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Egyptian candlestick, class 3, model 9

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Made: England
  • DATES 1880
    DIMENSIONS 7 x 5 x 4 3/4 in. (17.8 x 12.7 x 12.1 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Impressed Co. logo; impressed letter 'R'.
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.152.36
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Worcester Royal Porcelain Co. (founded 1751). Egyptian candlestick, class 3, model 9, 1880. Porcelain, 7 x 5 x 4 3/4 in. (17.8 x 12.7 x 12.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.36. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 1999.152.36_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Candlestick, Parian, colored and gilded, formed as three matte-blue Egyptian caryatids supporting a molded flower and stiff-leaf nozzle, their lion's paw feet resting on a tripartite gilt-edged base. Good, possible re-attachment of nozzle.
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    Egyptian candlestick, class 3, model 9