Frankenthaler porcelain

the Frankenthaler porcelain is porcelain that in the Porzellanmanufaktur in Frankenthal one manufactured.

The Porzellanmanufaktur in Frankenthal was created in the year 1755 and led seven years long by the family Hannong. 37 years stood it under kurfürstlicher administration. From all large German Manufakturen Frankenthal thereby exhibits the shortest life span. In the 44 years of its existence it proved however as one the most important Porzellanmanufakturen in Germany.


1755 mechanism of the privileged Manufaktur by Karl Hannong in empty standing barracks with Strassburger workers
1756 attendance of the cure prince Carl Theodor in the Manufaktur (already commodity in the value of 25,000 guldens)
1757 admission of workers from Meissen
1759 establishment of sales sale in Strasbourg
1760 arguments between Joseph Adam and his younger brother Peter Anton Hannong over the Arkanumim
of 1761 business failures. Advances of the kurfürstlichen general cash in height that a repayment is not possible
for 1762 sales of the Manufaktur at the cure princes for 40,804 guldens, additionally 10,000 guldens for the Arkanum
1762 assumption of the factory by kurfürstliche officials
1762-70 technical gloss time of the Manufaktur
1770 instruction of the upper management to designate all porcelain with years
1773 Porzellanlotterie in the capital Mannheim
1774 use of native kaolin (usually Passauer earth mixed)
1775 famous color sample plate in London
1776 magazine in Aachen, Basel, Frankfurt/Main, Livorno, Mainz, Munich and Nancy

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  • black: To the history of the Frankenthaler porcelain factory, after the documents of circle archives, reports of the historical association of the Pfalz Bd. 12, 1884

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