Three-Piece Garniture

Vienna was the site of the second porcelain manufactory in Europe, founded by Claudius Innocentius Du Paquier (died 1751). In 1744, Du Paquier sold the enterprise to the Austrian state and in 1784 Conrad von Sorgenthal became its director. With Sorgenthal’s appointment, the factory underwent a decisive change. New styles and decorative techniques were introduced […]