stand, candle

unknown

circa 1835
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Description
carved stand on which a crouched Blackamoor supports a shell-shaped bowl on her shoulder. The whole is carved from pine in a trompe l'oeil fashion to simulate draped fabric. The figure sits upon acircular tablet which separates from the pedestal base. She wears bracelets, armlets, a necklet, is swathed in a richly decorated material and wears curled slippers and ankle bracelets.
Maker and role
unknown
Production place
Venice, Italy
Production date
circa 1835
Media description
gesso over pine carcass, giltwood, ebonised
Measurements
1000 x 250 x 510 mm
Measurement details
height: 1000mm
width: 250mm
depth: 510mm
Credit line
Foundation Collection, 1989
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through a significant donation from the OPENING DOORS fund, the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection, and Digitisation Champion Christine Bell
Accession number
A0061
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