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A Rare Meissen Armorial Wine Glass Holder Armorial’s are arms belonging to aristocratic families that ordered Meissen to make services for them bearing the arms of their ancestry. These armorial pieces originate circa 1740’s. Armorials are found on every type of service wares such as tea bowls and cups and saucers, plates, coffee and teapots,

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This pair of Meissen Pagoda Figures;  also known as Nodders. These Nodding figures are the most unusual types of figures in which they have articulated hands and head. Each moveable part is attached to a lead weight that acts as a pendulum. While originally made by Kaendler hardly any of the models exist. There are

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Meissen Porcelain is found in every auction house around the world, be it online auction platforms, Ebay, Amazon, The-Saleroom, Easy-Live. These platforms service the many auctioneers selling items belonging to a multitude of vendors where it may not be possible to get a refund should an item prove not to be genuine   . As a

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Johann Frederick Böttger, was born on February 4th, 682, n the city of Schleiz, Southern Gremany. His parents had been brought up in Magdeburg and been involved in one way or other with the art of the mint, and his paternal grandfather had been a master goldsmiith.  Being already learned in the subjects of geometry,

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Meissen Fraud To understand a little about Meissen fraud it is necessary to understand the different types of fraud. These can be any of the following. The crossed swords mark is tampered with, the crossed swords mark is erased, a piece of genuine Meissen porcelain is painted outside of the factory and is not described

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The Meissen Man