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Candleholder in the form of a Chinese man

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Candleholder in form of a Chinaman Faience; white glaze; dressed in long flowing robes with deep sleeves and a leaf hat, one arm around the candleshaft which is entwined around his other wrist, fluted leaf-shaped bobeche. Repaired breaks in holder and thru body at chest-level.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward M. Pflueger

about 1735

Object Place

Strasbourg, France


27.94 cm (11 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware