Vienna (du Paquier) Porcelain Schwarzlot Two-Handled Beaker and Saucer
The tapering beaker with slightly everted rim, flanked by double-scroll handles, the thumbpiece as a bird's head, the cup painted in black and highlighted in gilt with Chinese pavilions and flowering trees among rockwork, the conforming saucer also with a man holding a net beneath a bird in flight, each rim bordered with alternating sunbursts and pendants.
Height 3 1/2 inches, diameter of saucer 5 1/8 inches.
Dr. William P. Harbeson Collection, no. A.V. 12 (collection label).
Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 10 December 1971, lot 213. (auction label).
For beakers of this form, but with trembleuse saucers, see John F. Hayward, Viennese Porcelain of the Du Pacquier Period, pl. 31a. For related Schwarzlot decorated beakers and saucers without handles, see Sotheby's, London 13 September 1999, lot 112; Christie's, London, 5 July 2004, lot 113; and www.warnerantiques.com, no. 220675.
C Estate of Sarah Belk Gambrell
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