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Meissen Pair of Oriental Figurines A 1146 67073 Scheurich Made 20th Century
Located in Vienna, AT
Meissen most remarkable pair of figurines: Designed by Paul Scheurich (1883-1945) Oriental woman with flute / modelled 1926 Black man with cockatoo / modelled 1922. Size: Femal...
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Vintage 1980s German Art Nouveau Porcelain

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Porcelain

Meissen 3 Plates, circa 1920
Located in Copenhagen, Denmark
Meissen blue onion. 3 plates, circa 1920. In perfect condition. 2nd factory quality. Measures: 18.5 x 2.5 cm. Stamped.
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Vintage 1920s German Porcelain

  • Meissen 3 Plates, circa 1920
  • Meissen 3 Plates, circa 1920
  • Meissen 3 Plates, circa 1920
  • Meissen 3 Plates, circa 1920
H 0.79 in. Dm 7.09 in.
Meissen Musicians Four Figurines Johann J. Kändler Pre-Marcolini Period 1774
By Johann Joachim Kaendler
Located in Vienna, AT
Meissen most lovely Figurines' group making music: Made circa 1770 during Pre-Marcolini Period which means that it was manufactured before 1774 when the Meissen swords had a point a...
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Antique 1760s German Rococo Porcelain

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Porcelain

Meissen Gallant Couple Rococo Garments August Ringler Model O 158 Made 1956
By August Ringler
Located in Vienna, AT
Meissen most lovely Gallant Couple Clad in Rococo Garments. Size: Height: 19 cm (= 7.48 inches) Width of base: 12.5 cm (= 4.92 inches) Depth of base: 9.5 cm (= 3.74 inches) ...
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Vintage 1950s German Rococo Porcelain

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Porcelain

Meissen Group Six Figurines Allegory of Earth by Acier Model D 83
By Michel Victor Acier 1
Located in Vienna, AT
Meissen gorgeous & huge group of figurines which are Allegory of Earth assembled around a Lion's Figurine. Size: Height: 24.5 cm (= 9.64 inches) Width of base: 22.5 cm (= 8.85 inch...
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Antique 1870s German Rococo Porcelain

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Porcelain

Stadt Meissen Blue Onion Pattern, Large Soup Plate, 10 Pieces in Stock
Located in Copenhagen, Denmark
Stadt Meissen blue onion pattern. Large soup plate. 10 pieces in stock, mid-20th century. In very good condition. Stamped. Measures: 25.5 x 5 cm.
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Mid-20th Century German Rococo Porcelain

Materials

Porcelain

Meissen the Wave Art Nouveau Bowl Figurine Henschtel Konrad Q 169, circa 1900
By Julius Konrad Hentschel
Located in Vienna, AT
Meissen rarest Art Nouveau item: The wave Size: Height 3.34 inches Depth 6.10 inches Width 8.26 inches Manufactory: Meissen Hallmarked: Blue Meissen sword mark (glazed bott...
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Antique Early 1900s German Art Nouveau Porcelain

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Porcelain

Meissen Three Girls Playing Hide and Seek by Theodore Eichler Model W 115
By Theodore Eichler
Located in Vienna, AT
Meissen rarest group of figurines: Three Girls Playing Hide and Seek by Theodore Eichler. Size: height 25.0 cm (= 9.84 inches) width 20.0 cm (= 7.87 inches) depth 12.5 cm (= 4...
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Antique Early 1900s German Art Nouveau Figurative Sculptures

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Porcelain

Meissen Urn Vase with Two Cherubs by Kaendler Model 1009 Made circa 1830-1840
By Johann Joachim Kaendler
Located in Vienna, AT
Meissen most lovely pair of cherubs with lidded urn vase. Size: Total height 10.23 inches / 26.0 cm Total width 6.49 inches / 16.5 cm Depth 3.93 inches / 10.0 cm Manufactor...
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Antique 1830s German Rococo Porcelain

Materials

Porcelain

Meissen Purple Indian Porcelain Cup and Saucer
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in Washington Crossing, PA
This is a beautiful Meissen scalloped cup and saucer in the purple Indian pattern. The cup has a twisted leaf handle. There is gilt trim on rim of cup and saucer. This dates circa 18...
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Antique Late 19th Century German Porcelain

