Birds in branches' candlestick [one of a pair]
circa 1765-circa 1770
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.
Shown in 1 exhibition
The Lady and the Unicorn, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 10 Feb 2018–24 Jun 2018
Referenced in 1 publication
Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 68 (colour illus., detail), 72 (colour illus.). cat.no. 84