Group of a grinning Harlequin and Columbine dancing on a small oval base decorated with green leaves and small colorful flowers, between the figures sits a small pug dog, Columbine wears a small black hat with gilt trim, a black bodice with yellow bows down the front and a small rose at her décolleté over a white ruffled blouse, her skirt is white with "indianische Blumen," her apron is a light yellow, her arms are outstretched with black bows at wrists, and she playfully pushes Harlequin away; Harlequin leans out to his left, with left leg raised in a dancing position, wearing white trousers and a tunic that is half checkered in shades of black, lilac, turquoise, and yellow, with a yellow sleeve decorated with cards, the other half is white with a card design, the sleeve of similar checkered pattern, with ruffs at neck and wrists, his turquoise hat is tall and pointed with a bouquet of flowers and a large yellow bow, gilt details

Harlequin and Columbine Dancing

Modeled by Johann Joachim Kaendler, Royal Porcelain Manufactory Meissen

About 1744