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Columbine and Pantaloon

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Artist:
After a composition by François Joullain (French, Paris 1697–1778 Paris) after Callot
Artist:
After a composition by Jacques Callot (French, Nancy 1592–1635 Nancy) engraved by Joullain
Date:
ca. 1736
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 6 5/16 x 5 11/16 x 3 13/16 in. (16 x 14.4 x 9.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.60.300
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 538
The figure of Pantaloon was inspired by 'Pantalon Ancien", François Joullain engraving after Callot published by Louis Riccoboni, in his Histoire du Théâtre Italien, Paris, 1728, pl. 3. For similar versions of this model in the Metropolitan's collection, see also 64.101.92, .93 and 1982.60.301.
Marking: Painted in blue enamel on underside of unglazed base: Crossed swords (Meissen factory mark)
Jack and Belle Linsky (until 1982; to MMA)
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