Waechtersbach ceramics

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Waechtersbach egg cup from the 1930s

Waechtersbach ceramics is a German ceramics manufacturer in Brachttal near Wächtersbach, which was founded in 1832[1] by the Prince Adolf of Ysenburg and Büdingen[2] of Isenburg-Wächtersbach. It is a registered company since 4 July 2003.[3]

History[edit]

During the early 20th century, Waechtersbach introduced Art Nouveau style ceramics. It made works designed by Joseph Maria Olbrich, Peter Behrens, Hans Christiansen and also worked for the Darmstadt Artists' Colony.

  • In 2006, it became part of the Könitz Porzellan company.[4]
  • In 2011, it was closed.
  • Since 2013, there is a show production for interested people.
  • In Spielberg and Streitberg (both are villages in Brachttal) there are ceramic museums with ceramic art made by Waechtersbach ceramics.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Waechtersbach USA - Waechtersbach". Retrieved September 12, 2012.
  2. ^ "Waechtersbach - Germany". waechtersbach.com/de/. Retrieved September 12, 2012.
  3. ^ "(807120) WAECHTERSBACH GERMANY". Retrieved 2008-09-04.
  4. ^ "At Könitz Everything Revolves Around Mugs!". Archived from the original on March 16, 2007. Retrieved 2008-09-04.

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