DescriptionThis charming ornament is based on a porcelain teapot in the Museum’s collection. It was made about 1735–40 at the manufactory founded in Vienna in 1718 by Claudius Innocentius du Paquier (died 1751). The original teapot’s gourd-shaped body and painted decoration are in imitation of Chinese porcelain.
Cast resin. Hand painted. Includes a gold ribbon for hanging. Gift boxed. 3 3/4''H x 4 1/2''W.
- Cast resin
- Hand painted
- Includes a gold ribbon for hanging
- Gift boxed
- 3 3/4''H x 4 1/2''W
Art HistoryClaudius Innocentius du Paquier (died 1751) founded the manufactory in Vienna in 1718. His enterprise was only the second factory in Europe to produce hard-paste porcelain.