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Candlestick

Candlestick

  • Place of origin:

    Leeds (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1790 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with moulded decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:1168/A-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 8, shelf 3

Physical description

Candlestick of cream-coloured earthenware, moulded in the form of a fluted Corinthian column, and with a square base with a border of egg-and-tongue pattern and festoons hung from a ram's head at the upper corners.

Place of Origin

Leeds (probably, made)

Date

ca. 1790 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with moulded decoration

Dimensions

Height: 25.4 cm

Object history note

One of a pair with 414:1168-1885 (Sch. II 337).

Descriptive line

Candlestick of cream-coloured earthenware, moulded in the form of a fluted Corinthian column, probably made in Leeds, ca. 1790.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Moulded

Subjects depicted

Festoons; Ram's head

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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