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Comedienne with mask

Manufacturer: Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

Modeler: Frederich Elias Meyer

Date: c.1750-1755
Dimensions:
Overall: 13.2 x 7 x 5.5 cm (5 3/16 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/16 in.)
Medium: hard-paste porcelain, enamel, and gold.
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Germany, Dresden, Meissen
Object number: G83.1.960
DescriptionA Meissen figure of Columbine dancing in a puce cape. She wears a harlequined jacket and puce flowered dress holding a black mask in her right hand with a slap-stick tied at her waist with a yellow sash. She stands on a tree-stump mound base applied with flowers. Decorated and possible made in 19th or 20th century.