Porcelain carriage White glazed On an oval rococo base Two-seater rider with coachman and elegant couple Polychrome Staffage Model number 11866 Brand Gräfenthal Height: 21.0 cm Length: 27.5 cm Width: 15.0 cm VEB Porcelain Figure Factory Gräfenthal
The porcelain factory Carl Scheidig was founded in 1906 in Gräfenthal. It was successful from the very beginning; It was exhibited at the Leipzig Fair as early as 1906 and received good commissions in Germany and abroad. The production program included: Individual figures, groups of figures, animals of all kinds, groups of animals, candle holders, lamps, bookcases, smoke eaters, objects of devoted service, holy teapots. Despite the existing competition from companies such as Weiß, Kühnert & Co., Unger, Schneider & Co., and Leube & Co., Carl Scheidig successfully managed to acquire a porcelain factory in Reichenbach in 1925. By 1955, the collection consisted of about 10,000 models. In 1972, the company was renamed VEB Porzellanfigurenwerk Gräfenthal. The old trademark was withdrawn in 1976.