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Figure of a Harlequin

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Standing, sticking out his tongue, his left foot slightly raised as in dancing, his left hand touching the rim of his green hat in salute, his right holding the wooden sword hanging on his belt, the tight-fitting doublet with long sleeves and his long trousers covered with triangles in black,...

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Impressed letter B, iron-red painter's mark Z for Johannes Zechinger.


Otto Blohm (b. 1870 - d. 1944) and Magdalena Blohm (b. 1879 - d. 1950), Hamburg and Caracas. 1948, sold by Stoner & Evans, New York, to Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger, New York; 2006, bequest and gift of the Pfluegers to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 26, 2006).

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

German, about 1750


Height: 15.9 cm (6 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain




Ceramics, Porcelain