Candlestick

Porcelain candlestick in a form of a squared column decorated with a coat of arms on an octagonal domed foot and enameled bands in blue, orange and gold.
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  • Porcelain candlestick in a form of a squared column decorated with a coat of arms on an octagonal domed foot and enameled bands in blue, orange and gold.

Date:

1775/1800

Artist:

China

About this artwork

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European Decorative Art

Title

Candlestick

Origin

Jingdezhen

Date

1775–1800

Medium

Hard-paste porcelain with polychrome enamels and gilding

Inscriptions

Motto: "VIRTUTIS MERCES GLORIA".

Dimensions

H. 26 cm (10 1/4 in.); Base diameter: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frederick S. Colburn

Reference Number

1958.225

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