Candlestick

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


Dimensions

Height: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2006.876.1

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware (faience)

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Chinoiserie style, decorated in yellow, iron-red, turquoise and blue, the Chinese figure with conical hat holding a palm trunk, with foliate nozzle. Relates to an undercorated pair, also from the Pflueger collection (69.1258-1259).

Provenance

April 6, 1973, Anonymous Sale, Sotheby & Co., Zurich, lot 44. The Antique Porcelain Company. Purchased April 9, 1973 by Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger, New York

Credit Line

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger