Vintage Tressemanes and Vogt China from Limoges, France ca 1910 - 7 Piece Place Setting
This beautiful 7 piece -place setting includes the following:
10" Dinner Plate
7-5/8" Salad Plate
6" Bread/Dessert Plate
5" Fruit/Dessert Dish
7-1/2" Coupe Soup Bowl
Cup and Saucer Set
Very hard to find pattern. In pristine condition.
All 21 pieces for one price.
Manufactured in Limoges, France for the American market by Tressemanes and Vogt between 1907 and 1919, according to the dating of the backstamps.
John Vogt (1815-1906) was born in Germany to a family of porcelain and glass retailers. In 1840 he opened an import house in New York, then office in Limoges (1850s) when he soon began decorating porcelain for export. His son Charles Vogt (d1886) and his nephew Frederic Dose (d1908) joined the New York company in 1865 and traded as Vogt & Dose, which also had a decorating studio in New York. Dose took over in 1886 then was succeeded by Gustave Vogt whose son Charly managed the New York operations, which closed in 1931. A second son, Gustave Vogt (1849-1937), took over the Limoges branch by 1870 and partnered with Emilien Tressemanes in the early 1880's. In 1891 they bought two small porcelain factories in Faubourg Montjovis (Limoges) and made high quality whiteware for export to the USA. The company was commissioned in 1891 to produce a dinner service for President Harrison.~~~~~
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