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Candlestick

1991.533 (RS21083)

Description

Chinese export porcelain candlestick of trumpet shape with a small dish at the top and a wide outflared base. It is decorated overall with the "Rose Medallion" pattern of figures and floral motifs in polychrome enamels and some gilt.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1880
Location of origin
Jingdezhen, China
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
enamel paint
gilding
porcelain
Object type
Lighting Equipment; Lighting Holders
Descriptive terms
Candleholder
Candlestick
candlesticks
Chinese export
enamel paint
gilding
porcelain
Dimensions
8 1/4 x 4 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.533
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2502

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