Porcelain figures from the Paris Collection of the A. G. Leventis Gallery.
The Italian Commedia dell’Arte was one of the most beloved themes throughout Europe during the 18th century. It was an improvised street performance, a type of theatrical comedy.
Τhis Louis XV ormolu two-branch candleholder, is ornamented with a porcelain figure at the center, representing a Harlequin figurine. Harlequin is one of the principal theatrical characters of the Commedia dell’Arte. Harlequin was ….. Read More On: Cyprus Mail
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