Dating herend porcelain
Originally made in the town now known as Arita, which became a center for porcelain thanks to its proximity to kaolin-rich Izumiyama, Imari ware (also called Japan or Japan ware), took its design cues from colorful Japanese textiles of the day.Exotic landscapes, gnarled trees, long-winged birds such as cranes, and depictions of courtesans in exquisitely detailed kimonos are just a few examples of the most common Imari imagery.Scenes on Chinese porcelain plates ranged from images of nature to harbors to dragons, which sometimes snaked around a plate's rim as decorative motifs.Huge 39.2cm Antique Chinese Blue And White Porcelain Buddhist Plate Kangxi 18thc Superb Huge 43cm Antique Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Phoenix Plate 18th CRare!
Read more Developed in 1708, Meissen porcelain was the first European hard-paste porcelain, a process of porcelain making originally invented in China between the 7th and 8th centuries.
Chinese porcelain plates manufactured for the export market in the 18th and 19th centuries were hand painted, often in blue on a white base.
The popularity of these intricately painted pieces was high in Europe, spurring the British to invent transferware.
Developed in 1708, Meissen porcelain was the first European hard-paste porcelain, a process of porcelain making originally invented in China between the 7th and 8th centuries.
Though there is some dispute over who exactly discovered the secret of porcelain's production, a luxury good that had previously only been exported from China, the Meissen factory was undoubtedly the first European producer to create porcelain in large quantities.