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Candlestick

Candlestick

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr A.L.B. Ashton

  • Museum number:

    C.179-1938

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 1, shelf 4

Physical description

Hand candlestick of soft-paste porcelain. Shallow saucer with cylindrical socket and spur-like handle (partly missing) from which springs an arrowhead leaf enclosing a spray of flowers moulded in low relief. Painted with small flower sprays and two bundles of coloured "rods", and three single flowers round the holder.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels

Dimensions

Height: 6.4 cm, Diameter: 13.7 cm

Descriptive line

Hand candlestick, soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels; Bow Porcelain Factory, England (London), ca. 1750

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Foliation (pattern)

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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