The love of cornflower decorations on porcelain dates from the second half of the 18th century. Marie-Antoinette had a service with a decoration of scattered cornflowers designed for her retreat, the Petit Trianon, in 1781. As table decorations, the queen ordered cornflowers made of silk. The wild field flowers with their brilliant blue also became a coveted motif in Vienna, adorning the state services of diplomats as well as personal coffee cups. Last but not least, the floral language of the Biedermeier period chose the cornflower as the bearer of luck and prosperity.
Vase pomegranate shaped 10,5 cm, corn flowers
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Vase in the ball shape of the cornflower - decor with blue flowers and narrow gold rim.
Noble and rich in symbolism, the rose motif has played an important role as porcelain décor since the Baroque period. In 1790, an artist from the imperial manufactory designed an ornament of individual small rose blossoms. The picturesque scattering of blossoms remained popular until the Biedermeier period. In 1923, the Augarten porcelain manufactory took...