LL 6131


Candleholder in the form of a young negress, holding in her right hand a horn. She 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. Ear-rings mounted with pearls hang in the ears. Star-shaped ornaments on the forehead. The figure stands on a leaf-shaped base which is painted with landscape and formal borders in famille verte enamels on the biscuit and mounted in metal.