Keswick school ksia 2 branch copper wall sconce J Birkett

A rare hexaganol 2 branch wall sconce in copper from the Keswick School of Industrial Arts made by John Birkett.The design of seed pods and flower heads beautifully executed with great detail and skill by one of the best workers at the school.The two arms with drip pans sitting elegantly to the centre on pivot mounts.The piece will be early pre 1900 and carries an early straight line ksia mark along with the stamped JB initials to the front and J.Birkett scratch signature to the back.A rare item with everything you would want in a piece of Keswick school.This is a pair the other listed separately as it is executed by another worker.Fully and correctly marked.



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