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    Or rather they are not!!. The description reads; ” Large pair of early 20th C Meissen vases and covers, the ovoid bodies painted with panels of exotic birds, fruit and foliage in gilt reserve panels, the domed covers with onion finials, blue Augustus Rex mark and label ‘Meissen 1690 ¬£28 not to be

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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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This outstanding Mythological Nude Bacchante displays an enchanted facial expression. But there is a reason she worshiped the Roman God Bachus; while in Greece the Goddess Dionysus both  bearers of Wine; Ectasy and Fertility. Seen in the form at Meissen modelled completely in the nude.

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You can be guarrenteed of one thing fakes exist to fool buyers. But where it hits very hard at home is unwary cataloguers who take it upon themselves seeing a blue cross on a piece and assuming it has to be the real thing without checking out the facts first. Isn’t it or is it

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Two Catalogues were produced for the Meissen Salesman to show to their retailers. The first edition was published in 1904 and the 2nd edition 1911. The photographic plates are in black and white. They captivate the highest quality that Meissen ever modelled with many of the items illustrated the workmanship of the Leuteritz workshop. The

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In my 45 years of dealing in Meissen Porcelain often attending the major sales this year’s auction sale at Sotheby’s New York broke all other records. Rarely do the smaller objects of desire; Meissen porcelain fetch over half a million dollars. But some lots within the Oppenheimer fetched over a million dollars. Normally for Meissen

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The Meissen Man