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The Doctor, Harlequin and Colombine

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An Italian Comedy group: Colombine, in powdered-lilac and gilt dress, white petticoat, and tall yellow hat, separating Dr. Boloardo (in traditional black robes and hat with turned-up rim) and Harlequin (in conventional checkered suit , with a mask and black hat).


By 1993, Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger, New York, NY [see note 1]; 2002, bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger, and the William Francis Warden Fund, and John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund. (Accession date: June 26, 2002) NOTES: [1] The group is illustrated in a catalogue of the Pflueger Collection, "Early European Porcelain & Faience as collected by Kiyi and Edward Pflueger", published in 1993.

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Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger, William Francis Warden Fund, and John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund

Italian (Capodimonte), about 1750


Height: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration




Ceramics, Porcelain