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One of a pair of candelabra

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One of a pair. Formed as Malabars, each seated upon scrollwork and holding two candle nozzles in their outstretched hands, this one with blue-edged ermine-lined pink cloak, iron-red striped sash and puce striped robe over lilac trousers and yellow shoes, on pink and gilt wave and C-scroll bases.


Mrs. D. Connor. April 20, 1964, sale, Christie's, London, lot 41. Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger, New York.

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Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger

German, about 1750–53


Height: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.)

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Hard-paste porcelain