Meissen porcelain vase painted with Saxon flowers

Meissen porcelain vase painted with Saxon flowers

Code: MGL93

£145.00 Approx $180.57, €169.19
 

Stock Number: – OWA2046

Date: - Circa 1924-34

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 fine Meissen porcelain vase superbly painted with summer flowers upon a white ground. First quality marks. 

Size & Weight: – The vase is 13.5cm tall & 11cm across the rim. The weight is 380g

Condition: – The first quality, porcelain and  floral painting are in excdellent condition without any chips, cracks or restoration. The gilding is also in good order. 

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. 

A good Reference Book on Meissen Porcelain was written by Robert E Röntgen in 1984 called The Book of Meissen 

ISBN 10: 0887400140 / ISBN 13: 9780887400148 Published by Schiffer Publishing Ltd, Pennsylvania, 1984

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

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