Dresden Ar Augustus Rex Meissen Mark Wolfsohn Sevres Era Hand Painted Porcelain
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Dresden Ar Augustus Rex Meissen Mark Wolfsohn Sevres Era Hand Painted Porcelain:
Dresden AR Augustus Rex Meissen Mark Wolfsohn Sevres Era Hand Painted PorcelainI just purchased this antique German porcelain plate from a local estate here in Central Virginia. The plate bears the underglaze "AR" / "Augustus Rex" monogram utilized by the Meissen factory during the first half of the 18th century. This plate, however, is characteristic of the hand painted wares produced by Helena Wolfsohn's Dresden / Saxony decorating studio (Porzellanmalerei Helena Wolfsohn Nachf ) during the 1870's. Wolfsohn purchased white ware blanks from Meissen and used a slightly modified "AR" mark until forced to desist in 1881. This plate is beautifully executed with fine detail to the reticulated / pierced borders and embossed acanthus scrolled cartouches. The central well has an endearing hand painted Rococo scene showing two children standing either side of a garden gate. The hand painting is of the highest quality with fine line, rich color and subtle shading throughout. I believe this plate was commissioned as part of an elegant service, each monogramed "KST" (I did purchase four additional plates, each with unique scenes and the same monogram.) The plate measures 9" in diameter and 1 1/8" deep. The piece is in excellent condition with no damage or restoration, there is some wear from stacking at the edge of the well (pictured). This lovely Sevres style plate would make a fine addition to any collection of Wolfsohn hand painted porcelains or 19th century Dresden wares. International buyers, please contact meprior to offerdingto discuss shipping options. policies require sellers to provide tracking information which is offered on USPS Priority Mail International and Exprss Mail International. USPS First Class Mail International does not offer tracking or insurance. Successful US buyers, pleasesee that I offer both USPS ParcelSelect and Priority Mail as shipping options. Because of the lower price, I have placed ParcelSelect as the first option on the invoice. In many cases the cost difference between ParcelSelect and Priority Mail is only a few cents. Recently, the shipping times for USPS ParcelSelect have been significantly over their estimates. Ifyou are concerned about turn around time, please choose the Priority Mail option.
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