London, South Kensington
29 November 2001
A Swansea chamber candlestick
with short slightly flared sconce, the loop handle with serpent head, painted with a band of flowers including roses and convolvulus, circa 1820 (restored) -- 12cm. wide
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Cf. A.E. (Jimmy) Jones & Sir Lesley Joseph, Swansea Porcelain Shapes and Decoration (1988), p. 153, pl. 2 for a similarly shaped chamber candlestick.
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