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Subject:multicolored dish
Posted By: ppr Tue, Aug 07, 2018 IP: 172.56.22.231

Is anyone familiar with this mark or style. Thank you.









Subject:Re: multicolored dish
Posted By: joamuse Wed, Aug 08, 2018

I may be incorrect, but I think your plate is what is called ‘Royal Vienna’.
The mark is mistakenly called a ‘Beehive’, but is actually a stylized version of a shield called the bindenschild (the coat-of-arms for the Austrian Hapsburg family) It is one of the most copied marks.
Some info on the original mark
http://www.oldandsold.com/pottery/germany17.shtml

jo

Subject:Re: multicolored dish
Posted By: Martin Michels Wed, Aug 08, 2018

This beehive mark looks exactly like the beehive mark of :
Ackermann & Fritze (Volkstedt, Germany) ca 1908 – 1951.
See link:
https://www.rubylane.com/blog/categories/what-s-this/royal-vienna-and-the-beehive-mark-real-or-fake/
And see included picture from that site.
Rgards,
Martin.



Subject:Re: multicolored dish
Posted By: Bill H Wed, Aug 08, 2018

According to the Kovel's Dictionary of Marks on pottery and porcelain, the Edmé Samson firm of Paris (1845-1905) also reproduced this mark.

Bill H.

Subject:Re: multicolored dish
Posted By: ppr Wed, Aug 08, 2018

Thank you both so much. I apologize for posting this in the forum. I thought I was an Asian piece.


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