Skip to main content

Candlestick: O.8-2014

An image of Candlestick

Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Colours in this image

Alternative views

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Bronze candlestick, inlaid with silver, in the shape of a lotus leaf with a wavy edge.

Notes

History note: Originating from the joint collections of Professor Peter H. Plesch and Mrs. Gerta R. (Traudi) Plesch OBE

Legal notes

Given by Philippa Neilson

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2014-03-03) by Neilson, Philippa

Dating

17th-18th Century
Circa 1600 CE - Circa 1799 CE

School or Style

Korean

Components of the work

Inlay composed of silver

Materials used in production

Bronze

Techniques used in production

Inlay (process)

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.8-2014
Primary reference Number: 201237
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Thursday 12 March 2015 Updated: Monday 13 May 2019 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Candlestick" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/201237 Accessed: 2022-08-12 07:25:14

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/201237 |title=Candlestick |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-08-12 07:25:14|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-201237

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src="https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/imagestore/aa/aa32/O_8_2014_1_201404_kly25_dc2.jpg"
        alt="Candlestick"
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Candlestick</figcaption>
    </figure>
</div>
    

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...