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Title

Columbine

circa 1772-circa 1775


Artist

Derby

England

1750 -


About

Columbine and Harlequin (L2012.128) were among the best-loved characters in the Italian commedia dell’arte and were frequently portrayed in porcelain figures. Columbine is based on a Meissen figure modelled by Reinicke in 1747. The Derby pair are mentioned in a list compiled by John Haslam of models produced between c1772 and 1795.


Details


Date

circa 1772-circa 1775


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

soft-paste porcelain


Dimensions

17.1 x 8.7 x 7.0 cm


Credit

On loan from Kenneth Reed


Accession number

L2012.129


Artist information

Derby

Works in the collection

12


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 73 (colour illus.). cat.no. 86