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Harlequin Family

Factory:
Villeroy
Date:
ca. 1740–45
Culture:
French, Villeroy
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 14 5/16 × 8 3/16 × 6 3/8 in. (36.4 × 20.8 × 16.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.60.255
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 539
The figure group is based on a Meissen example modeled by Johann Joachim Kaendler in 1738.
Marking: Painted in black, inside base: .D.V.
Jack and Belle Linsky (until 1982; to MMA)
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