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Meissen Fraud To understand a little about Meissen fraud it is necessary to understand the different types of fraud. There are many different types of fraud. Fraud appears when the blue crossed swords mark is tampered with, the blue crossed swords mark is erased.  Authentic Meissen porcelain is recognisable by an authentic blue crossed swords mark. However

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There is a reason the images below are spaced out in the manner they are. Its all about confusing your abilities to recognise something very important and pertinent to what all collectors, buyers and sellers of Meissen know. Read the information below to learn more.         Your task today is to look

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  The Plate above illustrates the main Meissen  Trade Marks since 1720   The Story of the origins of the Meissen Crossed Swords Trade Mark Since around AD 700  China had dominated porcelain making before the discovery of making porcelain at Meissen in 1707.  The chemist and and mathetician Einfried Walter Tschirnhaus aided by his

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Tureen at Wimpole All images Courtesy of The National Trust Meissen Porcelain; A world in its own right bought by the highest echelons of British Aristocracy. From the collections seen at the National Trust.  It didn’t take long for the word to spread to the homes of the Aristocracy in England about the invention of

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Examining two near identical Meissen groups both of which have the identical model number. Leuteritz added his own design to some of the original moulds and this is a good example of why more than one design can appear with identical model numbers but have slight differences as is the case of these two groups

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For some people it is a visit of a life time. While I would like to say this was the same for me it is more the case that I find any museum’s collections awe inspiring. Museums have been for centuries the libraries for the general population to see at close hand the marvels of

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The Victoria and Albert Museum is an ideal location to get an education when it comes to learning about world ceramics arguably the world’s largest selection, more so than any other museum. Only a fraction is on display at any one time but always a strong section of Meissen Porcelain dating from the very earliest

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The Meissen Man