Posted 4 years ago
This Dresden China set is a handpainted water/lemonade pitcher with six cups.
One side is handpainted with a vineyard type setting with gold overlays. The rim is wrapped in a beautiful baby blue with gold overlays that's 3/4" thick
The set is in great condition. It does have some light crazing. One cup has a small chip on the rim. The pitcher measures 6" tall and 7 1/2" wide from spout to handle and the cups are 4 1/2" tall and 3 1/2" wide from rim to handle. It's marked "Dresden China" on the the bottom. From the Dresden Pottery company. Produced from 1909 - 1925 (identification of the mark and company described below).
"The mark is from Dresden Pottery, East Liver Pool, Ohio. The company used this mark c.1905-1925. While under the management of The Potters Cooperative which was founded in 1882 and lasted until 1925. The factory was originally founded in 1875 by Brunt, Blood, and Martin. (Source: Lehner's Encyclopedia of U.S. Mark's On Pottery, Porcelain, and Clay by Lois Lehner, page 60... Also: efineantiques. com"