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Figural Candlestick
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Figural Candlestick


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Description The candlestick is in the form of two branches held by a nude girl with a basket of flowers and a floral wreath. At Chelsea, a candlestick was an occasion for creating lavish designs of pastoral figures surrounded by flowers.
Exhibitions
  • Age of Elegance: The Rococo and its Effects. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore. 1959.
Provenance George Robinson Harding, London [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1911, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1911

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Period
ca. 1758-1769
Medium
gilt on soft paste porcelain
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.813
Measurements
10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm)
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