A Regency Ebonised and Mahogany Pedestal

With applied reeded-panels on a shaped plinth with turned feet, with pressed aluminium inventor label ‘M453’.
Provenace: The James Family collections, West Dean House, West Sussex
REcorded together with a smaller pedestal at Monkton House, the property of Edward James, in a 1977 inventory for this property, as ‘M453 A 19th Century mahogany square section torchere on platform base, 4’4″ high, and a smaller ditto, 3’2″ high’ (“Inventory and Valuation of the Contents of Monkton House, East Marden, Near Chichester, West Sussex”, by King & Chasemore, under ‘Garden, Stables, Swimming Pool, Etc.’, p.35)

Height: 131 cm, 51 5/8″
Width: 39 cm, 15 3/8″
Depth: 39 cm, 15 3/8″