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Johann von Schwarz

The firm Johann von Schwarz ( Nürnberg 1802- 1885 Nürnberg ) was founded about 1859 in Nürnberg as a Specksteingasbrenner factory
1876 started with Terrakottawaren
1870 and onwards Marjolika and Kunstfayencen
The firm had 150 workers . After the dead of Johann in 1855 the sons( Benedict 1827-1895 and Ludwig 1828-1912 ) took the factory in there hands.
1895 the two sons of Benedict became co-owners ( George 1852-1906 and Benno 1861-1920 ) The first Jugendstil product where made in 1897.
The firm top designer from 1896 until 1906 was Carl Ludwig Luber who made beautiful plates and vases .
The closing date of the factory was1921

Items in our collection

J von Schwarz dish

date : 1900

designer : Carl Sigmund Luber

marked : number 1643

Ø: 5.0 inch / 12.5 cm

J von Schwarz vase

date : 1900

designer : Carl Sigmund Luber

marked : nr. 6578

height : 7.0 inch / 17.0 cm

J von Schwarz tray

date : 1900

designer : Carl Sigmund Luber

marked : number 8928

width : 18.5 inch / 47.0 cm

J von Schwarz tile

date : 1900

designer : Carl Sigmund Luber

marked : number 5094

Ø: 12.5 inch / 32.0 cm

J von Schwarz tile

date : 1900

designer : Carl Sigmund Luber

marked : number 880

Ø: 6.0 inch / 15.0 cm

J von Schwarz vase

date : 1900

designer : Carl Sigmund Luber

marked : Norica Nurnberg JVS 947 /6266

height : 6.5 inch / 16.0 cm

J von Schwarz vase

date : 1900

designer : Carl Sigmund Luber

marked : D 947 XXX / R 7498

height : 6.0 inch / 15.0 cm

J von Schwarz clock

date : 1900

designer : Carl Sigmund Luber

marked : number 1601

height : 7.5 inch / 19.0 cm

J von Schwarz tile

date : 1900

designer : Carl Sigmund Luber

marked : number 605

Ø: 9.0 inch / 23.0 cm

J von Schwarz tile

date : 1900

designer : Carl Sigmund Luber

marked : nr. 627

length : 4.8 inch /9.5 cm
width : 2.9 inch / 7.0 cm