Candle holder

LL 6730


Candle holder in the form of a young negress; candle holder missing. The figure wears a short pleated skirt in three tiers, which is enamelled on the biscuit in yellow, aubergine, green, and white with scroll and jewel designs. The rest of the figure is enamelled in black, except for the eyes, mouth, nails, waistband, armlets, collar, ankle-bands, and bandolier of jewels, which are gilt and red. Star-shaped ornaments on the forehead. The quality of the ware inferior and enamels dull. Base, an oblong rectangular plinth with lozenge design in front and prunus flowers on the sides, and black landscape at the back.