An antique, 19th century Anglo Indian Regency sconce with carved shell form teak backplate with brass boss supporting two brass S-scrolling spurred arms, originally used to support a blown glass candle shade. Originally these sconces held candles but they could be electrified if desired.
(for examples) N. Brawer, British Campaign Furniture, p.53.
Width 12.5 Depth 5.5 Height 14 in.
See also: L1261, L1532, L1540, L3322.