Stuttgart Art Professor Ulrich Bohme

10 a new commemorative coin,-euro commemorative coin “300 years of porcelain manufacture in Germany” on the occasion of the great 300th anniversary of China publishes the Federal Ministry of finance had ensured ample material for discussion in advance of their appearance. Because the first draft of the Stuttgart Art Professor Ulrich Bohme shows not the manufacture of white gold”, as it perhaps would suggest the topic, but on the contrary a broken plate. But just with this mental abstraction the artist wants to guide the nature of porcelain, just its fragility in front us. Consequently this property was recorded in an appropriate edge inscription of coin, called: magic of FRAGILITY. The origins of porcelain in ancient China, where already around 1280 real terms European porcelain consisting of made of kaolin, feldspar and quartz. Since 1616, porcelain was manufactured in Japan, but in Europe you are looking for still some time “the secret to the generation of very precious and valuable held matter, which are not about as white gold” is called.

Due by expensive imports from the far East a feverish search began at the princely European courts according to the right, until it finally managed a German alchemist 1708 in Dresden, to reinvent the European hard-paste porcelain. Since then the name of Johann Friedrich Bottger associated inextricably with the German porcelain. The Saxon elector and Polish King Augustus the strong, the first porcelain factory in Dresden, which was moved after a few months but already on 6 June 1710 on the Albrechtsburg Castle in Meissen founded affiliated on 23 January 1710. Closely guarded by soldiers the secret of the so-called Arcanum should be kept here. This failed notoriously long and so competitors in Vienna, Venice, Chantilly, Villeroy, and Ludwigsburg joined up soon, just a few to name a few. The triumph of porcelain in Europe was not stopped. It was used for the generation of a wide variety of products, from a tea cup up to the large plastic. The industrial use of porcelain finally began in the 19th century, for example as a material for electrical engineering.

Today, China is used for medical implants or in space technology. So, the new German 10-euro coin with the porcelain indeed honors a special substance. The jury of the Federal Ministry of finance was highly impressed by the unusual implementation: the artist deals with the topic of porcelain in a refreshing and unconventional way. The image page is due to the very large design of the broken plate. a monumental charisma” Also the fractions of the plate but also the font were clearly separated by the establishment of the mirror gloss effect on the surface visible. Just who is interested in mirror gloss run of this special German 10-euro coin, should have quickly. Because for the first time since the euro was introduced, the Federal Government has the Edition in the highest quality of the impression by ten per cent to only 180,000 copies reduced. Specifications: Commemorative coin Germany 2010: Silver (925 / 1000), 10 euro, weight 18 g, o 32.5 mm, mint Stuttgart (F). Requirements: 1.52 million uncirculated, 180,000 polished plate.