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Candlestick with Floral Decor Candlestick

This is a Candlestick. It was manufactured by Volkstedt. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is porcelain, vitreous enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman. It is credited Gift of Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 21.5 × 14.5 cm (8 7/16 × 5 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside: [1] two crossed swords, painted in underglaze blue (imitation Meissen mark, Volkstedt-Rudolstadt Porcelain Manufactory mark) [2] "6", impressed underglaze [3] "Master [...] Top. Shefl [sic]" within red border, written in blue ink on rectangular label

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Candlestick with Floral Decor Candlestick; Manufactured by Volkstedt ; porcelain, vitreous enamel; H x diam.: 21.5 × 14.5 cm (8 7/16 × 5 11/16 in.); Gift of Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman; 1992-5-36

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