Rare Old Hall 'Modernist' Oil Lamp Base Designed by Christopher Dresser c.1880
The buff angular body decorated with stylised daisies all supported on three angled spike feet.
This piece can be seen displayed on a dresser on the front cover of the book 'The Best of Arts & Crafts', Author: Brian Coleman, Published: Schiffer and on page 105.
Provenance: The Peter Rose and Albert Gallichan Collection
Peter Rose and Albert Gallichan were pioneering collectors of 19th Century fine and decorative arts and this unique collection was a shared passion assembled over the course of a lifetime from the 1950s onwards. The collection was regarded and recognised as academically important, a number of bequests of both decorative and fine arts from the collection have been accepted by museums includingThe British Museum and the Ashmolean.