30 March 2005
A WHITE-GLAZED CANDLESTICK
The high-shouldered baluster body tapering to a wide spreading foot, the slender neck encircled by a flange; together with a white-glazed dish with an unglazed everted rim, 18th/19th century, incised with a five-clawed dragon amidst clouds, the everted rim with a border of floral scrolls
Candlestick 8 7/8 in. (22.4 cm.) high; dish 10 5/8 in. (27 cm.) diam. (2)
Candlestick: Duveen Brothers, Inc., New York.
Candlestick: Morgan Collection, no. 1401.
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A candlestick of similar form, decorated with iron-red lotus blossoms, is illustrated by G. Avitabile, Vom Schatz de Drachen (From the Dragon's Treasure), London, 1987, p. 127, no. 176.
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