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Grandmother meant a great deal to the couple and passed along many of their things to her, including this vase.
Estimated age of the vase is who had a porcelain and decorating studio in Fischern, Bohemia (now Rybare Czechia). Found on examples of hand painted and hand decorated porcelains that are signed by artists who are most likely American China Painters.
They also had a decorating studio in Limoges, France. My speculation is that this overglaze green stamp was provided for application on the whiteware after decoration with the flower pattern that was copied by the artists. This appears to be the stamp of the manufacturer of the board/paper used by artists for their creations.
Pattern name is Stamped label written in French which appears to say something about "Honorable Mention at Exposition Universelle of 1855, Papier, Carton, Chassis, Toiles, Anti-Ponce pour le Pastel, P. Apparently, he was given honorable mention for his products at the1855 Exposition.
Found on back of a 19th Century French Pastel Portrait by M. Kimball, a documented American Artist who exhibited a portrait drawing in a Paris Salon in 1886. This is a modern-day mark, probably a decorating mark, and is said to have been used after 1993.
The factory was in business 1803-1945 under a variety of names, the last of which was the above name beginning in 1902.Though the factory closed in 1945 and this mark said to have been used after 1993, it is unclear as to what current name was/is used. https:// previously unidentified mark was identified by Founded in 1886, they were importers of china and glass from Europe.Please remember that all of our items are Antique and Vintage and may or may not have the usual minimal utensil marks or slight wear from normal use.Anything of significance is duly noted in our descriptions and photographed if possible.hotographs in this table of marks, unless otherwise noted, are those that were made by us from actual pieces we currently own or have owned in the past; this table also includes photographs that have been contributed to us by our many viewers.By your submission, you are granting us permission to publish your pictures, information, and questions should we so choose and as we so choose, whether in this format or other published formats by Sharon Dickinson, unless you state otherwise at the time of your submission.