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Porcelain

Fantastic Pair of Meissen Style Covered Urns
Located in Woodbury, CT
This pair, made in the 20th century is fully decorated from the female figures on the covers, to the bases with garlands of painted and applied flowers and fruits. Dramatic gilded ma...
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Vintage 1970s German Rococo Vases

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Porcelain

Meissen Ice Bear Animal Figurine Model T 181 Jarl Otto Made, circa 1935
By Otto Jarl
Located in Vienna, AT
Meissen most remarkable and huge animal figurine: Walking ice bear / most lifelike impression: It is a gorgeous model, indeed! Manufactory: Meissen Hallmarked: Blue Meissen Swor...
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Vintage 1930s German Other Porcelain

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Porcelain

Antique German Meissen Porcelain Centrepiece
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in London, GB
Antique German Meissen porcelain centrepiece German, late 19th Century Measures: Height 44cm, width 38cm, depth 29cm This fine Meissen centrepiece is of traditional form. The ce...
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Antique Late 19th Century German Rococo Porcelain

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Porcelain

  • Antique German Meissen Porcelain Centrepiece
  • Antique German Meissen Porcelain Centrepiece
  • Antique German Meissen Porcelain Centrepiece
  • Antique German Meissen Porcelain Centrepiece
H 17.33 in. W 14.97 in. D 11.42 in.
19th Century German Meissen Figurine
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in Washington Crossing, PA
19th century German Meissen figurine.
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Antique 19th Century German Figurative Sculptures

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Porcelain

Continental German Meissen Porcelain and Gilt Centerpiece
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in New York, NY
Continental German Meissen (18/19th Century) porcelain oval shaped 2 section white and gilt trimmed centerpiece with floral & filigree design and supported on 4 gilt claw legs
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Antique Early 19th Century German Centerpieces

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Porcelain

19th Century Germany Meissen Porcelain Grouping
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in Los Angeles, CA
19th century Germany Meissen porcelain grouping.
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Antique 19th Century German Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Porcelain

German Meissen Porcelain Cupid Dressing Table / Vanity Mirror
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in New York, NY
German Meissen (19th Century) porcelain and gilt framed dressing table / vanity mirror with decorative cupid figures.
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Antique 19th Century German Table Mirrors

Materials

Porcelain, Mirror

German Meissen Blue and White Porcelain Kitchen Pieces
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in New York, NY
A beautiful antique set of 6 German Meissen blue and white onion pattern porcelain kitchen cooking pieces/utenciles with wood turned handles, circa late 19th century, Germany. Each...
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Antique Late 19th Century German Porcelain

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Porcelain, Wood

Pair of Rococo Style German Meissen Porcelain Candelabras
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in London, GB
Pair of Rococo style German Meissen Porcelain candelabras German, circa 1860 Measures: Height 37cm, width 26cm, depth 15cm Rococo-style detailing, including figures representing...
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Antique Mid-19th Century German Rococo Candelabras

Materials

Porcelain

19th Century German Meissen Painted Porcelain Plaque
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in London, GB
This charming painted porcelain plaque depicts a nymph and a faun embracing in a setting by a lake. Surrounding them are foliage, two other figures and a boar who runs across the for...
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Antique 19th Century German Neoclassical Paintings

Materials

Metal

19th Century German Meissen Porcelain Cup and Saucer
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in Washington Crossing, PA
19th century German Meissen Porcelain cup and saucer White with gold rim and blue flowers Saucer 4.5 inches diameter Cup 2.25" diameter 2" height.
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Antique 19th Century German Porcelain

Materials

Porcelain

German Meissen Style Blue and White Porcelain Soap Dish
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in New York, NY
A rare German Meissen style blue and white porcelain wall-mounted soap dish, circa late 19th - early 20th century, Germany. Piece measures: 3.5" D x 4.75" W x 4" H
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Antique Late 19th Century German Bathroom Fixtures

