Tableware services for the middle classes

In the course of the 19th century, technological advances such as improved firing techniques or the invention of new underglaze paints and a form of gold that no longer required burnishing paved the way for new decorative schemes and more cheaply produced porcelains. “Vineleaf” now became a must, along with the “Onion Pattern”, in any middle-class household. The Manufactory, meanwhile, showed off its craft, technological and artistic skills at International Exhibitions held in Paris, London and Chicago.