Antique Hand Painted Dresden Porcelain Figure Of Woman, S. Her lavish dress painted with gold enamel and pink and blue flowers. She holds a fan to her shoulder. Standing on a small porcelain base carved with painted flowers. While Gumps has seen big changes over the years, our devotion to exquisite craftsmanship and international designers and artisans remains just as strong today as it did more than 150 years ago.
In 1861, Gertrude Gump and her husband established their business in the City, and were joined by the Gump brothers, Solomon and Gustave, who bought the enterprise and graced San Francisco with an expansion into mirrors and frames. Newly minted millionaires from the California Gold Rush showed an interest in the shop and the brothers expanded their collection of old world art and new world design.
S & G Gump was bornand the tradition of excellence continues today. With the beginning of a new century, Solomon Gump handed over the reins to his son, Abraham Livingston.Soon thereafter, the San Francisco earthquake of 1906 forced A. As he was known, to rebuild and restock the store. He looked to the Far East for new inspiration, sending buyers to Japan and China to find exotic rugs, porcelain, silks, bronzes and jade. By the 1920s, San Francisco was roaring right along with the rest of the country.
Gumps and The City had become intertwinedour store synonymous with San Francisco in its elegance, worldly style, and maverick spirit. Then in the 1950s, Gumps broke new ground, pioneering and launching our catalog under the leadership of A.Now everyone could access the inspired products and refined ethos that is Gumps. Our mission remained the same. Today were a leader in direct-to-you shopping with an award winning catalog and website showcasing everything from exquisite jade and freshwater pearls to the best in cut crystal, tabletop design, and home décor. Shoppers around the world can experience the singular and memorable shopping experience that San Franciscans have known for more than 150 years. After all, there is just one Gumps. The item "Antique Hand Painted Dresden Porcelain Figure Of Woman, S. Germany" is in sale since Sunday, October 13, 2019. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\China & Dinnerware\Dresden". The seller is "lavalenciainc2013" and is located in Los Angeles, California. This item can be shipped worldwide. Gump