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Harlequin with Bagpipes

Manufacturer: Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

Modeler: Johann Joachim Kändler

Date: July 1736
Overall: 12.1 x 5.4 x 8.9 cm (4 3/4 x 2 1/8 x 3 1/2 in.)
Medium: Hard-paste porcelain with overglaze enamels, gilding
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Germany, Dresden, Meissen
Object number: G83.1.900
DescriptionA Meissen figure of Harlequin playing the bagpipes modelled by J. J. Kandler. His head is turned, and he is wearing a blue fringed tricorn hat, iron-red jacket, and a turquoise sash and puce breeches.