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Pulcinella

Manufacturer: Bow Porcelain Works

Modeler: Modelling attributed toMuses Modeller

Date: c.1750
Dimensions:
Overall: 13.5 x 9.6 cm (5 5/16 x 3 3/4 in.)
Outside Diameter: 6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.)
Medium: Soft-paste porcelain with overglaze enamels
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:England, London, Stratford-le-Bow
Object number: G83.1.844
DescriptionBow figure of Pulcinello from the Commedia dell'Arte, standing in a characteristic pose with hunched back and exaggerated paunch. He is wearing a pale yellow jacket and trousers with red buttons, mauve ruff and pointed red-brown hat. He has a kerchief held in one hand, and is on a square flat base. It is probably by the Muses Modeller.