Pair of Important Elsie Roberts Oswald Partridge Milne Art Deco 1932 Lamps

Pair of Important Elsie Roberts Oswald Partridge Milne Art Deco 1932 Lamps

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Pair of Important Elsie Roberts Oswald Partridge Milne Art Deco 1932 Lamps:

Royal HouseAntiques

Royal House Antiques is delighted to offer forsale thissublime pair of small side table lamps, chromed metal, made byTucker & Edgar Ltd London, designed by Miss Elsie Roberts in the studio ofOswald Milne for Claridges Hotel, ca.1932.

A very rare a well made pair, they are original1932, the bases are domes which have been chromed in half with the other sidebeing peach in colour in the atomic style, the shades are fully chrome platedwith the original unrestored internals which have a wonderful patina.

The only other known example that I have seenis detailed in the V&A (Victoria & Albert Museum) the full details areas follows.

Oswald Partridge Milne was educated at BedfordSchool, and followed his father into the architectural profession. He wasarticled to Sir Arthur William Blomfield from 1898 to 1901, and remained as hisassistant until 1902 when he joined the office of Edwin Landseer Lutyens as hisassistant.

He left in 1904 to commence practice on his ownaccount in London. He went into partnership with the Hon. Paul Phipps in 1919.Their practice chiefly involved country houses. He joined his father's practiceMilne and Hall in 1906, which he continued until until 1916.

His work included some of the main interiors ofClaridge's Hotel in London. He was later in partnership with Alfred Underhill.In 1927 he was in practice at 64 Wigmore Street in London. His work includesthe Eleventh Church of Christ Scientist in London, Hunterscombe Place inOxfordshire, Sprowston Court in Norwich, Coleton Fishacre in South Devon,Tirinie in Perthshire, and the War Memorial Building at Bedford School .

He was also the architect of Nuffield Placenear Henley-on-Thames, the home William Morris, founder of Morris Motors inOxford, later Lord Nuffield

He was a leading Fellow of the Royal Society ofArts, a Chairman of Council in 1959-61 and Vice-President.

Oswald Partidge Milne died on 15 January 1968at Hampstead in London aged 86 years.

The lamps have been fully service to include afull rewire and new plug, they are ready to go


Height 31cm

Width 20cm

Depth 20cm.

Measurements are taken at the widest point, ifyou would like any additional or specific measurements please ask.

Any questions please feel free to ask beforeyou offer.


Royal House Antiques is a privately owned familyran business founded in Wimbledon SW19 and now based in Pulborough RH20. Wespecialise in finding, restoring very fine luxury antique leather seating,along with every single other type of antique ranging from the 16thcentury to the 20th century. We also stock a number of designerbrands such as Fritz Hansen, Ralph Lauren, Cavalli, Charles & Ray Eames,Vitra, David Linley, Rolex, Tiffany, Jager Le Coulter and so on


We accept payment via Bitcoin, Bitcoin cash,Ethereum, Bacs, Chaps, PayPal or Card, we would kindly ask that all items arepaid for within 48 hours and collected within 7 working days, we can hold allpaid items for 14 days free of charge, there after a £20 a week storage feewill apply. We have long term storage which is very economically priced, we arehappy to hold stock for as long as needed providing it is arranged prior to thepurchase

If sold items aren’t collected within three monthsand no arrangements have been made for long term storage you will forfeit theitem and payment


Please view the very detailed pictures astheyform part of the descriptionpertaining to the condition. Please also ask any questionsbefore you offerand not after, all of our items are sold as seen and as listed

Royal House Antiques cannot be held liable for anyindependent assumptions made regarding the items we sell, if you are unsure onany point, please feel free to ask for clarity

Please note vintage period and original items suchas leather seating will always have natural patina in the form of creasing andwear, we recommend annual waxing to ensure no moisture is lost, also hand dyedleather is not recommended to sit in direct sunlight for prolonged periods oftime as it will dry out and fade


Most countries charge some kind of import dutyhowever almost all of our items won’t incur any charges as the items are exemptfrom tax due to the age and materials used

For European deliveries the price you will bequoted will include all clearance documentation and any customs charges sothere won’t be any additional fees

For international deliveries such as the UnitedStates there can be some import duty to pay and or a clearance fee, I wouldestimate that 99% of all deliveries clear customs without being stopped foreither

All duties are the responsibility of the purchaserwho is the importer, they can’t be covered by the seller or shipping agent orfactored in with additional retrospective discounts


Royal House Antiques offers a no quibble returnpolicy if the item is not as described, if there are any issues with the pieceyou will be refunded in full once the item has been returned and inspectedwithin 14 days, alternatively if there is a small issue, we can discuss findinga mutual resolution that makes all parties happy

We don’t offer a sale on approval service whichmeans you can purchase the item, have it delivered and if you simply don’t likeit, return it, this comes under change of mind or doesn’t fit. There is a lotof time, money and work involved in transporting goods around the world, thecosts incurred can be vast so my advice would be if you are unsure on a pieceplease ask as many questions as you like to make sure you understand everythingbefore you buy, if you are still unsure then please either arrange a viewing inperson or if that’s not possible then don’t buy from an online retailer,perhaps look for a local gallery instead

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