Porcelain figure group showing a seller of quack medical treatments

Made:
1750-1924 in Meissen
designer:
Johann Joachim Kändler

Porcelain figure group, depicting a charlatan with a monkey and Harlequin, Meissen, Germany, 1750-1924, after a model by Kaendler; Harlequin, holding packets of medication, stoops by a table laden with ingredients, a monkey sits amongst medicine bottles, Joseph Fröhlich as the Quack Doctor holds a quack remedy, arranged on a decorative grassy base.

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Category:
Medical Ceramic-ware
Object Number:
A645410
type:
quack

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