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.
N. Brawer, British Campaign Furniture, p.53. (for similar examples)
Width 9 Depth 8.5 Height 11.5 in.
See also: L1261, L1532, L1540, L3322.