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Candlestick figure

Candlestick figure

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1755-1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.668-1925

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 9, shelf 7

Physical description

Candlestick with a figure of Punch in soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Punch dances with his right foot raised and hold up a lantern in his right hand. He wears a striped and flowered harlequin jacket, flowered breeches, yellow shoes and a hat. He leans against a stump and the socket is formed of leaves. The stump and the scrolled base is picked out in green, yellow and crimson and decorated with applied flowers.

Place of Origin

Derby (made)

Date

ca. 1755-1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 24.8 cm

Descriptive line

Candlestick with a figure of Punch in soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, William Duesbury & Co., Derby, ca. 1755-1760.

Production Note

Bradshaw D5 p66 Punch not Harlequin. Register entry Punch not Harlequin.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Scroll; Lantern; Leaves; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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