A Time Remembered

Circa: 1945
Condition: Used
Manufacturer: Made in Czechoslovakia
This vintage floral china lemon plate is marked: Epiag Royal / Czechoslovakia / Brent Wo.
OEPIAG & EPIAG was an association of porcelain factories. It was formed in 1918 by the Vienna (Austrian) government, and named OEPIAG (Österreichische Porzellan Industrie AG - Austrian Porcelain Industry). In 1920, to reflect the creation of the new country, Czechoslovakia, the name was changed to EPIAG (Erste Böhemische Porzellan Industrie AG - First Bohemian Porcelain Industry).
It is important to note that OEPIAG/EPIAG is not a factory. Each factory was maintained as an independent business, but joined together to promote Bohemian porcelain. Most of the member factories (but not all) used a form of the association's name as a Mark. For factory information, see Marks for each individual factory.
1918 founding factories were:
Proeschold & Co, Dallwitz (Dalovice, Czechia)
Springer & Co, Elbogen (Loket, Czechia)
Oscar & Edgar Gutherz, Altrohlau (Stara Role, Czechia)
Fischer & Mieg, Pirkenhammer (Brezova, Czechia)
1920 Julius Dressler,Biela (Bela, Bohemia, Czechia)
1923 Porcelain Factory Aich Menzl & Co, Aich (Doubi, Czechia)
1927 Porcelain Union, United Porcelain Factory, Klosterle, Klosterle (Klasterec, Czechia) and
1927 Porcelain Union, United Porcelain Factory, Turn-Teplitz, Turn-Teplitz (Trnovany, Czechia)
1932 United Porcelain Factories Meierhoffen, Meierhoffen (Dvory, Czechia)
1939 Porcelain Factory and Kaolin Wash Alp, Lubau (Hlubany, Czechia)
Exquisitely done, in a floral pattern with gold trim.
In very good + condition without chips, cracks or fleabites it does have a dot manufacturer flaw which I have shown in picture number 3 and it measures 5 7/8 inches in diameter.
An addition to any Lemon Dish Collection.
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