One of a matched pair of ash and inlaid walnut and olive candle stands, English, probably mid 19th century. late 17th century style, each with an octagonal top with moulded edge raised on twist turned pedestals and three down swept legs, ball feet. One top inlaid with a floral marquetry panel within an 'oyster veneered' border, the other with a walnut panel within a conforming border.
Recorded in 1944 Inventory as ‘A pair of 14in octagonal walnut pedestals centres inlaid marqueterie spiral columns and tripods' in Tapestry Drawing Room (Blue Drawing Room). Purchased by the National Trust with funding from The National Heritage Memorial Fund from John George Herbert, 8th Earl of Powis and Powis Estate Trustees in August 1999.