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1964

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2015

2021

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Candlesticks in the Shape of Elephants Candlesticks, mid- 18th century

This is a candlesticks. It was possibly by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated mid- 18th century and we acquired it in 1964. Its medium is porcelain, vitreous enamel, bronze, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a,b): 15.5 x 12.5 x 7.5 cm (6 1/8 x 4 15/16 x 2 15/16 in.) H x W x D (c,d): 15.3 x 12 x 7.2 cm (6 x 4 3/4 x 2 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Unmarked

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Candlesticks in the Shape of Elephants Candlesticks, mid- 18th century; Possibly by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (Germany); France; porcelain, vitreous enamel, bronze, gold; H x W x D (a,b): 15.5 x 12.5 x 7.5 cm (6 1/8 x 4 15/16 x 2 15/16 in.) H x W x D (c,d): 15.3 x 12 x 7.2 cm (6 x 4 3/4 x 2 13/16 in.); 1964-8-1-a/d

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