Candlestick

DATE:
c. 1770
MATERIAL AND TECHNIQUE:
Porcelain
CLASSIFICATION:
Lighting Devices
DIMENSIONS:
7 9/16 × 4 1/16 × 4 1/16 in. (19.21 × 10.32 × 10.32 cm)
DEPARTMENT:
Decorative Arts and Design
LOCATION:
Wendy and Emery Reves Collection - Grand Salon, Level 3
CREDIT LINE:
Dallas Museum of Art, The Wendy and Emery Reves Collection
COPYRIGHT:
Image courtesy Dallas Museum of Art
OBJECT NUMBER:
1985.R.902

General Description

Candlesticks are uncommon in Chinese export porcelain. This example was probably modeled after mid-18th-century European metal examples.

Adapted from

Dallas Museum of Art, Decorative Arts Highlights from the Wendy and Emery Reves Collection (Dallas, Texas: Dallas Museum of Art, 1995), 113.

Web Resources

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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