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Meissen

  • Porcelain
  • Meissen, Germany
  • Manufacturer
  • Open to the public
Meissen Porcelain
Contact
Hours:
Monday to Sunday 09:00 - 17:00
Phone:
+49 3521468600
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The first hard-paste porcelain manufacturer in Europe, creator and sole custodian for years of the arcanum, the secret formula of white gold, Meissen is one of the companies with the most impressive history and richest heritage in the world. Founded in 1710 thanks to the maladie de porcelaine of August the Strong, Elector of Saxony, the German manufacturer stands for the highest quality porcelain and workmanship, represented with the insignia of two crossed swords in cobalt blue, one of the oldest global trademarks still in use. The Meissen figurines, large sculptures, table services, and porcelain objects have shaped the course of porcelain history over three centuries.

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Their quality is the result of a unique combination of factors: pure kaolin sourced in the manufacturer's own mine, a comprehensive archive of historic models and plaster moulds, a paint laboratory guarding the formulas of approximately 10,000 different colours, and a team of exceptionally skilled artisans always ready to collaborate with artists and designers to break new grounds in the creative possibilities of porcelain.

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