Late C19th /early C20th carved mahogany candle-stand or torchere of Chippendale revival style.
Finely-carved accurate and faithful copy of an important George III Chippendale period candle-stand made in the reign of Edward VII. The single-piece dished circular top raised on a finely carved tapering fluted column with leaf-wrapped and wrythen knop detail , unto a carved tripod base with scroll detail and scrolled feet . The tops of the legs carved with trailing harebell flower-head detail .
Fine attention to detail a with rich ,dark colour and patina to the selected superior grade of mahogany .
The original design to support a candlestick or candelabra to light a room , but in addition , could be used for a lamp or to display porcelain .
In excellent condition , with no damage or repairs.
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years ,M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and ...show more description trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
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Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 1612 ...show less description
Height = 110 cm (44")
Width = 26 cm (10")
Depth = 26 cm (10")
About the Date of Manufacture
This antique was produced in the Edwardian period (1901-1910). The Edwardian era or Edwardian period of British history covers the brief reign of King Edward VII, 1901 to 1910, and is sometimes extended in both directions to capture long term trends from the 1890s to the First World War.