Pair Minton porcelain candlesticks, c. 1835.

A fine pair of Minton porcelain candlesticks, c. 1835. Modelled as a man and a lady, he carrying a basket of fruit and flowers, she, carrying flowers in her apron. Both wearing 18th Century costume, with finely hand painted details, and standing before shaped candlesticks, with floral encrustations. Set upon exquisitely gilded, rococo scroll moulded circular bases.

For a similar pair, see plate 146, ‘Minton Pottery & Porcelain of the First Period, 1793 – 1850, Geoffrey A. Godden

Medium: Porcelain

Height: 22.3 cm, 8 3/4”.

Width: 11 cm, 4 3/8”

Depth: 11 cm, 4 3/8”.

Condition: Repair to mans right hand. Typical chips to flowers.