REF No. 6476
pair of chinese export porcelain famille rose maiden candlesticks


Qianlong period circa 1750
European Market
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.

References: Cohen & Motley 2008, p102, No 5.3, another pair with green coats; Williamson 1970, pl LIX, a single.



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pair of chinese export porcelain famille rose maiden candlesticks