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JAN
26
2015

Antique Red Cross Plate

By mwilcox

Redcrossplate

This Rosenthal China Plate produced in the Year 1915, the original design painted by Ludwig Zubusch (German 1861 - 1927) to commemorate The Red Cross's and the Patriotic Women's Association's assistance during World War One (1914-18), how little did they know at the time that the War would grind on for almost another four years.

Rosenthal porcelain was founded in 1879 in Schloss (castle) Erkersreuth, Upper Franconia, Bavaria as the Porzellanfabrik Phillip Rosenthal & Co. Phillip opened his first factory in 1891 and the first world exposition of his products was in 1900. Since then Rosenthal has been a renowned name for quality porcelain. In the current market the Red Cross plate by Rosenthal sells at auction for about $100.00