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Figure of a Greeting Harlequin

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After the Meissen original by J. J. Kändler, seated on a tree-stump, holding his yellow hat lined in iron-red, his ruff edged in gold and his suit striped in yellow with black spots, puce, black, blue and red, his slap-stick on the grasswork base.

Marks

Blue crowned HD mark.

Provenance

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger, New York

Credit Line

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger

German, About 1766–68

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2006.1041

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain