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Étui

Factory:
Vienna
Factory director:
Du Paquier period (1718–1744)
Date:
ca. 1735
Culture:
Austrian, Vienna
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain, gold
Dimensions:
2 7/16 × 1 13/16 in. (6.2 × 4.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Bequest of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of his wife, Florence Ellsworth Wilson, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.216.51
Not on view
The decoration displays Viennese baroque Laub und Bandelwerk (foliage and strapwork), similar to the engraved designs of the architect Paul Decker (1677–1713). It was frequently used on porcelain made at Du Paquier.
Marking: Unmarked
R. Thornton Wilson (until 1977; bequeathed to MMA)
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