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Candleholder in the form of a Chinese woman

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Candleholder in form of Chinese Lady Faience; white glaze; wears a pointed hat and loose oriental robes, her left arm around the candleshaft which is molded with overlapping artichoke leaves. Repaired break in holder above her hand.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward M. Pflueger

about 1735

Object Place

Strasbourg, France


26.67 cm (10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware