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Candlestick: Gallery Label - Current

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Minneapolis Institute of Arts

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2006-05-30

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
The bell-shaped body of this candlestick was among the first Western forms to be reproduced in Chinese porcelain. It corresponds to early 17th century pewter and brass candsticks, which may have been sent to China as a sample, as candlesticks were previously unknown there.
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Type: Commentary, Gallery Label - Current
Source: Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Rights: Copyright Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Added to Site: November 21, 2009