30 posts tagged meissen

Antique Collectors Plates

Antique Collectors Plates offer the keen antiques collector a wide range of possibilities. European Monarchs and the worlds Royalty were the first to covet porcelain and began the practice of collecting and displaying porcelain plates. Today many plate collectors focus their attention on collecting the types of porcelain plates that were once far too expensive for anyone but Royalty or the very rich to own. Other collectors focus their attention on particular glazes or styles or plates ... Continue Reading

Collecting Royal Worcester Porcelain

The Royal Worcester porcelain factory is the oldest, continuously operating, english porcelain factory still in production today. Here we look at Royal Worcester history, the Worcester marks, artists and porcelain wares. Royal Worcester was founded in Worcester, England in 1751. The first Royal Worcester factory was established on the banks of the River Severn by a group of local businessmen. It appears that around 1750 Dr John Wall (1708-1776) and the apothecary William Davis ... Continue Reading

Antique Terms (F)

The Antiques Marks Glossary and Antique Terms F Covering antique terms beginning with the letter 'F', everything from faberge to fusee and faience to furstenberg. Below you will find antique related words or antique terms begining with 'f' covering everything from faberge to fusee and many more that you might find useful. The list is not exhaustive but we will add to it as time goes by. The descriptions detailed are only intended to be relevant to how the word or term relates to ... Continue Reading

Collecting Antique Ceramics

Collecting Antique Ceramics offers the widest range of opportunities for antique collectors, buyers, and sellers. When collecting antique ceramics, you are collecting some of the most delicate, most beautiful and most varied items that manufacturers can produce. There are vastly more antique objects made of pottery, porcelain, earthenware or stoneware than of any other material and you probably have some beautiful antique ceramics in your home. You are more likely to possess antique ... Continue Reading

Rare & Collectible Meissen Figures

Meissen figures are highly collectable and although figures from the Kaendler period from 1730 to 1775 are by far the most sought after, there are other Meissen artists and figural collections that are known for their superb work Continue Reading

Dresden Meissen Porcelain Centerpiece

Opinions please ... Is this a Dresden or Meissen Porcelain Centerpiece? by Mirna G Ramirez (Escondido, CA) We recently met an old German gentleman and while buying some puppies from him, my husbands mother who was interested in porcelain antiques, noticed the old man had this piece in his garage.   Above photos show the Dresden or Meissen Centerpiece and the Panel Decoration   The other two photos above show the artist signature the decoration on the porcelain body and the blue ... Continue Reading

White Ladies Antiques Shop

At White Ladies Antiques Shop we specialise in 19th and 20th century pottery and porcelain from Britain and Europe. We have an excellent track record on safe delivery as packing is professionally done Continue Reading

Antique Meissen 1840-1900: The Victorian Period

Victorian period Meissen patterns include the Purple Rose pattern and the Vine-leaf pattern. The Court Dragon and Red Dragon tableware patterns feature Chinese dragons flying around the rim of plates with medallions in the center. Meissens Blue Onion pattern has been in continuous production for almost three centuries. It was designed by Horoldt in 1739 and was inspired by a Chinese Kangxi period bowl. The Meissen four seasons figures and the ever popular Monkey Band are among the ... Continue Reading

Collecting Antique Meissen Pre-1840 Porcelain

Early Meissen porcelain is among the most sought after and widely collected European ceramics in the world. Although the well known Swan Service pattern is still in production today, it was originally made between 1737 and 1743. Original pieces are owned by a great wealth of collectors, so finding one is a rare event indeed. Look out for rococo style pieces and figures by early Meissen sculptors like Johann Joachim Kaendler, Johann Friedrich Eberlein and Peter Reinecke. That's if ... Continue Reading

Oriental Porcelain Figure or is it European?

Need help the marks on this Oriental Porcelain Figure by Jeff & Hellen (Gun Barrel City, TX, USA) Seated chinaman with a basket of carp in his lap. Solid white glaze, 11.5in tall porcelain figure with under glaze cobalt blue three point crown and crossed swords under the crown. Photos of a truly awesome piece of Oriental porcelain< with marks on lower rear Above photos show the detailed lines in figures hands of my Oriental porcelain figure Picked the figure up at an ... Continue Reading

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