Perhaps the painter was just trying to identify it on his/her own as having done the work for appears to have been a brand name used for marketing and exporting china.They most likely special ordered their china from one of the German factories such as Schumann or Rosenthal who actually produced, decorated, and personalized it for , a decorating studio in business from 1869-1949 in Dresden, Germany.Grandmother meant a great deal to the couple and passed along many of their things to her, including this vase.
Czechoslovakia was formed in 1918 at the end of World War I.
Amanda said it appears that her great great grandparents were immigrants from Germany.
Founded in 1886, they were importers of china and glass from Europe.
It dates back to somewhere between the years of 18, based on the date of the mark.
for this particular cartouche mark; however, those were the years we were at war with Germany.