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.)