Porcelain Candlestick


Compagnie des Indes ( Chinese , 1719 - 1794 )

c. 1735
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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

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