“Folly” (HN 1335) is a rare Royal Doulton figurine, designed by Leslie Harradine, in production from 1929 to 1938. Modeled as a mischievous Pierrette (a female “Pierrot,” or sad clown), carrying balloons and wearing a cone hat, ruffled collar and short dress. Printed details to base. A Pierrot (French: “Little Peter”) is a character from Commedia dell’Arte, with the personality of a sad clown in love. Starting in the 1600s, the character captivated European audiences for 200 years.