A Meissen figure of the dancing Harlequin with jug (repaired, losses)
Lot 41
A Meissen figure of the dancing Harlequin with jug circa 1740
Sold for £108,000 (US$ 174,906) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Meissen figure of the dancing Harlequin with jug (repaired
A Meissen figure of the dancing Harlequin with jug
circa 1740
Modelled by J.J. Kaendler, holding a jug in the left hand and a hat in the right, wearing a mask and a chevron-patterned costume with red and white sleeves, yellow, blue, red and white tunic, green, purple and black trousers and red shoes with yellow bows, 16.3cm high (restored, some losses)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Gustav and Charlotte von Klemperer Collection, Dresden, to 1938;
    Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden - Porzellansammlung im Zwinger, Inv. no. PE 151, to 2010

    Literature:
    Schnorr von Carolsfeld 1928, no. 555;
    Handt/Rakebrand 1956, no. 105
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