Manufacturer Vienna Porcelain Factory, Austrian
  • Tea and Coffee Service
Date c. 1804
Medium hard-paste porcelain with polychrome enamel decoration and gilding
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase with funds from the Visiting Committee for European Sculpture and Decorative Arts
Accession Number V2015.15
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View Decorative Arts S350, Level 3 (see map)
New York family;
art market (small antiques shop), Atlanta, GA;
Richard D. Pardue, Charlotte, NC;
Armin B. Allen, Inc. (dealer), London
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