Description & Technical information

Qianlong period
English Market 
A very fine pair of Chinese export porcelain candlesticks decorated in famille rose enamels, the octagonal base with blue floral border, the chimney with flowers. Porcelain candlesticks copying silver forms like these are quite rare as they are vulnerable to damage. These are very bright and elegant examples.

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