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Bonhams offers peerless British Regency porcelain Sept. 29

Bonhams offers peerless British Regency porcelain Sept. 29

LONDON – A collection of British Regency porcelain described as “the finest to appear at auction within living memory” is to be offered at The Twinight Collection sale at Bonhams on Wednesday September 29. The 103-lot sale represents the very best of the products of all the great English makers of the late 18th and […]

Porcelain

Porcelain is a fine white clay consisting of the mineral kaolin. It can be found in tableware, art, architecture, jewelry, tiles and more. Porcelain treasures are truly rare and exceptional finds among collectors because of their material and design. They can be combined with other Baroque-style pieces to accentuate its exquisite aesthetic. The manufacture of porcelain is a long and complex process that requires skill and excellent craftsmanship. What is considered true porcelain was actually developed in China back in the 10th-century. In the 18th century, European were mesmerized by Chinese porcelain and got inspired by it as they tried to recreate its smooth gloss and white translucency. Thus, porcelain quickly became one of the most sought-after items of the European aristocracy. Still today, porcelain is considered as 'white gold' and signifies glory, high status and sophistication. The style of <a href="https:/

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