MEISSEN Art Nouveau China, Crocus pattern coffee cup by HENTSCHEL
Meissen Art Nouveau china
Design: Konrad Hentschel 1897
Execution: Meissen ca. 1900 Germany
Coffe cup on Saucer, decor pattern “Crocus”, first choise
Measurement: Height cup 9 cm (inkl. Henkel 9,5 cm), Breite inkl. Henkel 7,9 cm, Diameter ca. 5,5-6 cm
marked with crossed swords
very good condition
Meissen 1900, German Art Nouveau porcelain cup on saucer, Crocus pattern, 1st. version, designed by Konrad Hentschel 1897.
Konrad Hentschel [Cologne 1872 – 1907 in Meißen], German porcelain modeller and designer. 1889 visit to the drawing school in Meissen, then apprenticeship as a Bossierer and subsequent study at the Art Academy Munich. 1894-96 worked as a Bossierer for the porcelain manufactory Meissen. In 1896, the manufactory announced a competition for the development of a Déjeuner, which should be inexpensive and modern at the same time, The young Konrad Hentschel designed his “Crocus Dejeuner” and created the first Art Nouveau tableware that was to be admired at the World Exhibition in Paris in 1900 and immediately found many lovers. (Hentschel, Konrad)
Literature: Bestandskatalog Bd. V/2 des Broehan Museums Berlin 1996
J. Just: Meissener Jugendstil Porzellan. Leipzig 1983.
Literature: Jugendstil in Dresden, Aufbruch in die Moderne, Ausstellungskatalog Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden 1999,
Meissener Jugendstilmuster auf der Seite:
S.238 Hentschel, Krokus 1, S.243 Hentschel Flügelmuster,
S.244 Theodeor Grust, Kleeblatt; Henry van de Velde HvdV, Peitschenhieb und R. Riemerschmid, Rispe
S.245 O.E. Voigt, Saxsonia; Hentschel, Krocus 2 und Paul Richter, Ahorn,
S.246 Heinrich Vogeler, Rosen Garnitur; Theodeor Grust, Misnia
S.247 Hentschel, Arnica; HAPAG Drachenfisch Teller
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