Goldscheider, Friedrich, Wiener Manufaktur#
Goldscheider, Friedrich, Wiener Manufaktur, founded in Vienna in1885; Production of china and majolica ware. Since 1880 the production site has been repeatedly given awards for the manufacture of beautiful figurines, painted and designed in the style of the fin de siècle and art deco. Friedrich Goldscheider opened branches in Paris and Leipzig and after his death his wife and sons ran the family business. The family emigrated to the USA in 1938, where they continued to successfully manufacture and sell their goods. The Goldscheider family re-opened their Viennese production site in 1949, but had to close down in 1953.
Literature#Goldscheider Keramik, Historismus - Jugenstil - Art deco, exhibition catalogue, Historisches Museum, Vienna 1985.