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Subsidiary of Rosenthal GmbH
Founded1814; 205 years ago (1814) in Hohenberg an der Eger, Bavaria, Germany
FounderCarolus Magnus Hutschenreuther
Selb, Bavaria
Osborne Art Studio decorated Lorenz Hutschenreuther Selb cup and saucer
Osborne Art Studio backstamp on Lorenz Hutschenreuther Selb saucer
Osborne Art Studio decorated Hutschenreuther Selb 6-1/4 plate

Hutschenreuther is the name of the family that established the production of porcelain in Northern Bavaria, starting in 1814.


The company was founded in 1814 by Carolus Magnus Hutschenreuther (1794-1845) in Hohenberg an der Eger, Bavaria, Germany. He had previously worked at the Wallendorf porcelain manufactory in Lichte (Wallendorf). After his death in 1845, the factory was headed by his widow, Johanna Hutschenreuther, and her two sons. From 1860, they produced hand-painted gilded porcelains. A large part of the factory was destroyed by a fire in 1848, but it was rebuilt.

Lorenz Hutschenreuther, Selb[edit]

In 1857 Lorenz Hutschenreuther, the son of C.M. Hutschenreuther, established a porcelain factory in Selb. They expanded from 1902 to 1969 and were renamed Porzellanfabriken Lorenz Hutschenreuther AG Selb (Lorenz Hutschenreuther Porcelain Factories Company, Selb). Hutschenreuther acquired the following other porcelain manufacturers:

In 1969, Porzellanfabriken Lorenz Hutschenreuther AG Selb merged with C. M. Hutschenreuther of Hohenberg.

See also[edit]

Hutschenreuther marks by date.


  • Fritz, Bernd: Gebrauchsporzellan des 20. Jahrhunderts, Klinkhardt & Biermann, Munich & Berlin 1995 ISBN 3-7814-0382-3
  • Singer, Friedrich Wilhelm: Arzberger Bilderbuch, Arzberg 1974, no ISBN

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