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MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Made: Worcester, England
  • DATES 1895
    DIMENSIONS 8 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (22.2 x 10.8 x 10.8 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On underside of base, transfer printed in puce: "[Co. logo]/RdNo160134 [in box]/1478"; written on foot: "63"; impressed: "10/11C"; applied white rectangular sticker, written in blue: "7298"; applied white rectangular sticker, written in blue: "Royal Worster Candle/201-1 $245".
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.152.226
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Single candlestick, molded, vertical tulip-like flower shaped candle holder and central section of a twisted, stylized, meandering branch and leaf stem, on a thick, round, raised base. White underglaze with overall decoration in light pink and green glaze, repeated highlighting decoration in gold leaf, three thick bands of gold leaf on base.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Worcester Royal Porcelain Co. (founded 1751). Candlestick, 1895. Porcelain, 8 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (22.2 x 10.8 x 10.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.226. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1999.152.226.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.1999.152.226.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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