There were at least forty porcelain painting studios located near or in the city of Dresden. All of which were decorating porcelain in the Meissen style and a large percentage of the porcelain was produced by the Meissen factory. Most of it being seconds, sold in the white, that didn’t pass the Meissen factory quality control. In 1883, in response to the exciting developments happening all around them, four prominent ceramic decorators registered the famous Dresden blue crown mark, and the widely popular dresden style was born. This misunderstanding also dates back to the early years when the secret of European hard paste porcelain, was discovered under the commission of Augustus the Strong in the city of Dresden. Dresden Porcelain and the history of the Dresden crown mark. In 1710, however, the first porcelain producing factory was set up fifteen miles away in the city of Meissen. But most Meissen porcelain was sold in Dresden, which was the cultural and economic centre of Saxony. This resulted in Meissen figurines and porcelain being referred to as Dresden porcelain even though they were marked with the blue crossed swords mark. Today most ceramics collectors are aware that although the work of Dresden decorators often rivaled Meissen products; no actual porcelain was produced in Dresden. Figurine comes in Excellent Condition. Made in Germany.Dimensions: 55 x 47 x 125H mmPlease contact Anthony on 0412495436Or Email at wakimantiques@hotmail.com10 Nicholson St, Coburg VIC 3058Trading Hours: 10AM-6PM (Mon-Sun)

Vintage Collectable Porcelain Figurine by Dresden Porcelain (Germany)

$40.00Price