Group of a happy Harlequin family consisting of Columbine wearing a turquoise and black bodice over white ruffled shirt, with white apron and red and white striped skirt, her left arm is raised and she holds a pince nez to Harlequin's face, in her right arm she holds a child Harlequin wearing a checkered costume in shades of yellow, black, red, and white, a red hat, which he holds on his head with his left hand, his right hand reaches out to grasp a potato or roll that his father is offering him; the grinning adult Harlequin wears a checkered costume, the trousers in alternating yellow, red, white, and turquoise, his tunic in red, yellow, and white with turquoise bows down the front and ruffled collar and cuffs, he also wears a red, plumed hat with large turquoise bow, his right arm in around the back of Columbine, in his left hand the potato or roll, the base encrusted with green leaves and large colorful flowers

Harlequin Family

Modeled by Johann Joachim Kaendler, Royal Porcelain Manufactory Meissen

Model about April/May 1738; Porcelain 18th century, Decoration 19th century