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Porcelain

Pair of Antique Meissen Candelabras, Germany, circa 1910
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in Dallas, TX
This elegant pair of colorful German Meissen, seven-arm candelabras dates to the early 1900s. The gros relief intricacy and thinness of the porcelain flower heads, leaves and fruit i...
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Antique Early 1900s German Candelabras

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Meissen

19th Century German Meissen Cup and Saucer Gold Gilt
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in Washington Crossing, PA
Beautiful 19th century German Meissen cup and saucer with ornate gold gilt Measures: Cup measures H 3" Saucer Measures: 6 1/4" diameter Meissen porcelain or Meissen ch...
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Antique 19th Century German Porcelain

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Gold Leaf

German Meissen 'Marcolini' Porcelain Tea and Coffee Service, circa 1790
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in New York, NY
Comprising coffee pot, tea pot, covered cream jug, covered sugar, ten tea cups, six coffee cups, 16 saucers.
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Antique 1790s German Tea Sets

Materials

Porcelain

19th Century German Meissen Style Hand Painted Porcelain Lidded Compote
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in Vero Beach, FL
19th century German Meissen style hand painted porcelain lidded compote. This is a rare example of the great porcelain art of Germany from the 19th century. The compote with flora...
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Antique 19th Century German Baroque Porcelain

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Porcelain

Antique German Meissen School Hand Painted and Gilt Porcelain Bagpiper Figure
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in Big Flats, NY
Antique German Meissen school hand painted and gilt figurine features bagpiper in countryside setting, marked on base as photographed, 19th century Measures: 7.5" height x 2.75" wid...
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Antique 19th Century German Porcelain

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Porcelain

Antique German Meissen Hand Painted and Gilt Figural Porcelain Candlestick
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in Big Flats, NY
Antique Meissen porcelain figural candlestick features hand painted and gilt maiden in garden setting with candle stick having applied foliate and ivy decoration, "as is" with losses...
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Antique 19th Century German Candlesticks

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Porcelain

Unique and Monumental Late 19th Century German Meissen Porcelain Mirror
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in New York, NY
A Unique and Monumental Late 19th Century German Meissen Porcelain Mirror This palatial mirror is made up of around 12 wonderful individually hand crafted pieces of porcelain. The...
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Antique Late 19th Century German Belle Époque Porcelain

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Porcelain, Glass

Antique German Meissen School Figural Porcelain Courting Couple Candelabra c1890
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique pair of German figural candelabra in the manner of Meissen offer hand painted porcelain construction with man and woman in countryside setting and having three s-scroll ar...
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Antique 19th Century German Candelabras

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Porcelain

Antique German Meissen Porcelain Figural Grouping, Le Benedictine, 19th Century
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in Big Flats, NY
Antique German grouping by Meissen titled "Le Benedicite D'apres Chardin" offers a hand painted and gilt porcelain genre scene grouping of mother and children praying before a meal a...
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Antique 19th Century German Figurative Sculptures

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Porcelain

Set of 24 Pieces German Meissen Porcelain Dinner Service with Floral Decor
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in Atlanta, GA
A 24-piece set of German Meissen porcelain service from the 19th century, with floral decor. Born in Eastern Germany during the 19th century, each of this 24 pieces service features ...
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Antique 19th Century German Serving Pieces

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Porcelain

German Meissen Porcelain Clock
Located in New York, NY
German Meissen (19th Century) porcelain group of men and women with floral and bronze branches around mantel clock (not working)
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Antique 19th Century German Neoclassical Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

  • German Meissen Porcelain Clock
  • German Meissen Porcelain Clock
  • German Meissen Porcelain Clock
  • German Meissen Porcelain Clock
H 16 in. W 10 in. D 7 in.
Porcelain Vase from Meissen, Germany, 1930´s
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in Prague 8, CZ
This porcelain vase was made by a world famous porcelain company in Meissen, Germany in the 1930´s. In very good Vintage condition without any damage.
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Mid-20th Century German Art Deco Vases

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Porcelain

  • Porcelain Vase from Meissen, Germany, 1930´s
  • Porcelain Vase from Meissen, Germany, 1930´s
  • Porcelain Vase from Meissen, Germany, 1930´s
  • Porcelain Vase from Meissen, Germany, 1930´s
H 11.82 in. W 5.52 in. D 5.52 in.
Meissen Porcelain Figure of German Shepherd Dog
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in New York, NY
An exquisitely crafted Meissen Porcelain figure of a German Shepherd dog from the sought after Pfeiffer Period. hand-painted underglaze in black and brown, bearing the famous blue cr...
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Early 20th Century German Art Nouveau Animal Sculptures

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Porcelain

  • Meissen Porcelain Figure of German Shepherd Dog
  • Meissen Porcelain Figure of German Shepherd Dog
  • Meissen Porcelain Figure of German Shepherd Dog
  • Meissen Porcelain Figure of German Shepherd Dog
H 7.25 in. W 8.50 in. D 2.75 in.
Pair of German Porcelain Vases, Meissen, circa 1745
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in New York, NY
Pair of German porcelain vases, Meissen, circa 1745.
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Antique Mid-18th Century German Vases

Materials

Porcelain

German Porcelain Partial Dinner Service, Meissen, 19th Century
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in New York, NY
Comprising 18 soups, 18 dinner plates, one large fish platter, and one large meat platter, one covered vegetable tureen, two serving bowls.
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Antique 19th Century German Dinner Plates

Materials

Porcelain

German Porcelain Group of Two Rabbits, Meissen, circa 1910
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in New York, NY
Modelled by Ivar Tillberg. Crossed swords Meissen mark in underglaze blue.
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Antique Early 1900s German Animal Sculptures

Materials

Porcelain

Set of Six German Porcelain Salts, Meissen Marcolini, circa 1800
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in New York, NY
Set of six German porcelain salts, Meissen (Marcolini), circa 1800.
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Antique 1880s German Porcelain

Materials

Porcelain

Large German Porcelain Figure Toucan Bird, Meissen, circa 1905
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in New York, NY
Modeled and incised with the conjoined "PW" for Paul Walther. Crossed swords Meissen mark in underglaze blue.
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Antique Early 1900s German Animal Sculptures

Materials

Porcelain

Meissen Porcelain Pot-Pourri Vase, Germany, 19th Century
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
Meissen porcelain pot-pourri vase, Germany, 19th century.
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Antique Late 19th Century German Rococo Vases

Materials

Porcelain

Large 19th Century German Gilt-Trimmed Meissen Porcelain Vase
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in New York, NY
19th century German large blue and white Meissen porcelain vase with gilt trim and scroll handles.
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Antique 19th Century German Napoleon III Porcelain

Materials

Gold

Marked Meissen "Weiss Geschirr" German White Porcelain Plate, circa 1934
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in Atlanta, GA
20th century circa 1934 German round white porcelain plate with scalloped decorated border by Meissen, marked. "Weiss Geschirr" in marking means "White Dishes".
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20th Century German Dinner Plates

Materials

Porcelain

Meissen-Style Porcelain Wall Sconce
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in New Orleans, LA
This magnificent Meissen-style porcelain wall sconce features three candle holders and is adorned with hand-painted, floral Rococo decoration. circa 1870. Measures: 14 1/4" wide x ...
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Antique 19th Century German Rococo Wall Lights and Sconces

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Porcelain, Meissen

  • Meissen-Style Porcelain Wall Sconce
  • Meissen-Style Porcelain Wall Sconce
  • Meissen-Style Porcelain Wall Sconce
  • Meissen-Style Porcelain Wall Sconce
H 18 in. W 14.25 in. D 4 in.
Meissen Porcelain Figurine of Cherub as Scottish Lass Dancing Germany
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in Montreal, QC
Delightful little Meissen porcelain figurine of a cherub as a Scottish lass, curtsying for a dance. From the tam atop her head to her plaid kilt to her little bare feet, she is a ros...
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Early 20th Century German Edwardian Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Porcelain

Pair of Porcelain Parrots Signed Meissen, Germany, Early 20th Century
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
Pair of porcelain parrots signed Meissen. Germany, early 20th century.
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Early 20th Century German Belle Époque Porcelain

Materials

Porcelain

Meissen Model of a Crouching Kitten, German, Modeled by Otto Jarl, 1903
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in New York, NY
A model of a crouching kitten by Meissen, German, Modeled by Otto Jarl, 1903. The kitten is shown to have pinkish eyes with a pinkish nose and a blue bow. These delicate touches of c...
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Vintage 1910s German Rococo Animal Sculptures

Materials

Porcelain

Fabulous Pair of Meissen Porcelain Glass Coolers/Cachepots
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in New York, NY
A fabulous pair of Meissen Porcelain glass coolers/cachepots. This exceptional pair of exquisitely hand-painted Meissen Porcelain glass coolers are each painted with panels of figure...
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Antique Mid-19th Century German Louis XVI Porcelain

Materials

Porcelain, Meissen

Pair of German 19th Century Neo-Classical St. Meissen Porcelain Urns
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
An exceptional and most decorative pair of German 19th century neo-classical st. Meissen porcelain urns. Each urn is raised by a circular base with a lovely wrap around foliate band ...
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Antique 19th Century German Neoclassical Urns

Materials

Porcelain

Antique German Hand Painted Meissen School Porcelain Maiden Figure, circa 1900
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique German porcelain Meissen School figure depicts hand painted maiden in countryside setting, signed on base as photographed, circa 1900 Measures: 12" H x 4.5" W x 4.5" D...
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20th Century German Victorian Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Porcelain

Meissen Mythological Group
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in New Orleans, LA
This exceptional Meissen Porcelain group exhibits that renowned firm's mastery of mythological themes. Crafted in the exuberant Rococo style for which Meissen was famed, this group d...
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Antique 19th Century German Rococo Porcelain

Materials

Porcelain

  • Meissen Mythological Group
  • Meissen Mythological Group
  • Meissen Mythological Group
  • Meissen Mythological Group
H 8.5 in. W 8.5 in. D 4 in.
Opulent Meissen Germany "Golden Baroque" Trio Set Cup, Saucer and Dessert Plate
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in Tustin, CA
Make a grand impression with one of Meissen's most opulent patterns, "Golden Baroque", which incorporates both classical grapevine motifs and elaborate 24-karat gold surfaces. This e...
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Early 20th Century German Baroque Tableware

Materials

Porcelain

Openwork Platter, Meissen
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in Chorzów, PL
Openwork platter, Meissen. Very good condition. Wed 19 cm.
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Antique 1880s German Other Platters and Serveware

Materials

Porcelain

  • Openwork Platter, Meissen
  • Openwork Platter, Meissen
  • Openwork Platter, Meissen
  • Openwork Platter, Meissen
H 1.58 in. Dm 7.49 in.
Early 18th Century Meissen Oval Wall Beveled Mirror Pair of Cherubs, Germany
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
Fine German Meissen porcelain beveled wall mirror with a pair of figural cherubs. Finely modelled as an elegant 18th century piece of art, hand painted white porcelain china with cob...
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Antique Early 18th Century German Rococo Porcelain

Materials

Porcelain

Meissen Porcelain Vase
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in Vilnius, LT
Meissen Porcelain vase with hand painted flowers decorated with gold ornaments.
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Mid-20th Century German Porcelain

Materials

Porcelain

  • Meissen Porcelain Vase
  • Meissen Porcelain Vase
  • Meissen Porcelain Vase
  • Meissen Porcelain Vase
H 9.45 in. Dm 7.09 in.
18th Century Meissen 12 Antique Floral Baroque Style Porcelain Dining Dishes
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in Brescia, IT
This baroque style dining colorfully dishes set is eclectical and drawn with vibrant colors. The board is in a contemporary fuchsia color. Precious, fine, elegant and untimeless...
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Antique Late 18th Century German Victorian Porcelain

Materials

Meissen

Florale Meissen Plate
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in Wien, AT
Florale meissen plate Original condition.
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20th Century German Porcelain

Materials

Gold

  • Florale Meissen Plate
  • Florale Meissen Plate
  • Florale Meissen Plate
  • Florale Meissen Plate
H 1.58 in. Dm 12.21 in.
Meissen Box 'Biscuits' Porcelain
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Meissen box (biscuits) porcelain porcelain material origin Germany circa 1900 perfect condition rococo style.  
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Antique Early 1900s German Rococo Porcelain

