Gebrüder Aug. & Ferd. Goedecke (Louis Huth vormals Gebrüder Goedecke)
Schmidstraße 37, Steinthorstraße 18 , Georgstraße 40, Hannover. Prussia (now Lower Saxony).
Porzellan-, Glas- und Wappenmalerei, Porzellan- und Glashandlung, Atelier für kunstgewerbliche Arbeiten.
/ Coat of arms decoration on glass and porcelain, porcelain and glass distributors. Studio for craft work.
Founded in 1883 by the Goedecke brothers, August and Ferdinand. In 1888 their address was Schmidstraße 37 and in 1894, Steinthorstraße 18, with eight employees, finally moving to Georgstraße 40, by 1906. The business of Gebrüder Aug. & Ferd. Goedecke became the Hannover branch of Louis Huth of Pößneck, trading as Louis Huth vorm. Gebrüder Goedecke, sometime between January 1906 and July 1907. It is believed to have closed down, sometime before 1927.
Purchased stein bodies from: Villeroy & Boch - Mettlach, Merkelbach & Wick.
1/2 litre Villeroy & Boch - Mettlach #1526 Triple association student stein, dated 1894.
Handwritten mark on the Villeroy & Boch - Mettlach #1526 Triple association student stein, above, dated 1894.
Ink stamped mark on Merkelbach & Wick stein
Signature on the underside of a porcelain lid insert.
"Akademischer Ruder Verein sei`s Panier"
"Akademischer Ruder Verein sei`s Panier" Louis Huth vorm. Gebrüder Goedecke, dated 1906, on the porcelain stein lid insert immediately above,
1 Litre Villeroy & Boch - Mettlach #1526 stein, dated 1892, celebrating all the states which were included in the second "Deutsches Reich" which was the Hohenzollern Empire of the three Emperors, Wilhelm I, Friedrich III & Wilhelm II, and which lasted from 1871 to 1918.
Basemarks on the 2nd "Deutsche Reich" stein, above.
"Wingolf sei's Panier"
Artist's signature on student stein, dated 1898.
Painted mark on Villeroy & Boch, Mettlach 1526 stein, dated 1904.
Painted mark on Villeroy & Boch, Mettlach 1526 stein, dated 1897.
3 Litre Villeroy & Boch - Mettlach #1526 stein, dedicated Xmas 1898 Student association stein. "Saronia sei's Panier". "Virtute Duce Res Crescunt".
Base of the Student stein V&B-M #1526 above. `Note the manufacture date of 1897.
Porcelain vessel, possibly a cigarette dispenser Polytechnischer Gesang Verein (Polytechnic Singing Society) "Des Lebens Sonnenschein ist Singen u. Frohlichsein" Date of formation of the P.G.V. 10th November 1848.
Dedication on the back of the cigarette dispenser. Dedication date, Christmas 1892.
Artist's signature on the base of the cigarette dispenser.