Schloss Favorite

Am Schloß Favorite, Rastatt

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Schloss Favorite is a schloss on the outskirts of Rastatt-Förch in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. == History == Built by Johann Michael Ludwig Rohrer between 1710 and 1730, it was created as a hunting lodge and maison de plaisance (pleasure palace) for Margravine Sibylla Augusta, the widow of Louis William, Margrave of Baden-Baden (Türkenlouis). It was only used for several weeks per year as a summer residence, and it is not far from Schloss Rastatt. Schloss Favorite houses a large collection of Chinese porcelain, black lacquerwork and Schwartz Porcelain. It is the oldest of the German so-called "porcelain palaces", and the only one to survive intact to this day.

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Castle
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Am Schloß Favorite, Rastatt

Description

Schloss Favorite is a schloss on the outskirts of Rastatt-Förch in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

History

Built by Johann Michael Ludwig Rohrer between 1710 and 1730, it was created as a hunting lodge and maison de plaisance (pleasure palace) for Margravine Sibylla Augusta, the widow of Louis William, Margrave of Baden-Baden (Türkenlouis). It was only used for several weeks per year as a summer residence, and it is not far from Schloss Rastatt.

Schloss Favorite houses a large collection of Chinese porcelain, black lacquerwork and Schwartz Porcelain. It is the oldest of the German so-called "porcelain palaces", and the only one to survive intact to this day.

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Sources

  • Sigrid Gensichen/Ulrike Grimm, Schloss Favorite Rastatt-Förch. Verlag K. F. Schimper, 2001, ISBN 3-87742-168-7

External links

  • Schloss Favorite - official website
  • German local history website
  • German walkers website: Schloss Favorite, Baden's Rokoko Pearl


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