Vienna (du Paquier) Porcelain Tankard (Krug)
Of barrel form with oxidized-silver banding, the central register painted in iron-red and enriched with trailing peony stems and other flowers in the Oriental taste, the upper and lower registers with stylized bands of anthemion and pendants, the strapwork scroll handle molded with a mask and torso.
Height 4 1/2 inches, width overall 4 3/4 inches.
Leopold R. Gellert Collection.
Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 14 May 1970, lot 246.
For an example in the Österreichisches Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Wien, see Wilhelm Mrazek and Waltraud Neuwirth, Wiener Porzellan 1718-1864, pl. 9, fig. 42 and inventory no. KE 6093. Also compare the example from the Thornton Wilson Collection, the Metropolitan Museum, New York, accession no. 50.211.10.
C Estate of Sarah Belk Gambrell
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