August the Strong (1694-1733) of Saxony Inventory marks added to porcelain belonging to the his porcelain collection. Inventory marks added to porcelain belonging to the collection of August the Strong (1694-1733) of Saxony. The first inventory was made in 1721. The inventory numbers is cut through the glaze with a glass cutter's wheel and blackened. A second inventory list of the porcelain collection at Dresden was made between 1770-1779. The second list comprises five volumes recording the original information of the 1721 inventory and the alterations depending on new acquisitions were added. After the death of Augustus the Strong in 1733, the porcelain was packed away in the cellars of the unfinished "Japanese Palace". Condition: Very good condition. Minor rim frittering. Some manufacturing defects. No damage or restoration. Measurement: diameter 22.2 cm = 8.74 inch

And you don't want to forget your mother!! Come find a treasure for her. The Fenton Art Glass Company, which is no longer making glass in the gift ware and art glass lines, made a huge array of colors in many different shapes and molds. Much of it was hand-formed. No two would be the same! We have many categories, Bells, Animals, Vintage and newer, Carnival or Irridized, hand-painted and more! Two J's can help make your Mother happy!!

ART NEWS: While the New England bulb garden is making a late appearance this year... one can look forward to this much loved three day art show in picturesque Reading MA. Over 100 paintings by dozens of local artists can be viewed for sale. The 57 year old Reading Art Association is preparing for our Spring Art Exhibition Sale to be held May 1 - May 3. For more info please copy and paste: http://www.mimideeartwear.com/shows.html. Then read the last entry, or visit: readingart.org. From this site, three oil paintings, four "seasonal" mini oils, and four unframed paintings will be entered and available. Plan to attend, bring your friends, collect fine art / designer note cards, enjoy piano selections, refreshments, a Free painting giveaway, and enjoy the Reading Garden Club Art in Bloom presentation. What a way to say hello to spring!
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