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Orion

ORION

Georg Friedrich Schmitt (1859-1938) founded Kunstgewerbliche Metalwarenfabrik “ORION”
on the 4st April 1903 in Nürnberg .The products look strongly like “OSIRIS” .
The firm worked with Friedrich Adler as designer.
They made about 250 items.
In 1906 ”ORIVIT “ AG acquired ORION and 60 designs were used by “ORIVIT”.

Items in our collection

vase with Zsolnay ceramic

ORION vase with Zsolnay ceramic
date : 1903

designer : Valentin Oeckler - Nürnberg

marked : ORION 273

height : 6.0 inch / 15.0 cm

flower cup

ORION flower cup
date : 1904

designer : Friedrich Adler

marked : ORION 280

height : 15.5 inch / 39.0 cm

wine bottle stand

ORION wine bottle stand
date : 1904

designer : Friedrich Adler

marked : ORION 153

Ø : 4.5 inch / 11.0 cm

toothpickholder

ORION toothpickholder
date : 1905

designer : Friedrich Adler

marked : ORION 309

length : 5.0 inch / 12.5 cm

glass holder

ORION glass holder
date : 1905

designer : Friedrich Adler

marked : ORION 174

height : 3.0 inch / 7.5 cm

candle stick / match stand

ORION candle stick / match stand
date : 1904 /1905

designer : Friedrich Adler

marked : ORION 253

width : 6.5 inch / 16.0 cm
height : 6.5 inch / 16.0 cm

biscuit jar

ORION biscuit jar
date : 1904

designer : Friedrich Adler

marked : ORION 196

Ø : 4.6 inch / 12 cm
height : 7.4 inch /19 cm

match stand

ORION match stand
date : 1904 /1905

designer : Friedrich Adler

marked : ORION 296

length : 4.5 inch / 11 cm
width : 3.0 inch / 7.8 cm
height : 3.0 inch / 7.8 cm

tray

ORION tray
date : 1905

designer : Friedrich Adler

marked : ORION 318

length : 8.0 inch / 20 cm
width : 4.8 inch / 12 cm

salt cellar

ORION salt cellars
date : 1905

designer : Friedrich Adler

marked : ORION 286

width : 2.4 inch / 6.0 cm