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Vintage Krautheim & Adelberg Franconia Millefleurs Double-Handled Sugar Dish, Made in Selb, Bavaria, Germany Between 1964 and 1975

Vintage Krautheim & Adelberg Franconia Millefleurs Double-Handled Sugar Dish, Made in Selb, Bavaria, Germany Between 1964 and 1975

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Overview

  • Vintage item
  • Materials: K and A Porcelain, Krautheim and Adelberg, Franconia Porcelain, Millefleurs Porcelain, Selb Bavaria, Bavarian Porcelain, German Porcelain, Vintage Porcelain, German Sugar Dish, Vintage Sugar Dish, 1960s Sugar Dish, 1970s Sugar Dish, Sugar Dish

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Description

This is a double-handled sugar dish that was made in Selb, Bavaria, Germany, by Krautheim and Adelberg. It is decorated with groups of lilac, blue, pink, and yellow flowers (with green leaves), on a white background. There is gold gilding, on the handles and around the top and bottom rims. The pattern is called Millefleurs and it was made between 1964 and 1975. The dish has a mark on its underside that includes the words “Franconia”, “K&A”, “Krautheim”, “Selb, Bavaria, Germany”, and “Millefleurs”.

In 1884, Christoph Krautheim opened a shop in Selb, Bavaria that decorated white porcelain blanks that were made by other companies. In 1889, Richard Adelberg joined the business. In 1912, Krautheim and Adelberg began making their own porcelain. Around 1933, heirs of Krautheim began running the business. Kratheim and Adelberg began putting the word “Franconia” on its hallmarks, after 1945. It is unclear what this word meant. I read somewhere that Fraconia was an export mark. I also read somewhere else that Krautheim and Adelberg was acquired by a company named Franconia China, around 1945. I have been unable to find anything to support either of these claims. Since Franconia is the region in southern Germany in which the state of Bavaria is located, this word on porcelain may have simply been giving recognition to the region in which the porcelain was made. In 1979, the Kratheim and Adelberg factory filed for backruptcy and closed.

This item is about 4 inches high, including the lid. It is about 2 3/4 inches high, without the lid. The dish is about 5 3/4 inches wide, including the handles. It is about 4 1/2 inches wide, without the handles.

This sugar dish is in very good condition, with no chips, cracks, or loss of gold gilding.

RETURNS AND REFUNDS

Please read the description and view the images, which are a part of the description. I will not accept a return, unless I made a material misstatement in describing the item or failed to disclose significant damage. In such an instance, if I am contacted within 4 days of the receipt of the item, I agree to accept a return, and the item is returned to me within 10 days of the receipt, I will provide a full refund and will also reimburse the buyer for reasonable return shipping costs (for which the method of return has been agreed upon, before the item is returned). If an item is damaged during the initial shipping, the buyer is responsible for communicating with (and submitting paperwork and proof of damage to) the shipper, so that a refund can be obtained. I will assist the buyer with obtaining compensation for the damaged shipment, to the extent that I am able to.
This is a double-handled sugar dish that was made in Selb, Bavaria, Germany, by Krautheim and Adelberg. It is decorated with groups of lilac, blue, pink, and yellow flowers (with green leaves), on a white background. There is gold gilding, on the handles and around the top and bottom rims. The pattern is called Millefleurs and it was made between 1964 and 1975. The dish has a mark on its underside that includes the words “Franconia”, “K&A”, “Krautheim”, “Selb, Bavaria, Germany”, and “Millefleurs”.

In 1884, Christoph Krautheim opened a shop in Selb, Bavaria that decorated white porcelain blanks that were made by other companies. In 1889, Richard Adelberg joined the business. In 1912, Krautheim and Adelberg began making their own porcelain. Around 1933, heirs of Krautheim began running the business. Kratheim and Adelberg began putting the word “Franconia” on its hallmarks, after 1945. It is unclear what this word meant. I read somewhere that Fraconia was an export mark. I also read somewhere else that Krautheim and Adelberg was acquired by a company named Franconia China, around 1945. I have been unable to find anything to support either of these claims. Since Franconia is the region in southern Germany in which the state of Bavaria is located, this word on porcelain may have simply been giving recognition to the region in which the porcelain was made. In 1979, the Kratheim and Adelberg factory filed for backruptcy and closed.

This item is about 4 inches high, including the lid. It is about 2 3/4 inches high, without the lid. The dish is about 5 3/4 inches wide, including the handles. It is about 4 1/2 inches wide, without the handles.

This sugar dish is in very good condition, with no chips, cracks, or loss of gold gilding.

RETURNS AND REFUNDS

Please read the description and view the images, which are a part of the description. I will not accept a return, unless I made a material misstatement in describing the item or failed to disclose significant damage. In such an instance, if I am contacted within 4 days of the receipt of the item, I agree to accept a return, and the item is returned to me within 10 days of the receipt, I will provide a full refund and will also reimburse the buyer for reasonable return shipping costs (for which the method of return has been agreed upon, before the item is returned). If an item is damaged during the initial shipping, the buyer is responsible for communicating with (and submitting paperwork and proof of damage to) the shipper, so that a refund can be obtained. I will assist the buyer with obtaining compensation for the damaged shipment, to the extent that I am able to.

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