A Rare Fraureuth Porcelain Chocolate Cup & Saucer

A Rare Fraureuth Porcelain Chocolate Cup & Saucer

Code: OWA1067

£185.00 Approx $230.39, €215.87

Stock Number: – OWA1067

Date: - The porcelain marks used between 1915-26

Materials: – Saxony porcelain

Country of Origin: – Germany

Description: – A delightful and scarce Fraureuth porcelain Chocolate cup and saucer modelled with a superb scrolled foot and handle. The body is beautifully hand painted with summer flowers.

Size & Weight: – The cup is 9cm tall & 7.5cm across. The saucer is 14.75cm. The whole weighs 255g

Condition: – The cup & saucer are in cabinet condition without any chips cracks, losses or restoration. For reference, there are a couple of very slight surface scratches on the painting which can be expected on an item 100 years old. The gilding is in good order.

Photography: – Please look at the images as they show a true status of this delightful cup & saucer. There are some light reflections seen following the photography and are not discolourations to the glaze.

History & Marks:– The porcelain marks used on this cup & saucer are from the 1915 to 1926 period. The Fraureuth porcelain factory operated from 1866 until its bankruptcy in 1926. Unfortunately, little is known about its activities. It was one of the largest factories in Germany. It produced very high-quality wares. 

1839 Georg Bruno Foedisch was born on 09.07.1839 in Crimmitschau
1865 Bruno Foedisch and his cousin Arved von Römer found the porcelain factory Fraureuth
1867 The production of dishes begins with 60 workers and two stoves
1879 First prize at the World's Fair in Sidney (Australia) for porcelain in cobalt blue and gold
1885 Fraureuth employs 600 workers and employees
1889 "Association of German Porcelain Mainters" places its seat in Fraureuth
1890 Conversion into a public limited company with a share capital of 1.7 million Reichsmarks
1918 Establishment of an art and luxury porcelain department. In order to be able to meet the demand, branch workshops are being set up in Dresden and Lichte. The AG buys the Wallendorfer Porzellanmanufaktur, founded in 1764 (was since the 1st World War shut down). Fraureuth AG has over 1,200 employees.
1923 The new "worker's house colony" (today's Karl-Liebknecht-Straße) is being completed. In the spring, the new tableware factory, including a three-storey painting building, will be put into operation, as well as three new 76m long tunnel furnaces (then the most modern facility in Germany).
1926 Various circumstances, such as high losses (the tunnel furnaces almost only supply scrap), serious divisions within the corporate management and tax debts lead to ruin. In January 1926, the company reported bankruptcy.

For more information follow the link - you may need to click the translator. https://porzellanausstellung-fraureuth.de/die-porzellanfabrik/

Declaration: – This cup & saucer is original Fraureuth decorated porcelain from the time period described. 

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