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Hanswurst

Manufacturer: Frankenthal Porcelain Factory

Modeler: Johann Wilhelm Lanz

Date: c.1755-1760
Dimensions:
Overall: 13 x 6.7 cm (5 1/8 x 2 5/8 in.)
Medium: Hard-paste porcelain with overglaze enamels, gilding
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Germany, Palatinate, Frankenthal
Object number: G83.1.877
DescriptionFrankenthal figure of a Hanswurst modelled as a youthful figure wearing a yellow costume with a red heart. Below is a chequered jacket brightly coloured in tones of red, green, purple, yellow, black and white.