Harlequin and Columbine, Meissener Porzellan Manufaktur, Johann Joachim Kändler, c. 1740 - c. 1744

Harlequin and Columbine, Meissener Porzellan Manufaktur, Johann Joachim Kändler, c. 1740 - c. 1744

porcelain, h 20.7cm × l 12.0cm × w 8.0cm. More details

Harlequin and Columbine are stock figures in the Commedia dell’Arte, a form of Italian theatre in which the same recognizable characters play a role in different sketches. These performances were extremely popular in the 18th century. The leading characters recur in a variety of decorative objects, such as this figure group, which was modelled by Johann Joachim Kändler.

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