"The mark says "Silesia," which was a city-state of Austria-Hungary prior to WWII. The maker of your bowl was Kuno Steinmann and it dates between 1932-38. I would say your bowl was used for serving, possibly of berries."
"LB the other thing I just noticed about these plates is that each place where there's an image, it appears that an applique or something is still in place under the glaze. Not sure if this is true of more intense flow blue wares or not.…"
Yes, I saw this one listing and description for one of my plates but I'm not sure it's accurate but since I've not been able to find anything else. In fact it was this listing that made me name mine also flow blue.…"
"Thanks House of Charm
I agree, the blue has not bled into the white enough to be actual flow blue. They are also truly for display and not dinnerware. However I can't find any info as to who made them and the pattern design."
"Again, just to be anal, many of these 'flow blue' listings are not 'flowing' so are 1st quality blue/white ware. Flow blue is a factory second and more rare thus more $$ usually. The blue must have bled into the white to be flow…"
"Nice looking plates, not actually 'flow' blue since there is no bleed evident from the pattern(a '2nd' or factory blemish). They look unmarked so antique <1895 or not-for-export. Unusual shape on the blanks also, Victorian…"
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