Friedrich August Köttig
His father Johann Friedrich Köttig was shift supervisor at the alum plant Schwemsal near Bad Düben . After completing his studies at the Bergakademie Freiberg in 1811 , at the beginning of which he became a member of the Corps Montania , he began working as an arcanist in the porcelain factory in 1816 , became the first plant inspector in 1854 and retired in 1863.
In 1828, Köttig invented the Meißner Lasursteinblau . This process for the production of artificial ultramarine came into production in 1829.
- Walther Fischer: New German Biography (NDB). Volume 12, Duncker & Humblot, Berlin 1980, ISBN 3-428-00193-1 , p. 414 ( ). In:
|SURNAME||Köttig, Friedrich August|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Inventor and arcanist at the Royal Porcelain Manufactory in Meissen|
|DATE OF BIRTH||September 2, 1794|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Schwemsal|
|DATE OF DEATH||April 10, 1864|
|Place of death||Meissen|