Calamander

Calamander wood is a very close relation to Coromandel and is also a native of India and South East Asia. Like Coromandel, it is a dense, close-grained wood, but tends to be more striped and consistent in appearance, being very similar to what we know today as Macassar Ebony.

Calamander Wood Veneer from an Antique Dressing Case by Asprey.

Calamander Wood Veneer from an Antique Dressing Case by Asprey.

Antique Dressing Case in Calamander with Silver-Gilt / Gold Fittings by Asprey.

Antique Dressing Case in Calamander with Silver-Gilt / Gold Fittings by Asprey.

Calamander Wood Veneer from an Antique Jewellery Box, Attributed to Edwards.

Calamander Wood Veneer from an Antique Jewellery Box, Attributed to Edwards.

Antique Jewellery Box in Calamander, Attributed to Edwards.

Antique Jewellery Box in Calamander, Attributed to Edwards.

Calamander Veneer from an Antique Dressing Case by Walter Thornhill.

Calamander Veneer from an Antique Dressing Case by Walter Thornhill.

Antique Dressing Case in Calamander with Silver-Gilt / Gold Fittings by Walter Thornhill.

Antique Dressing Case in Calamander with Silver-Gilt / Gold Fittings by Walter Thornhill.

Calamander Wood Veneer from an Antique Jewellery Box, Retailed by Lambert & Co.

Calamander Wood Veneer from an Antique Jewellery Box, Retailed by Lambert & Co.

Antique Jewellery Box in Calamander, Retailed by Lambert & Co.

Antique Jewellery Box in Calamander, Retailed by Lambert & Co.

Calamander Wood Veneer from an Antique Jewellery Box, by George Betjemann & Sons.

Calamander Wood Veneer from an Antique Jewellery Box, by George Betjemann & Sons.

Antique Jewellery Box in Calamander, by George Betjemann & Sons.

Antique Jewellery Box in Calamander, by George Betjemann & Sons.