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A small Faraday & Son glass and brass acorn lantern

£500.00 Approx $625, €591.72

Code: P0728576


W: 14cm (5.5")H: 25cm (9.8")

Faraday & Son light, the shade with applied drizzled cranberry glass in the form of a strawberry. The crown of hand wrought brasswork charming red glass and brass acorn lantern. English, 20th century. 

The frame is register marked as Faraday & Son. Robert Faraday had a foundry in Wardour St. London between 1825 - 1919 and then it was sold to the Osler company. An important figure during the turn of the century in striving to produce safer gas lighting, and was a pioneer in manufacturing electric lamps.