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Dancing Columbine

Manufacturer: Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

Modeler: Johann Joachim Kändler

Date: c.1740; decorated c.1760-1802
Dimensions:
Overall: 19 x 13.3 cm (7 1/2 x 5 1/4 in.)
Medium: Hard-paste porcelain with overglaze enamels, gilding
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Germany, Dresden, Meissen
Object number: G83.1.902
DescriptionMeissen figure of Columbine modelled by J. J. Kaendler shown walking forward. One hand is outstretched and the other resting on her hip She wears a red, white, black and yellow checker bodice with long grey sleeves. Her purple skirt has a gilt hem and her small white hat has a blue bow.