In the same year, the town of Sitzendorf itself started to introduced its own electricity (110 Volts AC) which was generated via steam engine.
This resulted in a large improvement of working conditions as all work during early morning and late evening hours up until then had to be done in the dull light of oil lamps.
More details A pair of Sitzendorf late 19th C porcelain figures, of a gallant with garland of flowers, and a lady with a basket of grapes, raised on a rococo scroll base, 17.5cm high, (AF), and a Jena porcelain wall pocket, late 19th C, modelled as a cherub with a basket, 23cm long, (3).
More details Pair of Sitzendorf porcelain wall brackets, each having figural decoration depicting two cherubs amongst floral encrusted sprigs, together with a Continental porcelain cased mantel clock with somewhat similar decoration Condition: More details Various 19th C and later porcelain, etc, to include a Sitzendorf figure of a farmhand holding basket in flowing floral robes on a naturalistic gilt lined base, blue line mark beneath, 17cm high, a Toby cruet figure group and two other Continental porcelain figures. More details Pair of 20th Century Sitzendorf figures, each depicting a brightly coloured Macaw perched on a foliate encrusted tree stump, 30.75cm high Condition: Red and blue parrot - some very minor nibbling of the white petals beneath the parrot, Blue and yellow parrot - some very minor nibbling of the white petals beneath the parrot - **General condition consistent with age More details Four boxes of various china ware and ornaments to include a pair of Sitzendorf floral encrusted vases, a capo de monte figure, Queen Victoria commemorative plate, various other decorative plates, Victorian aneroid barometer, Waymaster 28lb scales, etc More details A pair of Sitzendorf twin branch candelabra, with floral encrustations and cherubs. CONDITION REPORT: These are both in generally very good order.
The use of real lace incorporated in the figurine was a technique popularly used at the Sitzendorf factory in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
The Sitzendorf Porcelain Manufactory, as it became known after 1902, also made figurines of girl musicians with similar lacy skirts, and white bases decorated with identical flourishes of gold enamel paint.
Small glazed porcelain figurine of a dancer on integral base with her hands crossed in front of her, bending forwards, wearing a machine lace cotton ballet skirt.
In 1896 the company was re-structured as limited company with a foundation stock of one million German Marks.