The "RS" is derived from the founder, Reinhold Schlegelmilch, but it was the work of his sons, Arnold and Ehrhard that made the mark famous. With factories in Suhl and Tillowitz,a majority of their production was exported from 1892 until the beginning of World War I. The Suhl factory closed before the end of World War I; the Tillowitz factory remained operational until the beginning of World War II.
This lovely large serving bowl, circa 1910 - 1920, is decorated with several large white and peach colored dahlia blossoms with slender tan/green leaves and stems. The bowl measures 9 1/4" across and 2 1/4" deep and is highlighted with a narrow gold rim. Marked "R.S.Germany" in green. There are no cracks, chips or repairs