1919 – Elfriede Langeloh
In 1919, the grandmother of today’s owner established her art trade company in Cologne. From the beginning, Elfriede Langeloh’s expertise has been porcelain and faience of the 18th century. Customers were famous collectors like Ernst Schneider, Peter Ludwig, Max Grundig, Edward Pflueger and Ralph Wark.
1963 – Paulette Neuhaus
After Elfriede Langeloh had passed away, her daughter Paulette Neuhaus took over the business, in 1963. As the oldest and most traditional art trade focusing porcelain and faience in Germany, the company became an international meeting point for collectors, experts and curators. The extraordinary personality of Paulette Neuhaus has remained unforgettable for many art lovers.
1981 - Friedel Kirsch
Since 1981, Friedel Kirsch leads the business with the same dedication in 3rd generation, in Weinheim near Heidelberg. Until nowadays this focus in exceptional porcelain is kept up and developed further. With the entry of her kids, the 4th generation lined up for the pursuit of the family business.
In the past, Elfriede Langeloh exhibited at several art fairs: on exhibitions of the ‘Art Dealer’s Association Germany’ in Cologne, Düsseldorf, Hannover and Munich, ‘Orangerie’ Schloss Charlottenburg Berlin, Art Fair Salzburg (Residence) and Ceramic Fair London. Friedel Kirsch belonged to the founders of the Schwetzingen Art Fair. In recent years, the company participated in the Munich Art Fair (Postpalast) and since 2016 at the Highlights International Art Fair (Munich Residence). Friedel Kirsch was a member of the board of the ‘Art Dealers Association Germany’ for many years.