For almost years, to , Reinhold Schlegelmilch’s initials, RS, appeared in various marks on fine German porcelain. Probably today’s most desired pieces are those marked RS Prussia. Due to it’s higher value, the RS Prussia mark has been forged and copied since the late s. This article will review the new and forged RS marks and compare them to original markings. It will also look at other ways fakers attempt to enhance or imitate RS porcelain. Between and there were three porcelain factories started in the city of Suhl in what is today Germany, then Prussia by persons with the last name Schlegelmilch. Erdmann S. Until recently, it was thought all the Schlegelmilchs were family related. Research by R. Capers and Mary Frank Gaston in has shown: 1 none of the factory owners were brothers, and, 2 they did not have a common father, Rudolph Schlegelmilch, supposedly commemorated in the RS mark.
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The Marks of R.S. Prussia. Not all Prussia pieces are marked and up to 50% of pieces may not be marked. Because fakes and replicas or reproductions abound,.
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Nippon porcelain The designation “Nippon porcelain” refers to porcelain made in Japan for export to the west, and stamped with the word Nippon on their bases. This practice began in in response to the U. McKinley Tariff Act, which forbade the import of items that weren’t “plainly marked, stamped, branded, or labeled in legible English words. Customs Agents as the correct name of origin so from then on, imported Japanese porcelain was supposed to be marked “Japan”.
It is difficult to tell how well this was followed in practice. However helpful, this rule does not apply to pieces exported to other countries than the US and not even to all of them.
Shop for-and learn about-R.S. Prussia China. Founded by While many different marks were used on R. S. Prussia pieces through World War I, Founded by.
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The RS Prussia marks with Royal Vienna all have a crown and are done in gold. I’m not finding anything with A. K. B. Royal Vienna or anything.
When attending sales or auctions, those with a hand in porcelain sales can rarely resist the lure to purchase available R. Prussia pieces, especially when the price seems right. Remarkable in its beauty and quality, R. Prussia porcelain has been a growing popular collectible since the s. While its collectors and antique dealers were growing in strong numbers, it also came to pass that a market for reproductions should also arise.
With a growing demand for R. Prussia porcelain wares, the realization that there was a large volume of unmarked R. Prussia pieces, and the fake and fraudulent R. Prussia pieces on the rise, Mary Gaston recognized the need and practicality of organizing a uniform system for identifying and validating authentic R.
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This is a beautiful RS Prussia Chocolate Pot with the green wreath mark and the R.S. Prussia in red letters dating it sometime during or before WWWI. Chocolate.
Reinhold Schlegelmilch produced what collectors consider to be R. Following the war, the factory moved to Tillowitz, Germany, and after World War II the factory once again shifted venue, this time to Poland. Prussia pieces were and continue to be highly valued, though individual pieces may be more or less expensive depending on a number of factors. Throughout its history, the R. Prussia company manufactured a wide range of china pieces and sets, including teapots, cups and saucers, plates, sugar bowls, and even chocolate sets.
Most pieces were decorated with imitation opals, gold, or iridescent finishes and feature paintings of flowers, portraits, or scenes from nature which were applied through lithographic transfers. Later pitchers and vases pieces, influenced by Art Nouveau, had arms and handles with designs similar to the borders on posters by Alphonse Mucha. According to the International Association of R.
Prussia Collectors website, most of the historical information on this type of porcelain published prior to appears to be largely inaccurate. This includes large chunks of text in a few well-known book titles. Reinhold and Erdmann Schlegelmilch were long thought to be brothers jointly operating one factory, but they actually ran two different factories located in Suhl, Germany, in direct competition with one another. Prussia pieces have appreciated handsomely since the s when folks really started taking notice of these pieces.
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This older book is a must for people dealing in or collecting American pottery or porcelain. It covers 90 companies, and gives brief histories of the companies, the marks they used, and highlights the companies most popular lines with sizes, shapes, pattern names, colors, etc. A must for any dealer! Two hundred and twenty five pages with 16 drawings of marks per page.
Each drawing of a mark also is accompanied with the name of the company, the location, when they began and ended production, as well as when the particular mark was used. The back section of the book another 42 pages has even more valuable information with a vocabulary of terms section, information on dating systems used by specific factories, timelines of companies and their acquisitions, other tips on dating porcelain, and a section on fakes and forgeries. Isleworth is now confirmed as the London manufacturer of creamware and slipware.
Ruby Lane Staff. Patricia Begg with intro by Howard Coutts. Unicorn Press, London, November A comprehensive heavyweight catalogue of one of the greatest collections of 18th century English porcelain in existence. Sine qua non is from the Late Latin, literally “without which not. Capers and Noreen C.
Prussia was later incorporated into East Germany and is now a part of modern Germany; Silesia was then considered to be German Poland. The most well known and widely collected of these wares is R. World War I caused the family to consolidate their operations in Tillowitz.
The name R.S. Prussia refers to the Germanic state of Prussia dating from late The best R.S. Prussia porcelain mark is a red star and wreath mark [called the.
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West German companies changed their marks to “Made in West Germany. The best way to date a piece of porcelain is through knowledge, and that takes research, R S Prussia & More Schlegelmilch Porcelain Featuring Cobalt by Mary J.
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