The porcelain factory at Höchst was founded in 1746 and supported by the Elector of Mainz. It is the only porcelain factory in Hessen and the second oldest in Germany. In the 18th century, figurines, dinner services and decorative porcelain from Höchst were considered to be amongst the finest examples of their genre in Europe. Today, modellers and painters still create artworks of timeless beauty and high value. This fine ceramic, very friendly polar bear is brought to you from the Höchst porcelain factory. This artwork produced using traditional methods and craftsman-like skill, is bound to become a treasured collector's item, not least because it is a limited edition.