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Pair of Candelabra

2014.170.2.1AB-.2AB (RS259257)

Description

Pair of candelabra [.1a-.2a] with removable five-light candle arms [.1b-.2b]. Candelabrum [.1ab] has a figure of a girl wearing a fur trimmed pink coat and yellow floral skirt. A figure of a boy in a blue floral coat and knee breeches stands below offering the girl a goblet held in his right hand. Candle arm decorated with applied porcelain flowers. Candelabrum [.2ab] has a figure of a boy wearing a pink floral coat and blue floral knee breeches placing his hand atop the head of a girl in a yellow and blue floral dress. The girl is holding up her apron which is filled wth flowers and sheaves of wheat. She is holding a small curved knife in her right hand.Candle arm decorated with applied porcelain flowers. Candelabra are part of a garniture set with accompanying mantel clock.

Details

Maker
Meissen (Manufacturer)
Date
1860-1890
Inscriptions
"6." and two parallel blue lines crossed by one horizontal blue line (handwritten)
"66" and two parallel blue lines crossed by one horizontal blue line (handwritten)
Location of origin
Germany
Material
porcelain
Object type
Lighting Equipment; Lighting Holders
Descriptive terms
candelabras (candleholders)
Candelabrum
Candleholder
porcelain
Dimensions
14 1/4 x 10 x 10 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2014.170.2.1AB-.2AB
GUSN
305314

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