Electric Table Lamp No 7 c.1893.
A movable reading lamp with hammered metal reflector.
This lamp, now in the collection of the V&A museum was given by
Inspired by Charles Robert Ashbee's example, a second Guild of Handicraft
A friend of William Morris, Dixon designed visually simple looking metalwork,
with an emphasis on skilled hand work, only using machinery where appropriate...
'A man should not be cut off from the full
effect of his work...
Other key figures associated with the Birmingham Guild were
of metalworking skills.
The guiding principle of design was simplicity of line, closely followed
by the absence of decoration, except for the occasional cabochon.
BGH No 43 Electric Table Lamp c.1895.
BGH No 6 Hall or Porch Lantern c.1895.
BGH No 59 Rise & Fall Light c.1895.
BGH No 8 Lamp c.1895.
Combination Table / Wall Light No 44 c.1898.
Wall Light No17 with vaseline glass shade c.1898.
Combination Table / Wall light c.1895.
Combination Reading Lamp No 11, hammered brass with silk shade c.1895.
BGH No 87 Special Reflector Lamp in hammered copper & brass; the shade with silvered interior
rotates to shield or reflect the light as required.
Silvered Dressing Table Lamp No 77 with rotating reflector shield and height adjustment c.1900.
Cast brass Reading Lamp with hammered reflector shade c.1900.