FACON-ZEITUNG. Facon-Zeitung fuer Toepfer, Fayance=, Steingut=, Topfwaren= und Offen=Fabrikanten. Monatliche Mustersammlung der modernsten und gschmackvollsten Formen von Topf= und Fayance=Geschirren, Oefen, Ofentafeln und Ornamenten aller Art. Year One through Year Three (all published). Illustrated with 108 plates, of which 87 are coloured lithographs, some with added gilt and/or hand-coloured highlights. Large 8vo., 280 x 180 mm, bound in contemporary three-quarter green morocco, spine gilt, marbled boards, with front wrapper bound in, and other wrappers preserved as lists of plates. Leipzig: Boehme, 1845-1847.
A complete set of a rare periodical which acted as a source for designers in the Biedermeier period in Germany. Many of the porcelain designs are by Conrad Weissner, who worked as a porcelain painter in a factory in Regensburg. There are also many designs for stoves by Franz Fink. Other artists include Carl Meyer, Friedrich Funk and Hugo Finck. Occasional minor staining throughout, but overall fine. OCLC lists no copies in American libraries.
Item nr. 126740