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Birmingham Guild of Handicraft No 32 Pendant Light


Birmingham Guild of Handicraft No 32 Pendant Light.

Inspired by Charles Robert Ashbee's example, a second Guild of Handicraft
was set up in Birmingham in 1890, with metalworker
Arthur Stansfeld Dixon as the leading spokesman.

A friend of William Morris, Dixon designed visually simple looking metalwork

with an emphasis on skilled hand work.

'A man should not be cut off from the full effect of his work...
if art is to live and not die, mens work must be so arranged
that they may be able to keep thier souls alive...
the craftsman must come before the merchant,
and the machine must be subservient to the hand of man.'

By Hammer & Hand

No 32 in the original Birmingham Guild Catalogue.

Hammered copper reflector shade

with polished brass fittings.

Supplied complete with a choice of period style filament bulbs,

Specially turned cord grips, period style silk flex

and special hammered BGH No 6 ceiling rose.

Size: 9" diameter.

Price on request

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