Dating sitzendorf marks

Beginning about 1735 certain impressed marks came into use on porcelain.

Otto Walcha was able to attribute many of these to specific formers.

More details A pair of Sitzendorf hard paste porcelain figurines To include a fair maiden holding a basket of flowers together with a gentleman in dapper attire, both upon floral encrusted bases (2). The floral encrustations are in generally very good order and we can see only one very small chip to one of the base flowers.More details A pair of Sitzendorf late 19th C porcelain figures, of a gallant with garland of flowers, and a lady with a basket of grapes, raised on a rococo scroll base, 17.5cm high, (AF), and a Jena porcelain wall pocket, late 19th C, modelled as a cherub with a basket, 23cm long, (3).More details Pair of Sitzendorf porcelain wall brackets, each having figural decoration depicting two cherubs amongst floral encrusted sprigs, together with a Continental porcelain cased mantel clock with somewhat similar decoration Condition: More details Various 19th C and later porcelain, etc, to include a Sitzendorf figure of a farmhand holding basket in flowing floral robes on a naturalistic gilt lined base, blue line mark beneath, 17cm high, a Toby cruet figure group and two other Continental porcelain figures. More details Pair of 20th Century Sitzendorf figures, each depicting a brightly coloured Macaw perched on a foliate encrusted tree stump, 30.75cm high Condition: Red and blue parrot - some very minor nibbling of the white petals beneath the parrot, Blue and yellow parrot - some very minor nibbling of the white petals beneath the parrot - **General condition consistent with age More details Four boxes of various china ware and ornaments to include a pair of Sitzendorf floral encrusted vases, a capo de monte figure, Queen Victoria commemorative plate, various other decorative plates, Victorian aneroid barometer, Waymaster 28lb scales, etc More details A pair of Sitzendorf twin branch candelabra, with floral encrustations and cherubs. CONDITION REPORT: These are both in generally very good order.The first porcelain factory in Sitzendorf opened in Thuringia in 1760 but we know that this little dancer was produced after 1891, partly from the style which dates it to the 1920s, and because the mark on the base came into use after 1891.It represents a classical ballet dancer, and there was a renewed interest in classical ballet in Europe in the 1920s since many ballet dancers settled in the west after the 1917 Russian revolution, some of them opening ballet schools.Together with the new partner which changed the product range, starting with the introduction of lace figurines decorated in Meissen style.


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