August Americana Online
Two Export Porcelain Candlesticks, China, c. 1700, octagonal bases with blue and white floral decoration, ht. to 8 1/4 in.
Provenance: Matthew & Elisabeth Sharpe.
Candlestick on the left side of the photo has spots of roughness on the socket opening; the ring at the base of the socket is rough, the base has a chip on the bottom and a horizontal 2 in. very fine hairline crack; candlestick on the right side of the photo has some staining on the socket and stem, some small impact chips on the top of the base and two very fine approx. 1 1/4 in. hairline cracks at the bottom of the base.
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