English & Continental Porcelain, Glass & Silver Overlay
Stock Number: – OWA3163
Date: – Circa 1930s
Materials: – Rosenthal Selb German Porcelain, Pure Silver Overlay Schwåbisch Gmünd Germany.
Country of Origin: – Germany
Description: – A highly decorative bulbous shaped vase decorated in the Schwåbisch Gmünd silver studios of Friedrich Deusch. The turquoise green body is adorned with an exquisite floral design in pure silver overlay. The porcelain marks and year code for 1938.
Size: – The vase is 21cm tall and 8.5cm across the rim, the whole weighs 855g.
Condition: – The Porcelain and silver are in excellent condition without any chips, cracks, restoration or losses. The silver may have light surface scratches following 80 years of loving care and cleaning of the vase.
History & Marks: –The porcelain marks and year code for 1938. Friedrich Deusch was commissioned by Rosenthal to have this floral design made in silver overlay. It was also available with just enamels (no silver).
For an Historical introduction to Silver Overlay click the link here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silver_overlay