Meissen porcelain demitasse painted in polychrome enamels.

Meissen porcelain demitasse painted in polychrome enamels.

Code: OWA2045

£395.00 Approx $491.91, €460.91
 

Stock Number: – OWA2045

Date: - Circa 1924 - 1934

Materials: – Since the beginings of Meissen porcelain which can be dated back to experiments in 1708. The quality and production of Meissen porcelain has its beginnings in the manufactory’s own mine near the city of Meissen, where the purest kaolin is sourced day after day. This white clay is the key to the striking radiance of Meissen porcelain. The precise blending of kaolin with native feldspar and quartz has been refined in Meissen over the past 300 years and is still completed by hand to this day.

Country of Origin: – Germany

Description: – A very fine Meissen porcelain demitasse cup & saucer exquisitely decorated with a delightful oriental inspired design in polychrome enamels.

Size & Weight: – The cup is 5cm tall & 6.5cm across the rim, the saucer is 10.5cm across. 

Condition: – The first quality, porcelain is in excdellent condition without any chips, cracks or restoration. The gilding is also in good order with very minimal rubs.

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

History & Marks: The porcelain is marked with the standard Meissen crossed swords and has a The Pfeiffer Period 'dot' between the swords. Max Pfeiffer was an innovative person who was a director of Meissen from 1913 and took over as general manager of the company. After WW1 he reinvigorated the business, motivated staff, modernized buildings, and equipment . He stayed in this position until 1933. 

Declaration: This demitasse is original Meissen porcelain from the time period described. 

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