Pair of Candelabra

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-305314

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

Descriptive Terms

candelabras (candleholders)
porcelain
Candleholder
Candelabrum
Candelabrum

Inscription

"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)

Additional Identification Number

1036.2

Maker

Meissen (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Germany

Object Type

Lighting Equipment; Lighting Holders

Dimensions

14 1/4 x 10 x 10 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

2014.170.2.1AB-.2AB