Manchester Art Gallery

candlestick

Object description

A pair of candlesticks with baluster stem, round base divided by flutes into six lobes, and fitted with loose nozzles; three of the lobes round the base are painted in red with landscapes depicting ruins, monuments, figures, sheep and goats and there is a similar scene on the upper portion of the stem; the three remaining lobes, the stem, and the nozzles are decorated with floral sprays and swans in raised gold.