REF No. 6476
Pair of Chinese export porcelain famille rose maiden candlesticks
Qianlong period circa 1750
Height: 16 inches; 40.5cm
A pair of large figures of standing maidens bearing iron red gu form vases as candlesconces, in famille rose enamels with robes painted in bright green with flowers on a cracked-ice ground, the hair in a high chignon and black enamelled on the biscuit.
A large and deocrative pair of these figures of the very best quality and in great condition.
References: Cohen & Motley 2008, p102, No 5.3, another pair with green coats; Williamson 1970, pl LIX, a single.