Samson, Edme et Cie
The Harlequin figurine inspired the main character in Agatha Christie's novel 'The Mysterious Mr Quinn', who was one of her favourite characters.
One of a set of six Samson Commedia dell Arte figures, late 19th Century, minor damage.
F.A.Miller purchased the set from J.O.Donoghue in May 1881. Introduced to the Property by Agatha Christie Mallowan. Inventory taken just before the house was requisitioned by the American Navy 1942 p66
Makers and roles
Samson, Edme et Cie, potters