Franziska Hirsch Blue Onion Dual Serving Set (9604)
Perfect condition. Hand-painted 'Blue Onion' pattern.
Unique pieces that show the incredible dexterity of craftsmen using a wide variety of paintbrushes.
The mark at the underside was registered and used for only three years (1893-1896) before it was withdrawn after a lawsuit by Meissen. The complaint was upheld and Hirsch was forbidden any further use of the mark. Additionally numbered with hand-written painter's numbers.
No chips, cracks, crazing, fading or scratches. High ting when tapped.
About the artist: Franziska Hirsch has earned herself a place in the history of decorating high quality porcelain. She was well known for decorating flower bouquets of exquisite detail in the Meissen style. From 1893 until 1930, Franziska Hirsch had a studio situated in Dresden. From this studio, she produced finely detailed porcelain pieces.
Franziska Hirsch typically used blanks that she purchased from porcelain manufacturers such as MZ Austria, Meissen, Rosenthal and the like.
Serving dish - 290mm wide / 220mm deep.
Drainer - 195mm diameter / 70mm high.
Under plate - 220mm diameter.