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A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE 'LADY' CANDLE-HOLDERS
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A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE 'LADY' CANDLE-HOLDERS

18TH/19TH CENTURY

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A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE 'LADY' CANDLE-HOLDERS
18TH/19TH CENTURY
Each lady modelled holding at their opposite sides a candle-holder in the form of a large lotus bud with shaded and striated pink overlapping petals and a narrow tall foot, the figures wearing brightly enamelled and gilt long robes decorated with floral sprays and dragon roundels on their aprons over deep puce skirts, restoration to some extremities
11¾ in. (29 cm.) high (2)
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A related pair of lady candleholders from the collection of Mrs. Paterson, is illustrated by G. C. Williamson, The Book of Famille Rose, London, 1927, plate LIX. A pair of similarly modelled but differently enamelled candleholders are in the Peabody Essex Museum, illustrated by W. R. Sargent, The Copeland Collection, Salem, 1991, no. 61, pp. 133-5.
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