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Title

Birds in branches' candlestick [one of a pair]


Artist

Derby

England

1750 -


About

Candlesticks of comparable design were also produced at Bow at the same period. This example has the typical Derby patch marks. The candlestick is held by a looped branch at the back which has a thumb-rest in the form of a small shell. See also L2012.118.


Details


Date

circa 1765-circa 1770


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

soft-paste porcelain


Dimensions

23.8 x 15.0 x 10.2 cm


Credit

On loan from Kenneth Reed


Accession number

L2012.127


Artist information

Derby

Works in the collection

12


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 68 (colour illus., detail), 72 (colour illus.). cat.no. 84