Pair of porcelain candlesticks with a blue-and-white floral design. Antique items from circa 1913; World War I era. Stamped on base with 'GARLAND. J KENT LTD. FENTON. ENGLAND'. Faintly engraved with the numbers 37 and 41 respectively.
No chips or marks. Very minor paint transfer. 22.5 cm tall x 12 cm wide, circa 385 grams each
In 1897, James Kent became a small manufacturer at the Old Foley Pottery in Stoke-on-Trent. The business grew and, after becoming a limited company in 1913, J. Kent Ltd. thrived throughout the twentieth century. Today, the items are collectable.