Germany, Third Reich. A Set of Plates from the Gästehaus Reichsparteitag

Item #M0471-9

$151
(Gästehaus Reichsparteitag Teller). A rare set of two plates from the Gästehaus Reichsparteitag, including a small plate, constructed of Alpacca (nickel silver), the obverse featuring a plain cascading design completing with a shallow bowl, the reverse bearing the stamped logo of the Gästehaus Reichsparteitag, set above a maker’s mark of “KRUPP, BERNDORF”, flanking the logo of the firm of Arthur Krupp, in turn above a number “16”, measuring 222 mm in total diameter, with a consistent and age-appropriate patina, in near extremely fine condition, and; a large plate, similarly constructed of nickel silver, the obverse presenting with an identical cascading design completing in a shallow bowl, the reverse stamped with the logo of the Gästehaus Reichsparteitag, with an additional maker’s mark of “GOWE” for the firm of Christian Gottlieb Wellner, Aue, and a code of “90-27” indicating nickel silver construction, measuring 240 mm in total diameter, with a consistent and age-appropriate patina, in very fine condition. Footnote: Located next to the Grand Hotel on Nuremberg’s Bahnhofsplatz, the Gästehaus Reichsparteitag housed high-ranking guests of the NSDAP from at home and abroad during Nuremberg Rally proceedings. Operating until 1938, it notably housed a private suite used by Hermann Göring.