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In 18, a new building was constructed for KPM, prepared with the most modern techniques of the day. Read more KPM, an acronym of Königliche Porzellan-Manufaktur Berlin, translates to "Royal Porcelain Factory in Berlin." KPM was founded in 1763 when Frederick II of Prussia, also known as Frederick the Great, bought the factory previously owned by a Berlin businessman, then renamed it and took over the staff.
It is said that in the 1920-30's the factory used to let factory workers buy 3rds & 4ths for very little money ..that resulted in "a lot" of 3rds & 4ths being made, many of them having nothing wrong with them.We would like to make more theme pages based on artists or motives.