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A very fine pair of Chinese export porcelain candlesticks decorated in famille rose enamels, decorated mainly in ron red, brown and blue.

Porcelain candlesticks copying silver forms like these are quite rare as they are vulnerable to damage. These are bright and elegant examples.

References: Cohen & Cohen 2015, No 50, a pair of the same shape but different decoration.

Date:  Qianlong period circa 1740
Period:  1600-1750, 18th century
Origin:  China
Medium: Porcelain famille rose
Dimensions: 20 cm (7⁷/₈ inches)
Categories: Oriental and Asian Art