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Chamber candlestick, one of a pair


Artist Unknown (Jingdezhen, China)


c. 1785

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G209
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Lighting | Porcelain
Size: 3 3/16 x 5 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. (8.1 x 14.61 x 14.61 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Jingdezhen, China, Jingdezhen
Culture: Asia, Jingdezhen, China
Style: 18th century
Inscriptions: Stickers on bottom: three collector's stickers
Physical Description: Chinese export candle cup represents a stalk of bamboo, with smaller taper holder; three-dimensional vine, dragon, two small animals; painted with Asian figures in a riverscape
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Leo and Doris Hodroff
Accession Number: 2004.261.30.1
Added to Site: March 1, 2009