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Harlequin

Silvered, enameled and cold-painted bronze with ivory. Dancing female harlequin atop marble arch on plinth. Bronze strip painted with various geometric forms along top of arch. Other examples of this sculpture hold glass lanterns and are wire for elect

Provenance

1984, Mr. John P. Axelrod, Boston; 1985, Gift of Mr. Axelrod to the MFA (Accession Date September 24, 1985).

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection

French, 20th century, about 1925

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number

1985.658

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture