rare mid c19th angloindian carved solid ebony candlestand of outstanding quality

Rare mid C19th Anglo-Indian carved solid ebony candlestand of outstanding quality.



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M 1811


Rare mid C19th Anglo-Indian carved solid ebony candlestand of outstanding quality.
Superbly carved tripod base candlestand with circular top . The shaped tripod legs with carved claw feet . The base of the column with triple carved lion mask details. The column with tightly carved leaf detail and turned rings. The circular top with a simple moulded edge , a carved ring beneath the top where the column joins the bearer.
Excellent quality throughout, the dense heavy ebony or Macassar ebony , displaying some faint brown figuring in some areas of the column shaft and top .
In excellent original condition.
*Amin Jaffer "Furniture from British India and Ceylon " p. 145 illustrates and discusses a solid ebony centre table produced in Madras , Southern India , an area famous for the manufacture of high quality ebony furniture. The table has lion moopodia support elements.
*Amin Jaffer "Luxury Goodsfrom India" p.36 illustrates and discusses a solid carved ivory table of similar proportions and form to the table offered here and referred to as a "Teapoy" , referring to the Hindu translation for three-leg or tripod .
H 33"
W 14"
D 14"
India , probably Madras c.1860
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Internal Ref: M 1811


Height = 84 cm (33")
Width = 36 cm (14")
Depth = 36 cm (14")

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