Abstbessingen faience

Abstbessingen faience

 tin-glazed earthenware produced in a factory in the village of Abstbessingen, in Thuringia, which flourished probably from the first half of the 18th century to about 1816. A hayfork factory mark indicates the patronage of the prince of Schwarzburg. Ordinary wares such as flower vases, tankards, and jugs are thick-bodied, with a creamy glaze; and decorations either in blue or polychrome are common. Abstbessingen remained a modest imitator of the more important German court factories.

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Universalium. 2010.

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