I bought it probably 15 years ago on eBay and I don't know the exact pattern but I'm thinking about selling it. Pics inside. The bottom of the tea cup has this seal and here is the bottom of a dinner plate. It's a really lovely pink and grey rose pattern cup , plate but I can't find anything like it online to get a good sense of value.
Phillip Rosenthal explained this when he recounted why his namesake porcelain firm chose to work exclusively with artists and designers devoted to creating the original designs of their time. Though Rosenthal China seems on the surface to represent many styles—formal and classic to pop-art and clean minimalism—the firm has insisted from the start on setting trends and breaking with tradition. Moss Rose, Diplomat and other early Rosenthal floral lines seem fancy and traditional now, but only because they were trend-setters whose success compelled much mimicry. Phillip Rosenthal, Jr. Loewy introduced Classic Modern White aka Shape Line , whose stylish coupe rimless plates, tight-waisted carafes, inverted cone cups and candlesticks with integrated, flared bobeches were so predictive of 21st century living that many remain in production today.
History[ edit ] Rosenthal was founded in as a family business. The company founder, Philipp Rosenthal , moved his porcelain painting from Werl North Rhine-Westphalia to Selb in Bavaria, where he industrialized in the castle Erkersreuth with his painting workshop. The factory was closed in , but the brand was revived in and used until