Meissen Chinoiserie sweetmeat-stand by Johann Joachim Kandler

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.

Details

Medium:
Porcelain
Dimensions:
45 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,000 ( Total: £12,000)
Acquired in:
1977
Vendor:
Winifred Williams

Made in 2 parts, and the figure is detachable.

Artists include

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

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