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Title

Jodelet

circa 1748

Artist

Meissen

Germany

1710 -

Alternate image of Jodelet by Meissen
Alternate image of Jodelet by Meissen
Alternate image of Jodelet by Meissen
Alternate image of Jodelet by Meissen
Alternate image of Jodelet by Meissen
Alternate image of Jodelet by Meissen
  • Details

    Date
    circa 1748
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    hard-paste porcelain
    Dimensions
    15.0 x 8.5 x 7.9 cm
    Credit
    On loan from Kenneth Reed
    Location
    15th–19th c European art
    Accession number
    L2012.68
    Copyright

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    Artist information
    Meissen

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  • About

    The model is by Kändler and closely follows an engraving by J Le Blond of the comic actor Julien Bedeau in the role of Jodelet (the Mezzetin character in the French commedia dell’arte). From its number the model can be dated to the first half of 1748. As in the print, Jodelet raises a finger of one hand and holds a bag of coins in the other. The ‘K.H.C.’ mark indicates that the piece comes from the royal court pantry.

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