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A very rare Doccia Commedia dell'Arte group of Pantalone and Columbine
circa 1760
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 14,400 GBP
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THE PROPERTY OF VARIOUS OWNERS

A very rare Doccia Commedia dell'Arte group of Pantalone and Columbine
circa 1760
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 14,400 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A very rare Doccia Commedia dell'Arte group of Pantalone and Columbine
circa 1760
probably modelled by Gaspero Bruschi, Pantalone wearing a mask and typical black and red costume, Columbine wearing a pale-green dress over a darker green underskirt, on a rocky base shaded in brown with a tree-stump at the rear
17cm., 6 7/8 in. high
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Catalogue Note

This model does not appear to be recorded in the literature. For a discussion of the Commedia dell'Arte figures made by the Doccia factory, see A. D'Agliano, `Commedia dell'arte at the Doccia factory', in R. Jansen (ed.), Commedia dell'Arte Carnival of Comedy Players, pp.70-73 (English transl.), and cat.nos.263-269.

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