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Scapin

Factory:
Capodimonte (Italian)
Modeler:
Giuseppe Gricci (Italian, ca. 1700–1770)
Date:
ca. 1750–52
Culture:
Italian, Naples
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
H. 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm.)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Douglas Dillon, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.450.8
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 508
The role of Scapin in the commedia dell'arte was that of a shrewd, sometimes coniving servant.
[ sale, Christie's, London , November 20, 1970, no. 472 ] ; Douglas Dillon (until 1982; to MMA)
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