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Pantalone

Manufacturer: Kloster-Veilsdorf Porcelain Factory

Modeler: Wenzel Neu

Date: c.1764-1765
Dimensions:
Overall: 14.7 x 6.1 x 7.1 cm (5 13/16 x 2 3/8 x 2 13/16 in.)
Medium: Hard-paste porcelain with overglaze enamels, gilding
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Germany, Thuringia, Kloster-Veilsdorf
Object number: G83.1.892
DescriptionA Kloster Veilsdorf figure of Pantaloon modelled after an engraving by Johann Balthasar Probst. He is shown standing holding up his right hand to guard the flame of a candle held in his left. He wears a long black coat over a red jacket and breeches, and is on a domed base in pale brown.