Candleholder in the form of a Chinese man

French (Strasbourg)
about 1750
Made by Strasbourg Manufactory (France, working 1720-1781)


Object Place: Europe, Strasbourg, France

Dimensions

27.94 cm (11 in.)

Accession Number

69.1259

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Candleholder in form of a Chinese man. Faience; white glaze; Man dressed in long flowing robes with deep sleeves and a leaf hat, one arm around the candleshaft which is entwined around his other wrist, fluted leaf-shaped bobeche. Repaired breaks in holder and thru body at chest-level. Mate to 69.1258.

Provenance

Antique Porcelain Company, New York; October 1969, purchased by Edward Pflueger

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward M. Pflueger