Figure of Harlequin

German
about 1770
Made by Fulda Manufactory (German)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2006.1012

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Standing, his arms spread, a blue cloth tied around his head, in a black skull cap, a black lustrous jerkin whose front is decorated with playing cards, a pale-puce cloak over his shoulder, multi-coloured polkadots on his pantaloons and blue shoes, standing on a grassy rockwork base with tree stump support.

Markings

Blue cross mark

Provenance

Anonymous. March 13, 1989, sale, Christie's, London, lot 93. 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