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Saluting Harlequin

Manufacturer: Bow Porcelain Works

Date: c.1755
Overall: 7.6 x 4.1 cm (3 x 1 5/8 in.)
Medium: Soft-paste porcelain with overglaze enamels; gold mounts
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:England, London, Stratford-le-Bow
Object number: G83.1.1029
DescriptionBow Harlequin Scent Bottle, with Harlequin masked standing before a fountain. He is dressed in red, blue, yellow and green geometric coat and trousers, holding his buff hat with his right hand and a slapstick in his left, with his left leg extended. On a plain base painted with flower sprays, with gold mount and stopper.