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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 139

    A VIENNA (DU PAQUIER) POT AND COVER

    CIRCA 1730

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A VIENNA (DU PAQUIER) POT AND COVER
    Circa 1730
    Of bombé form with upright scroll handles enriched in puce, the serpentine domed cover with knop finial, painted with loose bouquets, birds in flight, and insects, the neck and foot in iron-red with a scrollwork border, the bowl rim silvered, lacking a portion of the foot that has broken off at the luting seam
    8½ in. (21.6 cm.) wide, overall (2)


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    See Elizabeth Sturm-Bednarczyk, Claudius Innocentius du Paquier, Wiener Porzellan de Früzeit 1718-1744, Vienna, 1994, pp. 78-79, cat. no. 69 for a schwarzlot decorated glass cooler, its rim and the pads under the paw feet also silvered and p. 111, cat. no. 126 for a tureen and cover of similar form and decoration to the present example showing the splayed foot lacking from the present example.

    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Dorotheum Kunstabteilung, Vienna.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF CANADIAN COLLECTORS (LOTS 131-140)