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R.S. Prussia: The Formative Years by Leland & Carol Marple

R.S. Prussia: The Formative Years by Leland & Carol Marple

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This book explores porcelain wares produced by the Reinhold Schlegelmilch Porcelain Factory (marked R.S. Prissia), of Suhl, Germany, and sold to America form 1888 through 1900. The wonderfully molded and decorated plates and platers, tea sets, pitchers, clocks, and decorative objects are described with over 760 beautiful color images. An entire chaprter is devoted to the company's charming toy china sets. Displayed are wares fromed from a veriety of molds (including Fleur-de-Lis and Melon) and patterns (outline transfer, King George, and Coraline patterns, to name a few).

Newly discovered mold patterns are included, along with a history of the compamy's early operations, wholesale and trade catalog pages illustrating wares exported to the United States, the manufacturer's marks employed during this early period, a bibliography, and several appendices. This book will guide all collectors of Victorian porcelain to recognize the early pieces marked R.S. Prussia.

766 color photos; 49 B/W catalog pages

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  • R.S. Prussia The Formative Year

    Leland and Carol Marple


  • Binding: Soft Cover

    Copyright: 2002

    Pages: 184

    Size: 8.5 x 11 in.

    Condition: New

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