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Columbine and Harlequin

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On long rococo base raised at center. Columbine wears head-dress, white ruff, rose bodice with brown girlde, yellow skirt and shoes, Sits on purple gray cushion with brown tassels. Harlequin half reclines at her left, in black mask and diamond suit in red

Provenance

By 1973, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988) NOTES: [1] From June 25, 1973, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

English, About 1750–53

Object Place

England

Dimensions

16.51 x 19.05 cm (6 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1988.600

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain