Rare pair of WAS Benson candlesticks

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Rare pair of copper and brass counterbalance Art Nouveau cantilever mantelpiece candlesticks, by WAS Benson, c1900, with typical Benson copper floral leaves and sconce base; sinuously curved elongated arm on stylised trefoil feet and large weighted ball end. Model 204 (stamped as such) as appears in the 1899-1900 catalogues.
Also illustrated in the Collectors Style Guides, Arts & Crafts by Malcolm Haslam page 63.
Approx 12" end to end.

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