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Title

Birds in branches' candlestick [one of a pair]

circa 1765-1770

Artist

Derby

England

1750 -

  • Details

    Date
    circa 1765-1770
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    soft-paste porcelain
    Dimensions
    23.2 x 14.0 x 10.7 cm
    Credit
    On loan from Kenneth Reed
    Location
    18th c European porcelain
    Accession number
    L2012.118
    Copyright

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    Artist information
    Derby

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    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 L2012.127.

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