L factory in Limoges, France. Many first class makers use the crossed swords in their marks as an 'homage' to Meissen nb: there is a lot more information on this around my site, please use the search box on the top right of every page to find it. I have pictures I can send if you can provide me with a way to send them to you. The Allies' plan was to help Japan rebuild and grow, but not to allow Japan to have the manufacturing capabilities to rearm itself. Compare the crown shape and any words that go along with it to images on china resource websites to figure out exactly what you have.
Lettin had no shame in openly copying the famous Ludwigsburg crowned L mark, saying the L stood for 'Lettin'. In many cases, you will be able to determine the era or even the pattern name based on the colors and words used along with the crown stamp. Please browse our main to find a treat for yourself or a great gift for others, all with free shipping. Over the years the Lefton Company has produced numerous products that are highly sought after by collectors including, but not limited to, cookie jars, holiday items, figurines, teapots, jam jars, planters, pitchers, shakers, Red Hat pieces, wall pockets and head vases. Compare the name or backstamp detail on collector and reseller websites until you find a match.
Decide on the pattern to collect, if you plan to collect decorative pieces rather than figurines. Another site that explains marks and dates is Also, eBay is a good place to find the current going price for some pieces. Wurttemberg Porzellan Manufaktur and then promptly patented this porcelain trade mark. Does anyone have any ideas who made this or what it is? Another similar company company is called Homco - possibly connected. They were known for producing 'palace' ware for Duke Charles Eugine von Württemberg and later King Friedrich. Other manufacturers may replicate the backstamp on new pieces of china, either as a commemorative version of an old pattern or as a way to fool collectors. Is This a Ludwigsburg Crown with 'L' Pottery Mark by: Sharon Is This a Ludwigsburg Crown with 'L' Pottery Mark Is this an imitation? Founded as a public company this new company continues to this present day.
I wonder if there is an association. Collectics Customer Appreciation : Save 10% On Entire Order! We are fairly certain his parents did not purchase this lovely little thing. Their porcelain factory was founded in 1758 closed in 1824. Usually the word crown appears above the crown icon. Best regards Peter admin The characature style of the 20th Century Capodimonte imitation piece by: Peter admin Dear Kim Many thanks for sending in your photos. I have a small leaf shaped dish decorated with roses and gold edging with the same marking with the number 5517 i. Leube's studio was not a manufacturer of porcelain wares, but a white ware decorating plant.
Peter admin bits and bobs by: glen Hello, while doing research on a bits and bobs I have found I came across this page. The figurine itself look nothing like a Ludswigburg figural group look but is very much in the characature style of the 20th Century Capodimonte imitation piece. Long-running companies have quite a bit of information written about them, so information and pictures abound online. Once you find a word, letters or additional symbols to go along with the crown, you can narrow down the company that manufactured the piece, and potentially the era in which it was made. Designs ranged from delicate, formal pieces with gold edging and soft floral patterns to the whimsical and playful designs of the 1950s. At the time of this writing, these can be bought on Amazon for as little as a couple of bucks! Lefton china is still made today and under the same name.
In my view it is most likely you have a non-Ludswigsburg of Württemberg figurine group because the originals would be museum pieces and very valuable, and the new production post 1947 would be clearly marked. Lefton is a mark found on pottery, porcelain, glass, and other wares imported by the Geo. If the piece looks brand new or hardly used, even if its crown mark indicates it is more than 150 years old, chances are the piece is a replica. Schorndorf of Wurttemberg is not to be confused with the official post-war reopening of the old Ludwigsburg factory in 1948. I know Anart do - and in exactly the same font and size. Unfortunately, this type of valuable European porcelain is rife with copies and fakes - made both within Germany and also the far east.
Tip Some online retailers are now offering Lefton china catalogs scanned into an electronic document. Lefton was also a well-known importer of lady head vases. Your figurine group is most likely a more modern item, otherwise you would have something of a museum piece on your hands in which case I would be calling the insurance salesman immediately! America offered the backdrop for even a new immigrant into the country to have a chance at commercal success. Lefton died in 1996 and the Lefton Company was sold in 2001 after 60 years of producing some of America's most popular collectibles and kitchenware. Here are some links to my piece. I have uploaded some photos of genuine Ludswigsburg of Württemberg marks and figural work for your information.
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Crown marks, typically found on the bottom of fine china items, are clues that help you determine the age and the manufacturer of each piece, as well as its country of origin. The company was founded by this new immigrant from Hungary after he arrived in Chicago, Illinois in 1939 and established the company in 1940. I can't even figure out what this piece was used for. I have included a collage of photos of original Ludswigsburg of Württemberg wares and mark at the top of the page for general interest. For a different shopping experience, you can also browse our featured selections in a fun new way with the or see current Amazon. The company's marks have changed over the course of production, but most were used for long periods of time and lack any definitive dating marks.