Excellent Condition for 150 + year old item. This beautiful dish made by Helena Wolfsohn Decoration Studio in Dresden. The dish shaped as a leaf (approx 6 x 5 inches in size and 2 inches deep) , and heavily decorated by hand with multi colored flower pattern (Dresden Floral Style) , gold paint decor and gold trim on edges. The inside of the dish has a courting couple scene , Vienna Style typical for french/german porcelain art decor in middle of 19 century.The dish has 4 small legs and handle. Extremely Good Condition for a 150+ year old item. Absolutely No chips, cracks, scratches , damages, discolorations. Very little signs of wear.
Some gold paint missing on a rim , but not significant. See pictures for more details. Helena Wolfsohn (maiden name Meyer) was the successor of her father, who ran the the antique and home decoration store. She had a successful porcelain decorating business which used blanks from different companies. The business had been taken over in 1878 by Wolfsohns daughter Emilie who married the businessman Leopold Elb.
The couple kept the name of the studio. Stephan continued to decorate items in the typical Dresden Floral style as well as the Old Vienna until he left business in the hands of his son Walter Ernst Stephan in the year of 1919. Walter Stephan then ran the business until around 1949 before his retirement. (6 ¾ long with handle). 7.8 oz (222 grams).
All Arts, Crafts, Collectibles, Antiques and Vintage products are non - returnable. The item "Antique Helena Wolfsohn Hand Painted Leaf Dish Dresden, Germany c.1843-1878" is in sale since Tuesday, August 2, 2016. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\Art Pottery\European Pottery\German". The seller is "bestdistributor" and is located in North Brunswick, New Jersey. This item can be shipped worldwide.