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Harlequin

Manufacturer: Frankenthal Porcelain Factory

Modeler: Johann Wilhelm Lanz

Date: c.1755-1760
Dimensions:
Overall: 15.5 x 6.4 x 5.4 cm (6 1/8 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/8 in.)
Medium: Hard-paste porcelain with overglaze enamels, gilding
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Germany, Palatinate, Frankenthal
Object number: G83.1.876
DescriptionFrankenthal figure of Harlequin, modelled by Johann Wilhelm Lanz as a dancing Italian Comedian. The figure is touching the brim of his hat with his left hand, and holding a slapstick in his right on a scroll-moulded base.