Candlestick

ca. 1795 (made)
Candlestick thumbnail 1
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Earthenware with moulded decoration
Brief Description
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
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.
Dimensions
  • Height: 27.3cm
Marks and Inscriptions
'W[***]' (Impressed under the base)
Credit line
Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber
Object history
One of a pair with 414:1208-1885 (Sch. II 319).
Production
Label - Perhaps made by the factory of the Wood family in Burslem
Subjects depicted
Other Number
Sch. II 319A - Schreiber number
Collection
Accession Number
414:1208/A-1885

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record createdApril 17, 2009
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