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A Vienna Holy Water stoop
CIRCA 1765, BLUE SHIELD MARK
A Vienna Holy Water stoop Circa 1765, blue shield mark
Modelled as St. Veronica in a puce dress and billowing turquoise-lined yellow robe, holding 'the veil of Veronica' with Christ's head crowned with the crown of thorns (chipping to left sleeve, crack about right shoulder, extensive flaking to turquoise enamel, chip to base of veil, slight wear to gilding)
Approximately 6 5/8 in. (17 cm.) high
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis
See Elisabeth Sturm-Bednarczyk, Claudius Innocentius du Paquier, Wiener Porzellan der Frühzeit 1718-1744 (Vienna, 1994), p. 134, no. 154 for a du Paquier example of this model.