Late Of Meissen Period 1859 - 1920 Porcelain Fish Serving Platter W/10 Plates Nr
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Late Of Meissen Period 1859 - 1920 Porcelain Fish Serving Platter W/10 Plates Nr:
Late of Meissen period 1859 -1920 Stunning Victorian Porcelain Fish Serving Platter w/10 Serving PlatesGerman factory marks 1859 - 1920 JS Germany under glaze
Victorian Fish Platters gained popularity during the Golden Industrial Age here in America.The Victorians were known for formal extravagant Sunday and Holiday Dinners are these were found in mid to upper class homes for special occasions.Imported from Europe, they were sold in finer department stores during the gilded age. No Victorian Mansion was complete unless it owned one of these.
Late of Meissen, these marks indicate the factory was founded in 1859. Founder(s): Joseph Schachtel period. JS Germany under glaze. The factory of Charlottenbrunn (Germany - Silesia) specialized in the production of household porcelainto use as decorative wares and decorative pipes.The factory was closed in 1920.
This stunning set is in remarkable condition. The edges of the platter and plates are gilded with some additional applied to the platter.The rich detail to the hand painted underwater fish scenes is outstanding. The serving platter measures a huge 22.5" wide x 8.5". Platter is marked 0648.The 10 matching serving plates measure 8.5" wide and all are marked g2/0648. All pieces have very minor wear and must have been used very little.Rarely do you still find these sets in this condition.
Offered at .This set will ship in two boxes carefully packed and insured via Fed Ex Ground.Flat shipping cost is $40 within the continental US.