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R W Winfield Convolvulus Lily Flower Light

R W Winfield Convolvulus Lily Flower Light

R W Winfield Convolvulus Lily Flower Light

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R W WINFIELD CONVOLVULUS LILY FLOWER LIGHT

THIS IS A RARE PIECE OF BRITISH MADE HISTORY

THE LAMP WAS ORIGINALLY MADE AS A CURTAIN ROD HOLDER BY THE BRITISH COMPANY R W WINFIELD BIRMINGHAM

1840'S

THE DECORATIVE CURTAIN ROD HOLDER HOLDER HAS BEEN SYMPATHETICALLY CONVERTED INTO A LIGHT MANY YEARS AGO

THE LEAVES ARE IN BRASS WITH SOLID BRASS FLOWER STEM, THE HAND BLOWN MILK GLASS FLOWER IS IN THE SHAPE OF THE CONVOLVULUS LILY FLOWER.

THERE IS A PATENT DATE MARK ON ONE SIDE OF THE BRASS BUD, AND THE PATENT 'R W WINFIELD MARK' ON THE OTHER

THE LIGHT HAS A SMALL BAYONET FITTING INSIDE THE GLASS FLOWER AND THE WIRING GOES UP THE STEM AND THROUGH THE LEAVES.

THE LIGHT HAS NO ORIGINAL HANGING HOOK

A WIRE LOOP HAS BEEN ADDED AROUND THE HIDDEN PART OF THE STEM THROUGH THE BACK OF THE LAMP TO HANG IT ON A WALL WITHOUT IT SHOWING OR IT LOOKS JUST STUNNING SAT ON A TABLE

HEIGHT 26CM
WIDTH 16.5CM
DEPTH 9CM

R W Winfield, Winfields Rolling Mills Ltd, founded in 1829 in Cambridge St. to Broad Street site in Birmingham
Manufactured of rolled metal, wire, gas fittings, brass foundry, lighting, beds, chandeliers and brass chains. Exhibited at Great Exhibition 1851. Manufacture of finished products ceased in 1900 but the rolling mill was taken over by ICI Metals Ltd. Records for 1824 to 1977 are at Birmingham City Archives.

Dimensions

W16.5 x H26.0 x D9.0 cm

Condition

Used

Wear condition

Good

Designer

R W WINFIELD

Brand/manufacturer

R W WINFIELD

Date of manufacture

1800s

Place of origin

United Kingdom

Material

BRASS & HAND BLOWN MILK GLASS

Period

19th Century

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SKU

87809780
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