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Child dressed as Harlequin

Manufacturer: Bow Porcelain Works

Date: c.1765-1770
Dimensions:
Overall: 14.6 x 6.4 x 6.7 cm (5 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 2 5/8 in.)
Medium: soft-paste porcelain, enamel, and gold.
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:England, London, Stratford-le-Bow
Object number: G83.1.857
DescriptionBow figure of Harlequin, after a Meissen original. The boy in gay dancing attitude dressed in a costume of multi-coloured diamond chequers at the front and quartered in pink and green at the back. A wooden slapstick in one hand, raised on a scrolling base heightened in gilding.