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Candlestick

Candlestick

  • Place of origin:

    Stoke-on-Trent (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1837 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Minton (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bone china painted with enamels, gilded and modelled

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.699-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case L, shelf 1

Physical description

Candlestick of bone china painted with enamels and gilded. In the form of a leafy column with a figure of a peasant woman standing beside it. She wears a wide hat, yellow bodice, and pink skirt over a flowered petticoat, and holds up flowers in her apron. Circular base with gilt scrollwork, and flowers modelled and applied to the base and column.

Place of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent (made)

Date

ca. 1837 (made)

Artist/maker

Minton (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Bone china painted with enamels, gilded and modelled

Dimensions

Height: 22.5 cm

Descriptive line

Candlestick of bone china painted with enamels and gilded, Minton & Co., Stoke-on-Trent, ca. 1837.

Materials

Bone china; Enamels

Techniques

Painted; Gilded; Modelled

Subjects depicted

Scrollwork; Woman; Flowers; Leaves

Categories

Ceramics; Bone China

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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