The Herend Porcelain
Since it’s foundation in 1826, the Herend Porcelain Manufactory has been making a wide variety of porcelain sets and ornamental pieces of the highest quality. By today it has become the largest manufacturer of it’s kind in the world – where, observing centuries-old traditions, every work phase – from throwing to painting – is performed by attentive hands manually even today. With a free combination of 16,000 forms and 4,000 patterns the product range is inexhaustible. Every piece symbolizing exceptional quality, beauty and value.
“A porcelain with a History”
Here are some of the important dates in the history of Herend Porcelain Manufactory
- 1842 – First Hungarian Applied Arts Exhibition, Budapest
- 1845 – Applied Arts Exhibition, Vienna
- 1851 – World Exposition, London
- 1855 – World Exposition, Paris
- 1883 – Arts Exhibition, Amsterdam
GRUE place setting.
“Why do we treat our customers like Royalty?
Because many of them are!”
- The Royal Family of United Kingdom
- The Emperor of Japan
- The Sultan of Brunei
- The Sultan of Oman
- The King of Thailand
- Several Presidents of the United States
- The Habsburg Family
- The Rothschild Family
- The Lichtenstein Family
If you are interested
… in the History of Herend, do not hesitate to read our posts in several aspects of the products and history of Herend.
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The following is a brief summary, what you have to know in order to order a Herend porcelain dinner set.
The first famous dinner set was ordered by Queen Victoria in 1851 at the World Fair. Intrestingly she did not lay the table with Herend plates for diplomats, but only for family.
In 2018 November, we had the honour to organise a Herend Exhibition in Vienna. Many of our customers and visitors did not have a chance to visit this event. We decided to share this experience with you now, through this article.
"The Rocaille shape cleverly combines the popular element of Rococo with the options provided by the porcelain material. The stylized shell-imitating motif harmoniously fits with many patterns enhancing their aesthetic beauty.
The gracefully arched reliefs combined with the classic wicker motif make up a collection that enjoys great popularity all over the wider form assortment beyond the beauty of patterns choose Rocaille."