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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

biscuit jar

ORION biscuit jar decorated with green
carbuncles
date : 1904

designer : Friedrich Adler

marked : ORION 197

height : 8.5 inch / 21.5 cm with handle

liqueur jug

ORION liqueur jug

date : 1904

designer : Friedrich Adler

marked : ORION 182

height : 7.5 inch / 19.0 cm

bottle stand

ORION bottle stand
date : 1904

designer : Friedrich Adler

marked : ORION 186

Ø : 4.2 inch / 10.5 cm

Vase

ORION vase
date : 1903

designer : Peter Behrens

marked : ORION 235

height : 6.5 inch / 15.5 cm