One of a pair of candelabra

German
about 1750–53
Made by Höchst Manufactory (Germany)


Dimensions

Height: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2006.971.1

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics

One of a pair. Formed as Malabars, each seated upon scrollwork and holding two candle nozzles in their outstretched hands, this one with blue-edged ermine-lined pink cloak, iron-red striped sash and puce striped robe over lilac trousers and yellow shoes, on pink and gilt wave and C-scroll bases.

Provenance

Mrs. D. Connor. April 20, 1964, sale, Christie's, London, lot 41. 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