Lantern or Nightlight after a Chinese Original

Claudius Innocentius du Paquier Factoryc.1727-1730

Gardiner Museum

Gardiner Museum
Toronto, Canada

Du Paquier lantern of square section with pierced rim and four eagles with outstretched wings applied on the corners. It is painted with battle scenes, landscape vignettes and castles on the foot and neck in purple camaieu. It is all divided by Laub und Bandelwerk and foliate scroll in iron-red within underglaze-blue borders.


  • Title: Lantern or Nightlight after a Chinese Original
  • Creator: Claudius Innocentius du Paquier Factory
  • Date Created: c.1727-1730
  • Physical Dimensions: Overall: 33.3 x 21.5 cm (13 1/8 x 8 7/16 in.)
  • Medium: Hard-paste porcelain with underglaze blue, overglaze enamels

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