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Candlestick

Candlestick

  • Place of origin:

    Lane End (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1790 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Turner & Co. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black basalt

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    2647-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 12, shelf 2

Physical description

Statuette forming a candlestick, of black basalt ware, one of a pair. A female figure in classical drapery with a wreath of flowers on her head; she carries a cornucopia on her back and is standing on a moulded circular pedestal with conventional ornament in low relief.

Place of Origin

Lane End (made)

Date

ca. 1790 (made)

Artist/maker

Turner & Co. (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Black basalt

Marks and inscriptions

'TURNER'
Impressed

Dimensions

Height: 22.9 cm

Object history note

Jermyn Street Collection.

Descriptive line

Statuette forming a candlestick, black basalt, made by William & John Turner, Lane End, Staffordshire, ca. 1790

Labels and date

Candlestick
made by William and John Turner, Lane End, Staffordshire, about 1790
Mark: 'TURNER', impressed
Black Basalt

2647-1901 Jermyn Street Collection

One of a pair. [23/05/2008]

Materials

Stoneware

Subjects depicted

Cornucopia; Women

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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