MEISSEN Armorial Porcelain Plate COUNT CLAM GALLAS BOHEMIA Coat Arms Crest
YEAR OF MANUFACTURE: 1850
WEIGHT: 32.15 troy ounces (35.27 ounces or 1,000.00 grams)
Here is a superb Meissen porcelain plate. It bears the arms of the CLAM GALLAS family of Bohemia (now Czech Republic). Perfect for any discerning collection. Don't miss this rare opportunity.
Count Eduard Clam Gallas 1805-1891 was a general who received the miltary order of St Theresa, the highest order in Austria. in 1865 he was Imperial Hofmeister (House master to the Emperor). The powerful Von Gallas family were from northern Bohemia. Johan Wenzel Von Gallas built a palace in Prague in the early 18th Century. When the male line died out, Christian Philip Von Clam inherited estates from his uncle in 1757, and the Clam-Gallas line was created. You can see the arms above the massive doors to the palace, the family seat. Beethoven and Mozart performed concerts here for the family, parents of Eduard.
Date: Circa 1850
Dimensions: Approx 9.5 Inches across.
Condition: Perfect condition.
Motto: Recte Faciendo Neminem Time
"I fear none by doing right"
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