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Candlestick

Candlestick

  • Place of origin:

    Hanley (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1795 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    J. & C. Whitehead (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with moulded decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:1208-1885

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Candlestick of cream coloured earthenware, moulded in the form of a square column with fluted sides. Square spreading plinth with festoons of husk-pattern and borders of beading in relief. Nozzle in the form of a balustraded capital with a beaded edge.

Place of Origin

Hanley (made)

Date

ca. 1795 (made)

Artist/maker

J. & C. Whitehead (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with moulded decoration

Marks and inscriptions

'W[***]'
Impressed under the base

Dimensions

Height: 27.3 cm

Object history note

One of a pair with 414:1208/A-1885 (Sch. II 319A).

Descriptive line

Candlestick of cream coloured earthenware, moulded in the form of a square column with fluted sides, probably made by the factory of James and Charles Whitehead, Hanley, ca. 1795

Production Note

Old label: 'Perhaps made by the factory of the Wood family in Burslem'

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Moulded

Subjects depicted

Beading; Festoons

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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