A pair of Meissen figures of Harlequin playing the bagpipes and Columbine playing a hurdy-gurdy, mid 18th century
Lot 160
A pair of Meissen figures of Harlequin playing the bagpipes and Columbine playing a hurdy-gurdy, mid 18th century
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A pair of Meissen figures of Harlequin playing the bagpipes and Columbine playing a hurdy-gurdy, mid 18th century
Modelled perhaps by J.F. Eberlein after the models by J.J. Kaendler, Harlequin wearing a yellow pointed hat, patterned tunic with playing cards on the sleeves, white breeches and yellow shoes with blue bows, Columbine wearing a gilt-edged puce hat, pale-yellow bodice, white apron and skirt decorated with flower sprigs, the bases applied with leaves and flowers, 13.9cm and 13.5cm high, crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue to rear of bases (minor restoration and chips) (2)
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  1. Nette Megens
    Specialist - European Ceramics
    Bonhams
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