Bernard Bloch Porcelain Pitcher Orchid Art Nouveau Austrian Blue Green White. We are currently accepting offers for this lovely hand painted Art Nouveau porcelain large vase by Bernard Bloch & Company. It has lovely colors with a beautiful glaze, not fully seen in photos.
It is dated 1900, and marked 954 for the mold number and numbers 183, and 2 1/2. It measures 4 1/2 inches in height and the mouth of the pitcher is approximately 2 x 3 inches.
It is in excellent condition, not chips, cracks or crazing. We have included a brief history of the the company. It is clean and ready to gift wrap or add to your decor or collection.
See photos for complete description. Differences between colors in photos is a result of lighting. See our other listings for antique and vintage jewelry and estate treasures. Bloch & Co or Stove Factory, CERAMICS Porcelain POTTERY, Eichwald (Dubi), Bohemia, Austria, Anton Tschinkel and Carl Teichert.
Eichwald Porcelain and Stove Factory (Czech Republic) Eichwald, Bohemia, Austria. In a deeply forested area what is known today as Dubi in the Czech Republic, a group of miners in the 15th Century began to work the raw materials which would facilitate the growth of the inherent pottery industry of the area.In the 1860's a line of wares called Blue Onion (Zwiebelmuster), attracted the attention of rich industrialist Anton Tschinkel. The full account of the rich history of the company is very interesting. The Bernard Bloch or B. Bloch & Co or Stove Factory, CERAMICS Porcelain POTTERY, Eichwald/Dubi was caught up in the turmoil and terror of the second world war with members of the Bloch family (the third owners of the Pottery) being sent to Auschwitz never to return.
Here is a summary of the timeline:- 1500's Miners start to work the local deposits and the first Eichwald wares are produced 1864 Founded by Anton Tschinkel. The pottery started by making majolica. 1874 Start of the porcelain production. 1885 Carl Teichert (Dresden, Meissen - Germany Company) bought the factory and used patterns and molds from the Meissen plant.
Bernard Bloch bought the factory. Wistritzer Ofen- und Wandplattenfabrik B. This facility was the second factory of. Who had started off with the. Krautzberger, Mayer & Purkert G.
Together with his two partners. Eichwalder Porzellan-, Ofen- und Wandplattenfabriken B. Which at that time was restructuring itself following the death of its founder.
1913 As the factory was fully operational at that time only minor modifications were required to enable porcelain production, in fact the switch went so well that the factory already had around 80 workers in 1913. 1922 In 1922 the engineer. (1882, 1962) joined as minor partner and became technical director of the factory before advancing to full partner in 1930, the same year the employee count hit the number of 220. The company itself became relatively well known for its tableware decorated in various over- and underglaze styles, but the main business was covered by hotel- and restaurantware as well as kitchenware like canister sets and storage shelve drawers. Next to local decorations, the company from 1913 onwards also very successfully created items using the famous "Zwiebelmuster" (Blue Onion) or "Strohblume" (Strawflower) decoration styles.
1920 the company changed its name to Eichwald Porcelain and Stove Factory Bloch & Co. 1937 In mid-1937 the number of workers was still stable at 220, there had been no dramatic changes during the last years.See Porcelain Marks & More. 1938 But when German forces started to push through parts of Bohemia following October 1st 1938, the factory was closed in fear of things to come. Still, large parts of the factory were destroyed during the war. 1940 In February 1940, the Germans ordered 20 French prisoners-of-war to start clearing the premises of what soon should become STALAG IV C. See our other listings for antique & vintage jewelry & estate treasures. All reasonable & serious offers considered. All serious & reasonable and serious will be considered. Listing and template services provided by inkFrog. The item "Bernard Bloch Porcelain Pitcher Orchid Art Nouveau Austrian Blue Green White" is in sale since Saturday, May 9, 2020. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Cookware, Dinnerware & Serveware\Jugs & Pitchers". The seller is "clburgess1" and is located in Vallejo, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.