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Harlequin

Manufacturer: Kloster-Veilsdorf Porcelain Factory

Modeler: Wenzel Neu

Date: c.1764-1765
Dimensions:
Overall: 13.7 x 6.3 x 6 cm (5 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 2 3/8 in.)
Medium: hard-paste porcelain, enamel, and gold.
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Germany, Thuringia, Kloster-Veilsdorf
Object number: G83.1.894
DescriptionA Kloster Vielsdorf figure of Harlequin by Wenzel Neu, shown bending forward and leaning against a green tree trunk with the right hand raised to his ear. He is holding a hat and sword in his left hand and wears a black cap and long jacket painted in pale purple with flower-patterned trousers. There is a moulded base.