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(German, 19-20th C )

In 1891 Philipp Rosenthal establishes a porcelain factory in Asch, Bohemia. The Porzellanfabrik Philipp Rosenthal & Co acquired factories in Selb, Marktredwitz, Kronach, Waldenburg, Waldershof and Sophienthal from 1897 to 1936. The "Empire" shape is one of the first complete service-sets In 1916 its most successful shape "Maria", named after his wife is introduced Popular patterns were "Maria White" and "Moss Rose" After WWII the factories were modernised and lost markets were re-established by Rosenthal's son, Phillip Some of the best artists of those days were attracted to the company like Hans Theo Baumann, Raymond Loewy and Raymond Peynet, among others.


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