German Figurine Porcelain Set

 
     
     
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This is a beautiful old porcelain figurine set produced in Turingia Germany. King size is 4.3". The markings of Sitzendorf are on the bases.

Many thanks to Dr. May Kloprogge, who researched the Sitzendorf stamp/seal on this set, and provided the following helpful and interesting information: The director of the Sitzendorfer Porzellan Manufaktur has indicated that the set was not produced by them, but rather by Manufaktur Karl Ens. Both porcelain factories cooperated in GDR days and Ens regularly used the Sitzendorf stamp/seal.

According to the website www.porcelainsite.com, the two companies shared the stamp/seal from 1974 to 1990, which would imply that this set is dated to that time period.

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