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Candlestick

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1662-1675 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in undreglaze blue and overglaze polychrome enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given from the collection of the late Surgeon-Captain J. A. Forrest, R.N.

  • Museum number:

    C.71-1954

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 1, shelf 6

Physical description

Candlestick of porcelain. Bell-shaped with spreading foot, short neck and cup-mouth; flat base. Painted in red, yellow and green in opposite vertical panels on the body are two flower-pots containing lotus and chrysanthemum plants respectively. On the neck a 'flaming' frieze in red; below the lip, a wave border. Rings in underglaze blue separate the bands of decoration.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1662-1675 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in undreglaze blue and overglaze polychrome enamels

Dimensions

Height: 15.6 cm, Diameter: 10.5 cm

Descriptive line

Candlestick, porcelain painted in undreglaze blue and overglaze enamels; China (Jingdezhen), Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Production Note

Register: Kangxi period 91662-1722)
Date revised on 27/05/2010 (L. Mengoni)

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Lotus flowers; Wave pattern; Chrysanthemum

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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