It's driven by Auguste le Fort that was developed the manufacturing of European porcelain until then held by the Chinese.
This factory was the first in Europe as soon as the process was discovered by Johann Friedrich Böttger.
The Meissen Manufactory was founded in 1710, she was ebergee to the castle of Abrechtburg until she moved to the foot of the Hill of Meissen in 1865, in its current premises.
The factory is still in operation today.
Meissen porcelain is one of the most famous in the world.
The art of Meissen was long crucial to the development of European porcelain as well at the level of the decoration in the forms first influenced by the far East, forms and designs evolve to exuberant Rococo style at the origin of success with the statuettes a fountain and a virtuosity of remarkable performance due to the talent of sculptors like Kirchner, Kandler, Eberlein
Mark A R (Augustus Rex) then two crossed swords.
The meissen porcelain is very valeurisée in the German memory.