Candlestick

Austrian (Vienna)
About 1720–25
Made at Du Paquier Factory, Vienna (1718–1744)


Object Place: Europe, Vienna, Austria

Dimensions

H. 17.8 (7 in.);. W. 17.8 cm (7 in.); D. 16.5 cm ( (6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1983.89

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

On View

Angelica Lloyd Russell Gallery (Gallery 142)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Plain white, each with seated figure in an arbor between two vine and flower bedecked pillars supporting candle sockets of pillars supporting candle sockets of fluted turned form with leaf bobeches; man (126.69) holds flask in right hand and glass in left; woman (127.69) holds oval basket of pears on her lap, and one pear in her right hand.

Markings

No marks

Provenance

1969, Blumka Gallery, New York; September 22, 1969, sold by Blumka to R. Thornton Wilson (b. 1886 - d. 1977), New York; 1983, bequest of R. Thornton Wilson to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 12, 1983)

Credit Line

Bequest of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson