Dating sarreguemines pottery
Also, some sites claim that the mark showing the Lorraine coat of arms above 'MADE IN GERMANY' was used until 1922, which is incorrect simply because the area became French territory after the first World War.
The mark itself was indeed used until 1922, but without the 'MADE IN GERMANY' addition from 1918 onwards.
Over time, I received three different mark tables which all show different date entries and explanations; I assume that they do not know what they are doing and simply rewrite their own history every few years.
The Sarreguemines pottery was established about 1784 by brothers Nicholas-Henri and Paul-Augustin Jacobi and partner Joseph Fabry.
The enterprise remained unsuccessful until 1800 when Paul Utzschneider assumed management. The Sarreguemines factory produced most of the original tiles used during the construction of the Paris metro. At the conclusion of the Franco-Prussian War in 1874, Sarreguemines became German territory.
More details A Sarreguemines France character jug, a pair of Eichwald vases, a pair of Doulton style vases, one a/f, a musical jug, Stirling Castle, with Thorens musical movement and a continental blue and gilt vase More details A collection of studio pottery wares including four Mulcheney Leach pottery single handled bowls, three further similar Winchcombe pottery bowls, a Sarreguemines type jug in the form of a baboon, 20cm tall, a Hungarian green ground jug, a Brannam blue ground jug, a 19th century majolica sardine dish and cover More details Group of five various Sarreguemines French pottery covered tureens, four various Sarreguemines French pottery covered pots, a small quantity of other Sarreguimes pottery and a Sarreguemines French pottery dessert service including two comports More details Four various vintage ceramic tableware pieces including Art Nouveau coffee pot, marked for Albany & Harvey, Burslem, circa 1910, (height 18cm approx); English hot water jug, marked SJB, (missing metal lid); a Sarreguemines beer mug; and a Jugenstil Germany display plate, embossed blossom and leaf decoration, (diameter 22cm approx).
More details Two large Royal Doulton jugs - Tony Weller and Old Charley, a Sarreguemines character jug, various Staffordshire and Staffordshire style figure groups and cottages, 4 Seven Springs pottery (Ashwell) More details A collection of decorative ceramics, to include two Royal Doulton vases, a wood & Sons ' Sheraton' pattern vase, designed by Frederick Rhead, a Sarreguemines ' V' la les English jug, and a spongeware cow creamer (5) More details Froment Richard for Utzschneider and Co., a Sarreguemines nursery plate, circa 1890, L' Amour Aveugle, transfer printed and coloured, initialled in the image and printed marks, 22cm diameter More details French clock in a Sarreguemines ceramic mount CONDITION REPORT: Clock is fully wound and not working, age related crazing however no chips cracks or visible restoration Width: 25 cm Height: 19 cm More details Four Military Commemorative Plates:- A circa 1850's Sarreguemines dish depicting General Jourdan (French Military Commander 1762-1833) beneath a French battlefield scene with windmill and an air balloon (air balloons were first flown around the 1780's and were later used as military observance posts; a late XIX Century plate depicting a horseback charge during the Boer War; a plate commemorating the France/Russian Alliance of 1891-93 depicting a large Russian guard lighting a cigar from a small French foot soldiers cigarette with motto "We Always Need Smaller Help" and an English WWI Peace plate 1914-18.
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One stamped: Majolica Sarreguemines / 905 H 288The markings on the undersides of works by the Sarreguemines factory denote model numbers and years of production.