Lotus Candlestick, shape 1088
4 1/2 x 4 7/8 x 3 3/8 in. (11.4 x 12.4 x 8.6 cm) (show scale)
On underside of base, transfer printed in black: "[Co. logo]/RdNo27580[in rectangular box]/1088"
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Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller
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Worcester Royal Porcelain Co. (founded 1751). Lotus Candlestick, shape 1088, ca. 1885. Porcelain, 4 1/2 x 4 7/8 x 3 3/8 in. (11.4 x 12.4 x 8.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.221. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1999.152.221_bw.jpg)
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Ivory-bodied porcelain candlestick formed by three lotus flowers tied together with twisted rope around their raised and gilt spotted stems. Central partially open flower acts as nozzle, subsidiary closed bud is decorative and third fully-bloomed flower with gilt veining loops over and rests open as the base, on which clings a small frog.
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