✅ SOLVED I think German Cup & Saucer Dated 1835

tamrock

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I picked this up yesterday at a thrift store for about seven bucks. I'm curious to know what the inscription translate to from which is German I believe? Also there's unidentified to me mark on the bottom and I don't know if I photo'd it in the correct position or not? I wonder also if it is really as old as 1835? It's a typical sized cup and saucer, I don't have anything to measure it with, because I'm gonna be behind the wheel a lot for the couple of days.
 

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Germany started making porcelain around 1755. The makers mark should be traceable.
 
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The manufactory is Furstenberg, Lower Saxony, Germany's second oldest porcelain manufactory. The mark (upside-down in your photos) is typical of the early to mid 19th century and the style is consistent with c. 1835.

The oldest European hard-paste porcelain company is Meissen, Germany, it first started manufacturing porcelain in 1710.
 
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The manufactory is Furstenberg, Lower Saxony, Germany's second oldest porcelain manufactory. The mark (upside-down in your photos) is typical of the early to mid 19th century and the style is consistent with c. 1835.

The oldest European hard-paste porcelain company is Meissen, Germany, it first started manufacturing porcelain in 1710.
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Very nice.

Agree on the assignation and I think you can be pretty sure that 1835 is the actual date. It appears to be a personalised sentimental family gift for the passing of a relative.

The saucer reads "Zum Andenken von Heinrich Wolff 1835" ("In [loving] Memory of Heinrich Wolff 1835") and the cup, I think, reads "Dorlieben Tante" ("Dear Aunt") although I'm not completely sure about the second word, followed by the name "A. Geiling".

How those names fit together family wise, I know not. You might try searching genealogy sites for a Heinrich Wolff who died in Germany in 1835... and bear in mind that it's not uncommon for folks in that era to have adopted a preference for using their middle name rather than their first name.
 
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Thanks you all for your contributions especially the identification of the maker and what the translation might be. I'm not seeing how to mark this as solved. Somebody went and changed everything.
 

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I got it. The instructions on this function of marking things solved need to be updated.
 
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