Chinaman, holding two shells, sits in an arbour of brightly coloured flowers, many of which, together with the shells, are designed to hold nuts and sugary confections.
Meissen Chinoiserie sweetmeat-stand by Johann Joachim Kandler, 1735
© V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum)
- 45 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £3,000 ( Total: £12,000)
- Acquired in:
- Winifred Williams
Made in 2 parts, and the figure is detachable.