This exquisite porcelain figurine is made in Hungary. It measures approximately 9 inches tall and 3-1/2 inches wide at its base. The seamstress is dressed in the prettiest folk costume that has an array of colors including black, blue, green, red, teal, white and yellow. She is captured in between her embroidery with her work that sits on her lap. There is an incredible amount of hand-painted detail.
Hollohaza Hungary Porcelain Marks:Image of a Green Fir Tree
The porcelain marks are stamped in green on the bottom side of the base of the porcelain figurine. The number 63 is written in black.
When reading the "1831," some have mistakenly interpreted it to be "4834" because of the style of the "1." The words "kézzel festett" are Hungarian for hand-painted. This figurine is item #8065-2081 and sells for $129.95 at Klugex.com.
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P.S. You can find this Hollohaza Hungarian porcelain figurine on eBay and at Klugex.com. Searching on eBay, I actually found a few of this very item! The eBay listings were priced from $50 to $100 with up to $30 for shipping. I'm happy to see that so many people appreciate this type of collectible!
I have another female Hollohaza porcelain figurine that is of a nude. It is also quite special. Over the years, I have also collected several other Hollohaza porcelain figurines. Look for those porcelain collectibles in future blog posts!
What about Hollohaza? The town of Hollóháza is located in the Zemplén Hills, near Hungary's northeastern border with Slovakia. In 1831, the Hollóháza Porcelain Factory was established there.
- Hollohaza Hungary Catalog: Figurines and Statues
- The Cleveland Hungarian Heritage Museum Gift Shoppe
- Klugex Art Products - Hollohaza
- Hollohaza Hungary Website - Hollohazi.hu
- Hollahaza Porcelain Museum - seeuinhungary.com
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