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    Sale 7430

    A Highly Important Private Collection of Meissen and Continental Porcelain

    11 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 31

    A VIENNA (DU PAQUIER) BEAKER AND SAUCER

    CIRCA 1725, THE BEAKER WITH TWO IMPRESSED DOTS

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    A VIENNA (DU PAQUIER) BEAKER AND SAUCER
    CIRCA 1725, THE BEAKER WITH TWO IMPRESSED DOTS
    Each piece painted with an Oriental figure in long robes holding a staff attached to an elaborate banner or kite, one with a small dragon perched on it, on a terrace with shrubs, with brightly coloured scroll and husk borders and gilt band rims, the reverse of the saucer with two branches of indianische Blumen, with a gilt loop handle (some wear to centre of saucer, beaker with minute wear to handle and rim)


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    For a teacup and saucer decorated with a related Oriental figure, see Wilhelm Mrazek and Waltraud Neuwirth, Wiener Porzellan 1718-1864 Österreichisches Museum für angewandte Kunst, Vienna Catalogue (1970), pl. 8, no. 32, and for an ollio-pot and a tankard with related figures, see Elisabeth Sturm-Bednarczyk, Claudius Innocentius du Paquier, Wiener Porzellan der Frühzeit 1718-1744 (Vienna, 1994), p. 60, nos. 48 and 49.

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    Provenance

    With Reichert, Munich, from whom it was acquired on 17th December 1979.