Meissen porcelain started in Dresden, Germany in 1709, by Johann Friedrich Bottger, under the sponsorship of Augustus the Strong, (Augustas Rex), the elector of Saxony.The first pieces of Meissen porcelain were actually red stoneware, known as Böttger stoneware, and first sold at the Leipzig Easter Fair in 1710. Certain logos have many components, so in order to simplify identification, I have chosen the major component.
A little imagination might well be required since your eye could well see logos differently The Gebrauchsmuster is slightly different from the Patent, in that processes and methods cannot be protected by a Gebrauchsmuster, whereas products can.
Furthermore, the maximum term of a Gebrauchsmuster is ten years from the date of registration, but a Patent usually has a term of twenty years from the date of registration.
Northwood The underlined "N" in a circle is the most frequently seen mark in classic era Carnival.
Not all Northwood patterns carry the mark, and in some patterns that do carry the mark, not all pieces may have it.
And they have officially undergone several variations, as shown below; This is an actual Meissen quality mark found on a tea service that was listed for 95.00!
Seller described set as exquisite Meissen quality – and the photos did show that the set was gorgeous; to an untrained eye, but even so, it was not up to Meissen’s standards, and there was no mention that the factory mark showed that Meissen deemed the set to be unsuitable for tableware.At the Centennial Exposition the firm was awarded a bronze medal for superior goods. came into possession of the works formerly operated by Wm. The plant has since been extended from time to time, until it is now one of the largest in this used by the Willets Mfg. are as follows: On stone china, the Arms of Great Britain. In 1876 a new mark was introduced, a shield, bearing the same letters. In the last-named year they added the legend which appears on the subjoined mark.Their exhibit consisted of crockery, porcelain and hardware trimmings. In 1884 a monogram was adopted, composed of the firm name, which was either impressed on white granite ware or applied in color. was incorporated, the same mark, with the letters C. In that year the company exhibited table and toilet wares at the Centennial Exposition. The patent was on a scalloped dish which was produced at that time.This is a page of A Small Collection of Antique Silver and Objects of vertu, a 1000 pages richly illustrated website offering all you need to know about antique silver, sterling silver, silverplate, sheffield plate, electroplate silver, silverware, flatware, tea services and tea complements, marks and hallmarks, articles, books, auction catalogs, famous silversmiths (Tiffany, Gorham, Jensen, Elkington), history, oddities ...SITE MAP - AMERICAN STERLING SILVER MARKS Aa / Am An / Az Ba / Bh Bi / Bz Ca / Cn Co / Cz Da / Dt Du / Dz E Fa / Fn Fo / Fz Ga / Gh Gi / Gz Ha / Hh Hi / Hz I-J K La / Lh Li / Lz M N O P - Q Ra / Rn Ro / Rz Sa / Sh Si / Sz T - U - V Wa / WG Wh / Wz X - Y - Z RYRIE BROS - Toronto, Ontario, Canada Founded in 1879 by James Ryrie. The mark is also seen on the Imperial Paperweight, along with the similar NUCUT mark and the Iron Cross mark.