Materials

Porcelain

  • Meissen Box 'Biscuits' Porcelain
  • Meissen Box 'Biscuits' Porcelain
  • Meissen Box 'Biscuits' Porcelain
  • Meissen Box 'Biscuits' Porcelain
H 7.49 in. W 7.09 in. D 7.09 in.
Meissen Wall Sconces
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in New Orleans, LA
This enchanting pair of Meissen sconces exhibits the finest artistry for which this famed porcelain firm is known. Decorated with Meissen’s hallmark hand-painted intricacy, with deli...
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Antique 19th Century German Rococo Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Porcelain

  • Meissen Wall Sconces
  • Meissen Wall Sconces
  • Meissen Wall Sconces
  • Meissen Wall Sconces
H 17.5 in. W 12.5 in. D 8 in.
Meissen Porcelain Vase
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in Vilnius, LT
Meissen Porcelain vase with hand decorated gold ornaments.
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Mid-20th Century German Porcelain

Materials

Porcelain

  • Meissen Porcelain Vase
  • Meissen Porcelain Vase
  • Meissen Porcelain Vase
  • Meissen Porcelain Vase
H 8.47 in. Dm 6.5 in.
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German Meissen For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the German meissen you’re looking for. Each German meissen for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using ceramic, porcelain and metal. There are many kinds of the German meissen you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. A German meissen, designed in the Rococo, Art Nouveau or Baroque style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. Many designers have produced at least one well-made German meissen over the years, but those crafted by Meissen Porcelain, Johann Joachim Kändler and Michel Victor Acier are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a German Meissen?

A German meissen can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $2,251, while the lowest priced sells for $80 and the highest can go for as much as $275,000.

Finding the Right Serveware, Ceramics, Silver and Glass for You

Your dining room table is a place where stories are shared and personalities shine — why not treat yourself and your guests to the finest antique and vintage glass, silver, ceramics and serveware for your meals?

Just like the people who sit around your table, your serveware has its own stories and will help you create new memories with your friends and loved ones. From ceramic pottery to glass vases, set your table with serving pieces that add even more personality, color and texture to your dining experience.

Invite serveware from around the world to join your table settings. For special occasions, dress up your plates with a striking Imari charger from 19th-century Japan or incorporate Richard Ginori’s Italian porcelain plates into your dining experience. Celebrate the English ritual of afternoon tea with a Japanese tea set and an antique Victorian kettle. No matter how big or small your dining area is, there is room for the stories of many cultures and varied histories, and there are plenty of ways to add pizzazz to your meals.

Add different textures and colors to your table with dinner plates and pitchers of ceramic and silver or a porcelain lidded tureen, a serving dish with side handles that is often used for soups. Although porcelain and ceramic are both made in a kiln, porcelain is made with more refined clay and is more durable than ceramic because it is denser. The latter is ideal for statement pieces — your tall mid-century modern ceramic vase is a guaranteed conversation starter. And while your earthenware or stoneware is maybe better suited to everyday lunches as opposed to the fine bone china you’ve reserved for a holiday meal, handcrafted studio pottery coffee mugs can still be a rich expression of your personal style.

“My motto is ‘Have fun with it,’” says author and celebrated hostess Stephanie Booth Shafran. “It’s yin and yang, high and low, Crate & Barrel with Christofle silver. I like to mix it up — sometimes in the dining room, sometimes on the kitchen banquette, sometimes in the loggia. It transports your guests and makes them feel more comfortable and relaxed.”

Introduce elegance at supper with silver, such as a platter from celebrated Massachusetts silversmith manufacturer Reed and Barton or a regal copper-finish flatware set designed by International Silver Company, another New England company that was incorporated in Meriden, Connecticut, in 1898. By then, Meriden had already earned the nickname “Silver City” for its position as a major hub of silver manufacturing.

At the bar, try a vintage wine cooler to keep bottles cool before serving or an Art Deco decanter and whiskey set for after-dinner drinks — there are many possibilities and no wrong answers for tableware, barware and serveware. Explore an expansive collection of antique and vintage glass, ceramics, silver and serveware today on 1stDibs.