Kati Zorn:
Candlestick "Small King and Queen“ in Set, Porcelain


Kati Zorn:
Candlestick "Small King and Queen“ in Set, Porcelain


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Certificate | Porcelain | Format "Small King" 19 x 6 x 6 cm (H/W/D) | Format "Queen" 23 x 7 x 7 cm (H/W/D)


Kati Zorn: Candlestick "Small King and Queen“ in Set, Porcelain

Two candle holders: a small king with a mockingly offended face. The insignificantly bigger queen is a real ruler. She has a condescending look and pulls the strings.

Candle holders from the porcelain. Each has a hand-signed certificate. Format of the "Small King" 19 x 6 x 6 cm (H/W/D). Format of the "Queen" 23 x 7 x 7 cm (H/W/D).
Both cadle holder in the set.

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Ceramic product made from kaolin, quartz and feldspar.

Porcelain is formed by turning or pressing. Figural representations are cast. Complex molds have to be cast in sections and then "applied". After molding, the pieces are dried and "burnt" at about 900 °C. After that, the glaze is applied and fired at temperatures between 1,240 °C and 1,445 °C. In major manufactures, the porcelain is painted by hand with each color separately and has to be burned in compliance with narrow temperature tolerances.

The porcelain was invented in China and became widespread in Europe in the 16th century. The first European porcelain factory was founded in Meissen in 1710.

Other famous European porcelain factories are Fürstenberg, Höchst, Schwarzburger Werkstätten, Lladró, Nymphenburg, KPM, Augarten, Sèvres, Limoges, Royal Copenhagen, Worcester. Individual factories label their products with the porcelain brands that serve to identify their origin.

Related links:
Schwarzburg Workshops of the Porcelain Art