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Indiscreet Harlequin Johann Joachim Kaendler (1706 - 1775)


Model, c. 1742
Manufacture and decoration, c. 1742-45

Crossed swords mark in cobalt blue
H. 16 cm, l. 15,5 cm

Description

For comparison:
Basel, Historisches Museum, Stiftung Pauls-Eisenbeiss (published in Ingelore Menzhausen, In Porzellan verzaubert. Die Figuren Johann Joachim Kaendlers in Meißen aus der Sammlung Pauls-Eisenbeiss Basel, Basel 1993, p. 134); New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection (inv. no. 1982.60.303); Paris, Musée des arts décoratifs (inv. no. D13.170); Toronto, George R. Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art (inv. no. G83.1.913; published in Meredith Chilton, Harlequin unmasked. The Commedia dell’arte and porcelain sculpture (New Haven/London 2001), p. 304, cat. no. 93); private collection (published in Ulrich Pietsch/ Claudia Banz [eds.] Triumph der blauen Schwerter. Meissener Porzellan für Adel und Bürgertum 1710-1815, Leipzig 2010, p. 318, cat. no. 353); private collection (published in Ulrich Pietsch, Frühes Meissener Porzellan. Kostbarkeiten aus Privatbesitz, p. 77, cat. no. 49).

REF No. 2101