Antique Dresden Wehsener Hand Painted Watteau Scene footed sherbet Cup & Saucer. Dresden (Richard, Gerhard & Werner Wehsener) Germany. Richard Wehsener started his own business in 1895. His next step was a studio store in the Zinzendorfstrasse.There was great demand for his designs. Even the British Museum and the National-Museum in Washington DC obtained his pieces.
Wehsener became known around the world as "Dresdner Handpainting" and "Dresden China". In 1914 Richard Wehsener, opened the store for his studio store on Prager Strasse; Dresden's famous Prager Strasse, a world-renowned shopping area which was obliterated by World War ll bombing. However, the Wehsener's Porcelain firm survived and is still in business today with Richard Wehsener's descendants although this art of styled of porcelain painting seems to be fading as less are proficient.The cup: 7.7 cm high/8.3 cm diameter. The saucer: 13.5 cm diameter. There is a residue of white glaze on the foot rim of the cup (The 5th picture, 6 o'clock position).
This is an exquisite Dresden Wehsener footed sherbet cup & saucer with extensive details. The inner of the cup is fully hand-painted with the scene of a courting couples enjoying the countryside.
The exterior is elaborated with raised gold decorations, the saucer has the same gold pattern as the cup. Please closely look at all the pictures because they sometimes give more detailed information. If you have any questions, please send me a message! I would be happy to answer them for you! This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Decorative Cookware, Dinnerware & Serveware\Cup & Saucers".
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