Antique Quimper candlestick - Virgin Mary w/ child 13½"

SKU: 16661

A sculptural Quimper candlestick from the early-nineteenth century representing the Virgin Mary with child. Made of polychrome earthenware, it still retains much of its richly colored painted decoration. A candle can be displayed in Mary's crown.

Quimper is a French town in Brittany that is famous for colorful earthenware. Ateliers have been producing ceramics in Quimper since the seventeenth century due to the close proximity to rivers.

Condition and wear consistent with age and use.
Approx. overall 13½" high x 4¼" square base
Approx. overall 34cm high x 11cm square base

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