Harlequin and Colombine

Comedy Group

English
about 1750–53
Made at Bow Manufactory (England), Modeled by Muses Modeler (English)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2006.956

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with enamel decoration

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Italian Comedy Group. Modeled as a seated Columbine with iron-red feathers, puce ruff, yellow bodice, iron-red and green flowered skirt, the black-face Harlequin in a chequered suit in blue, iron-red, yellow and black, on a scrolling rock-work base.

Provenance

Anonymous. October 28, 1969, sale, Christie's, London, lot 96. 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