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A FULDA WHITE FIGURE OF PANTALONE FROM THE COMMEDIA DELL'ARTE

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A FULDA WHITE FIGURE OF PANTALONE FROM THE COMMEDIA DELL'ARTE

CIRCA 1770, BLUE X MARK

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A FULDA WHITE FIGURE OF PANTALONE FROM THE COMMEDIA DELL'ARTE CIRCA 1770, BLUE X MARK Wearing a peaked cap, a ruff and pantaloons, his jacket with large spherical buttons and a lobed hem, his shoes with rosettes, standing poised on one foot with his left arm out-stretched, stroking his beard with his right hand, leaning against a tree-stump on a shaped circular rocky grassy mound base applied with flowers and foliage (slight chipping to foliage, very small minor chip to edge of base at back) 5½ in. (14.1 cm.) high
Provenance
Otto and Magdalena Blohm Collection, sale Sotheby's London, 25th April 1961, lot 376 (£400 to Chester)
Beatrice Blohm von Rumohr Collection.
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Blohm Collection label no. 1409. attached to underside of base.

Probably modelled by Bartolomäe, this figure is a variant on the Pflueger Collection example, see Hugo Morley-Fletcher, 'Early European Porcelain & Faience as Collected by Kiyi and Edward Pflueger' Catalogue (London, 1993), Vol. I, p. 222. The present lot is mentioned by Christoph Fritzsche et al, 'Hochfürstlich Fuldische Porzellainmanufaktur 1764-1789' Vonderau-Museum, Fulda and Hetjens-Museum, Düsseldorf Exhibition Catalogue (Fulda, 1994) p. 41.

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