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D1622. Blue and White Model of a Sleigh

Delft, circa 1750

The scroll-shaped body painted on either side with two putti and a dog amidst a profusion of blossoms issuing from scrolling leafy vines, the front with a foliate lappet issuing a cluster of three blossoms pendent from a scrolling leaf, on the back with a figure of Harlequin holding a hat in his left hand and pointing to excrement on the ground below, and on the seat with a tasseled square cushion.

Height: 10.8 cm. (4 1⁄4 in.); Length: 12.2 cm. (4 13/16 in.)

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