Antique Asian Works of Art from Ancient East

Pair Chinese Lacquer Figural Candle Pricks, 18th/19th C.

Pair Chinese Lacquer Figural Candle Pricks, 18th/19th C.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Lacquer: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 1292351

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DESCRIPTION: A captivating pair of lacquered figural candle pricks, each in the form of a smiling attendant with hand on hip, wearing a banded hat and holding aloft a candle dish. The figures themselves are hand crafted of solid brown lacquer around a wire frame, while the flared bases are wood blocks covered in brown lacquer. This unusual, rare pair date from approximately 1750 – 1850, and are in remarkable condition with the expected age wear to the lacquered surface. DIMENSIONS: Each approximately 9” high (22.8 cm) x 5” wide (12.7 cm) including candle dish.