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Royal Bayreuth Powder/Trinket Dresser Box


This beautiful Royal Bayreuth Cavalier Musicians powder/trinket box is marked: Royal Bayreuth Priv. 1794 / Bavaria in blue.Royal Bayreuth china has been produced in the same factory in Tettau, Bavaria since 1794. It is the finest and oldest German porcelain producer, and it is highly collectible today. Along with the usual dinnerware and coffee and tea sets, Royal Bayreuth is known for its figurals, scenic porcelain and novelties.The Royal Bayreuth Company located in the Thuringian Hills was awarded a permit in 1792 by the Prussian king Friedrich Wilhelm II and commenced operation in Tettau in 1794. Royal Bayreuth has many different identifying marks, but they usually include the coat of arms of Bavaria, two lions rampant and shield, and often the letter T for Tettau. If the item was made for export to the U.S., it included the words Royal Bayreuth. If it was not intended for export, the mark read Porcelain Factory, Tettau. After World War II, the mark included the words U.S. Zone, which appeared on the porcelain through the late 50s.In very good + condition without chips, cracks or fleabites it measures 1 9/16 inches high and 2 3/4 inches across. An addition to any Royal Bayreuth or vintage vanity collection. Price quoted is for the Powder/trinket box only, the plate is also for sale in my store, see item #rylbay01. SH & Ins. will be quoted after orders placed. If you have questions contact me and thank you for looking.   

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This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 16 January, 2011.

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