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P162 - VIENNA (DU PAQUIER) SILVERED CUP AND SAUCER

Circa 1720-1725
The interior silvered, the exterior with silvered lambrequin scrollwork
1 ¾ in. (4.4 cm) high, saucer
4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm) diameter.

LITERATURE
Cleo M. and G. Ryland Scott Jr., Antique Porcelain Digest, Newport, England, 1961, p. 192, plate 86, fig. 305.

EXIBITION
On display in the Scott-Allen Collection at The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia from 1976 until 1996

NOTES BY CLEO M. AND G. RYLAND SCOTT, JR IN THE LATE 1950’S
CUP AND SAUCER – DU PAQUIRE
This cup and saucer was purchased in Europe in 1957 from a dealer in Munich, Germany, Galerie Almas Maria Dietrich. During the Bottger period (1709-1719) and later, silver was rarely used as a decoration. On the other hand, at Du Paquire, the use of silver was quite usual. This cup and saucer has this silver decoration. The inside of the cup and the saucer are completely covered with it. The silver has long since oxidized and is now black. This must be distinguished from the so-called Swarzlot decoration which was black enamel paint. The bottom of the foot rim is quite sandy and rough, which is characteristic of early Du Paquire. For confirmation see Haywards new book p. 162.
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P162 - VIENNA (DU PAQUIER) SILVERED CUP AND SAUCER