Offered for purchase is a beautiful Hohenzollern Germany Floral/Nasturtium Design Candlestick (c.1910-1930's) hand-painted/decorated in the US or Canada as part of the Arts & Crafts movement. The candlestick is in excellent condition... no chips, cracks or repairs, although there are some scratches and wear from age and use, as well as a few areas where the black background decoration did not cover the porcelain completely. Please keep in mind that this item is not new and therefore may have minor wear or missing decoration - I attempt to identify major issues with the item, if any, but please look at the photos carefully. This stunning candlestick is approximately 12 inches tall, 6 inches in diameter across the base, with a 1.25-inch diameter opening for the candle, and is marked as shown in the pictures.
China Decorating: In the late 1880's through the 1940's, a very popular amateur hobby or craft was in vogue known as "china decorating". The items used for decorating originated as porcelain blanks (white porcelain) often manufactured in Europe (France, Bavaria, Austro-Hungarian Empire) and imported into the US and Canada for women and men to decorate as part of this craft. In addition, the Ceramic Art Company, Lenox Belleek and Willets Belleek companies from New Jersey also sold blank porcelain for china decorators.
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Hohenzollern Germany Floral/Nasturtium Design Candlestick (c.1910-1930's)
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