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Figure of Harlequin

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In chequered suit with black cap and mask, holding his buff hat, on white base

Provenance

Anonymous. November 28,1967, sale, Sotheby & Co., lot 17. Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger; 2004, bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger to the MFA.

Credit Line

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

German (Thuringia), about 1764–65

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

Height: 14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2004.217

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics