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Chamber candlestick with floral sprays, Derby Factory

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An image of Chamber Candlestick/Hand-Candlestick. Derby Porcelain Factory. The circular dish has curved sides with four large and four small lobes round the edge and a border of raised scrolls and foliage. It rises up in the centre to support the inner end of the handle and the nozzle in the form of a bell-shaped flower with a calyx of pointed leaves. The handle is in the form of a branch which curves upwards and downwards to rest on the dish. At its hightest point it has a horizontal flower-shaped thumbpiece. On the dish around the junction with the nozzle there are three blue flowers each with a pair of leaves, and another leaf lies further out beside the lower end of the handle. The dish is painted with three large sprays of mixed flowers and the nozzle with three smaller sprays of flowers of tone type. The outer edge has remnants of gilding. Soft-paste porcelain candlestick, moulded, lead-glazed, and decorated with applied flowers and leaves, and painting in polychrome enamels, height, whole, 8.2 cm, width, whole, 12.5 cm, circa 1760.

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Chamber Candlestick/Hand-Candlestick. Derby Porcelain Factory. The circular dish has curved sides with four large and four small lobes round the edge and a border of raised scrolls and foliage. It rises up in the centre to support the inner end of the handle and the nozzle in the form of a bell-shaped flower with a calyx of pointed leaves. The handle is in the form of a branch which curves upwards and downwards to rest on the dish. At its hightest point it has a horizontal flower-shaped thumbpiece. On the dish around the junction with the nozzle there are three blue flowers each with a pair of leaves, and another leaf lies further out beside the lower end of the handle. The dish is painted with three large sprays of mixed flowers and the nozzle with three smaller sprays of flowers of tone type. The outer edge has remnants of gilding. Soft-paste porcelain candlestick, moulded, lead-glazed, and decorated with applied flowers and leaves, and painting in polychrome enamels, height, whole, 8.2 cm, width, whole, 12.5 cm, circa 1760.

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  • Accession Number: C.90-1932
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/32.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Jaymes Sinclair
  • Image height: 943 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.6 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 117.59kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 32/1

Key words

18th Century Artist/Maker Artistic Movement Date Department Derbyshire Porcelain Factory Fitz_AA Georgian Material Medium Object Type Other Keywords Predominant Colours Roccoco Rococo Workflow _WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_OPACtd _WF_PCtd candlesticks ceramics chamber candlestick enamel enamelled floral flowers glazed green hand candlestick lead-glazed leaves moulded pastels pink polychrome porcelain soft-paste porcelain spray studio ceramics thumb-piece thumbpiece white

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rgb(156,162,165), rgb(214,214,213), rgb(93,91,75), rgb(126,127,111), rgb(196,197,192), rgb(89,99,95), rgb(203,212,202), rgb(203,204,212), rgb(122,133,142), rgb(131,86,103), rgb(164,117,138)

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