Fürstenberg with a blue F - from head forester to arcanist

On January 11, 1747, Duke Carl I of Brunswick Wolfenbüttel ordered: "Every effort and diligence should be used in the Fürstenberg hunting lodge to produce porcelain". Broken, the potato cultivation, the ideas for new paper production as well as the father of forestry with the emphasis on the cultivation of spruce. "The white gold of the Weser", as well as the Fürstenberger porcelain from Fürstenberg, which is later to be produced in the castle of the same name, waited for six Years after its discovery.It was only with the arcanist Johann Killian Benckgraff, who was supposed to be forced by his imprisonment to reveal the secret of the porcelain to the founder of the Höchst manufactory, and through the ransom by Duke Carl I and his employment with Fürstenberg, that successful Porcelain production Before he died, he shared the secret with Johann Georg von Lang en and his son-in-law. The typical snow-white porcelain in connection with the decorations is also called "Fürstenberger Kunst". In 1753, the famous blue F was used as a trademark and quality by Carl I. Kilns were built in the castle building and in the castle garden, as well as work apartments for lathe operators, painters and moulders built.