Grandmother meant a great deal to the couple and passed along many of their things to her, including this vase.Estimated age of the vase is who had a porcelain and decorating studio in Fischern, Bohemia (now Rybare Czechia). Found on examples of hand painted and hand decorated porcelains that are signed by artists who are most likely American China Painters.These particular marks have been dated to the years of c.1891-1914.The gold rectangle part of the second mark is covering the name of the factory that produced the blank. Lefton was a distributor of imported giftware from Japan beginning in 1940 and is apparently still in business today, although George Lefton himself is now deceased (since the mid or late 1990's).All trade with Germany totally ceased during that time.There would have been no special orders between Ovington's of New York and Rosenthal of Germany during those particular years.We will honor your wishes and appreciate your help.from a wealthy couple in Brentwood, California, for whom she worked.
By your submission, you are granting us permission to publish your pictures, information, and questions should we so choose and as we so choose, whether in this format or other published formats by Sharon Dickinson, unless you state otherwise at the time of your submission.Though the factory closed in 1945 and this mark said to have been used after 1993, it is unclear as to what current name was/is used. https:// previously unidentified mark was identified by I don't know what the "OVID" is unless it was the name of the blank wares.The gold blot is covering up the mark of the factory that produced the undecorated pieces.Found on back of a 19th Century French Pastel Portrait by M. Kimball, a documented American Artist who exhibited a portrait drawing in a Paris Salon in 1886. This is a modern-day mark, probably a decorating mark, and is said to have been used after 1993.The factory was in business 1803-1945 under a variety of names, the last of which was the above name beginning in 1902.