafts manner. This super oval tray with a soft gallery and rolled over ends to act as handles is stamped to the underside "W.A.S Benson", Although the rest of set is not; he was known not to mark everything. This tea set is well illustrated in reference works published on Benson & Co. The teapot and milk jug have brass pouring lips and handles and the copper lid of the teapot has a knob turned in cowhorn always associated with Benson. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order, with no dents or damage to be seen. Tray 21.5" x 9" x 1.5". Teapot 6" tall, 3.75" wide and 5" including handle. Price is for the set. 
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Price: 650.00


Benson Copper Tray and Tea Set TP25



Benson Copper and Brass Teapot TP24
Benson Copper and Brass Teapot TP24
Original, quality serious Art and Crafts copper and brass teapot circa 1880 / 1900, designed and manufactured by WAS Benson. This super example has a "genie lamp" shape with a copper body and cast brass spout, loop handle, circular base and circular lid with a turned horn finial grip. There is no doubt this was manufactured by Benson, although it is not marked as such. Apart from a minor dent to one side on the upper rim, all is complete and in good and working order and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. 5.5" tall, 7.5" wide including handle and spout + 4.25" front to back. Plinth 2.5" diam and lid 2" diam. 
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Price: 400.00


Benson Copper and Brass Teapot TP23
Original, quality serious Art and Crafts copper and brass teapot circa 1880 / 1900, designed and manufactured by WAS Benson. This super example has a "genie lamp" shape with a copper body and cast brass spout, loop handle, circular base and circular lid with a turned horn finial grip. There is no doubt this was manufactured by Benson, although it is not marked as such. Apart from a minor dent to one side on the upper rim, all is complete and in good and working order and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. 7" tall, 9" wide including handle and spout + 5" front to back. Plinth 3.25" diam and lid 2.5" diam. 
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Price: 450.00


Benson Copper and Brass Teapot TP23

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