Chinese collection

Item LL 5919
pair of objects - LL 5919 and LL 5920

Accession no: LL 5919
Object type: Cloisonné
Name: Pricket candlestick
Materials: Cloisonné enamel
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Qianlong (1736-1795 AD)
Measurements: H. 34.8 cm, DB. 16 cm

Description: Pricket candlestick, one of a pair (to LL 5920), with bell-shaped foot, deep saucer-shaped tray, straight stem, and cup with pricket spike to support candle. Decorated with cloisonné enamel designs in a green turquoise ground; leaf scrolls and borders of fret, ju-i (ruyi ''as-you-wish''), and other formal patterns.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 856.