Candlestick

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1880

GUSN

GUSN-2502

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

Descriptive Terms

candlesticks
enamel paint
gilding
porcelain
Chinese export
Candleholder
Candlestick
Candlestick

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Jingdezhen, China

Object Type

Lighting Equipment; Lighting Holders

Dimensions

8 1/4 x 4 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.533

Places

Probably
Probably