It was a Samson copy of a Meissen and she was the muse of music, that figure.
The Daily Pic: Arlene Shechet reveals the inner workings of Meissen.
Meissen had lost its prestige, and gradually sank in importance.
“One does not like to be vulgarized,” said the Lady of Meissen, angrily.
“That is what is so terrible in these bric-à-brac places,” said the princess of Meissen.
This too he has to carry with him as he can into the Meissen Country.
The early efforts of Bttger, the discoverer of the secret of true porcelain, at Meissen, belong to this category.
A runaway from Meissen led to the establishment at Vienna of a factory in 1720.
The knowledge oozed out, and in a very few years Meissen had several rivals.
And the above repast was served on priceless Meissen china and silver.