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A Vienna (du Paquier) chinoiserie teapot and cover, Circa 1735

Estimate:

10,000 - 15,000 GBP

A Vienna (du Paquier) chinoiserie teapot and cover, Circa 1735

A Vienna (du Paquier) chinoiserie teapot and cover, Circa 1735

Estimate:

10,000 - 15,000 GBP

A Vienna (du Paquier) chinoiserie teapot and cover

Circa 1735


after a Meissen model, the bullet-shaped body applied with a mask below a curved spout, painted in the manner of J.G. Höroldt with figures, within shaped quatrefoil cartouches, the dome cover with similar smaller panels, the stalk handle painted with trailing flowers, impressed Z and circle, sliver ring collar to the handle

12cm., 4¾in. high


(2)

Some scratches and flaking to the enamel of the cartouches of the teapot and slight rubbing to the gildig of the rim and tip of spout.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.

Neuwirth, W. Porzellan aus Wien Von du Paquier zur Manufaktur im Augarten, Munich and Vienna, 1974, pl. 5.

E. Sturm Bednarczyk, Claudius Innocentius du Paquier, Wiener Porzellan der Frühzeit 1718-1744, Vienna, 1994, no. 41, p. 56.

The only other teapot of this type, based on a Miessen model and style of decoration from circa 1723-5 is an example which was in the Oesterreichische Museum exhibited in the Oesterreichische Museum für Kunst und Industrie, "Ausstellung von Alt-Wiener Porzellan", March-May 1904 and is recorded in the acompanying exhibition catalogue by J. Folnesics, no. 180.  The aucthor records that is carried a blue mark and dated from circa 1750 and suggests it was made as an additon to an existing Meissen service.