The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Pair of Porcelain and Gilt-bronze Candlesticks
  • Pair of Porcelain and Gilt-bronze Candlesticks
  • Possibly Jean-Démosthène Dugourc (1749 - 1825) , Designer , Possibly inspired by Louis-Simon Boizot
  • Possibly France
  • probably early 19th century
  • Soft-paste porcelain, painted and gilded and enamel and gilt-bronze
  • C485, Height: 30.8 cm
    C486, Height: 30.4 cm
  • C485-6
  • Reserve Vault 3
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  • Decorated with a blue ground. The circular pieces are painted in three white reserves with single flying birds, and the reserves are edged with gilded sprays of leaves and flowers. the triangular sections are gilded in the centre and on some of hte unglazed edges.