Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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candleholder
  • England, United Kingdom
  • candleholder, 1700s
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • porcelain
  • Object Height: 22.9 cm
    Object Height: 9 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1714.b
Description

Male figure seated on a cushion. He is holding a leaf-like form which has a bell-shaped candle holder at the top. Enamel decoration; magenta hat, blue coat, reddish pants and light blue shoes. The man has a fu manchu mustache and his hair is brown and braided.