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A VIENNA (DU PAQUIER) CHINOISERIE MUG
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A VIENNA (DU PAQUIER) CHINOISERIE MUG

CIRCA 1730

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A VIENNA (DU PAQUIER) CHINOISERIE MUG
CIRCA 1730
Decorated in coloured enamels and gilding in the Kakiemon manner with pine and flowering prunus branches issuing from bound hedges on a terrace with an Oriental figure carrying a banner on a pole over his shoulder, with blue rockwork and a bird perched on a fence nearby, another bird perched on a pine branch and another in flight above, below a green band border with coloured flowerheads, the square-section angular scroll handle with purple husks and a purple scrolling upper terminal, silver band rims (restored rim chip, the associated crack down and across body with minute associated losses, areas of scratching to surface and flaking to pink enamels, further very slight wear, slight flaking to silvered rims)
3 5/8 in. (9.3 cm.) high
Provenance
Otto and Magdalena Blohm Collection
Their daughter, Beatrice Blohm von Rumohr.
Literature
Robert Schmidt, Early European Porcelain as Collected by Otto Blohm (Munich, 1953), col. pl. 18, no. 57.
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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium.

Lot Essay

Underisde with label inscribed 453.

A mug decorated with an almost identical Oriental figure is illustrated by J.F. Hayward, Viennese Porcelain of the du Paquier Period (London, 1952), pl. 29, opposite a coffee-pot also with a similar figure, pl. 28.
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