Boy on the Goose, Herend, circa 1940


Figure made of hand painted porcelain, signed with Herend hallmark. Measurements: 21x29 cm.

The Herend Porcelain Manufactory was founded in 1826 by V. Stingl as an earthenware pottery manufacturing factory. At first, it copied Sevre and Meissen porcelain. International success has brought the company an order from the king of Sardinia. Herend displayed its designs at the First Hungarian Applied Art Exhibition, the Vienna Exhibition in 1845, the Great Exhibition in London, 1851, the Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations in New York, 1853 and the Exposition Universelle in Paris, 1855. The styles became popular, and orders were received on behalf of several royal courts: Queen Victoria, Francis Joseph I of Austria, Maximillian, the Mexican emperor. Some well-known patterns were named for the first customers: (Queen Victoria, Esterházy, Batthyány, Rothschild, Apponyi). In 1861 Moritz Fischer (who took over the factory from V. Stingl) received the title of gentry from Emperor Franz Joseph. In years 1897-1926 company was led by grandson of Fischer, and then till 1948 Esterhazy counts. Since 1992 company is privatised. In 1870s it started production of figurines of animals and folk themes.


Price: 1 800,00 zł 1800.00
quantity pc.

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