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Title

Columbine

circa 1772-circa 1775

Artist

Derby

England

1750 -

  • 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
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    L2012.129
    Copyright

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    Artist information
    Derby

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    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.

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