Dating dresden figurines
Please be sure to tell us how you would like to be acknowledged for your contributions -- by full name or by initials only, or even anonymous, although we do prefer first and last names.We also like to know your general location such as city, state, country, region, etc.All trade with Germany totally ceased during that time.There would have been no special orders between Ovington's of New York and Rosenthal of Germany during those particular years.They also had a decorating studio in Limoges, France. My speculation is that this overglaze green stamp was provided for application on the whiteware after decoration with the flower pattern that was copied by the artists. This appears to be the stamp of the manufacturer of the board/paper used by artists for their creations.Pattern name is Stamped label written in French which appears to say something about "Honorable Mention at Exposition Universelle of 1855, Papier, Carton, Chassis, Toiles, Anti-Ponce pour le Pastel, P. Apparently, he was given honorable mention for his products at the1855 Exposition.hotographs in this table of marks, unless otherwise noted, are those that were made by us from actual pieces we currently own or have owned in the past; this table also includes photographs that have been contributed to us by our many viewers.By your submission, you are granting us permission to publish your pictures, information, and questions should we so choose and as we so choose, whether in this format or other published formats by Sharon Dickinson, unless you state otherwise at the time of your submission.
The elderly lady said it had been in her family for many, many years.
Amanda said it appears that her great great grandparents were immigrants from Germany.
Founded in 1886, they were importers of china and glass from Europe.
These particular marks have been dated to the years of c.1891-1914.
The gold rectangle part of the second mark is covering the name of the factory that produced the blank. Lefton was a distributor of imported giftware from Japan beginning in 1940 and is apparently still in business today, although George Lefton himself is now deceased (since the mid or late 1990's).