A MEISSEN GROUP OF PANTALONE AND COLUMBINE CIRCA 1741-45
modeled by Johann Joachim Kändler, Columbine seated holding a mask in her right hand, wearing a puce-lined blue-pink cloak and pale-yellow bodice, with a skirt painted with indianische Blumen and Pantalone wearing a black skullcap cloak, red jerkin, breeches and stockings, on a small flower-encrusted base, traces of crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue.
Height: 6¼ in.
Newman & Newman, London, 1962
Angela Gräfin von Wallwitz, Munich, March 2006
Siemen, 1995, pp. 1-40, fig. 19
von Wallwitz, 2006, pp. 90-3, cat. no. 14
Cassidy-Geiger, 2008, no. 50, p. 262, illus.