Monthly Archives: April 2016

Focus: Royal Copenhagen Flora Danica Collection

In our blog How to Care for Your China, we discussed the value of china and how proper care is important for its preservation and value appreciation. Today, we’ll focus on what is said to be the most expensive china … Continue reading

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You Cannot Get More Elegant Than This!

Did you know that in Europe, porcelain factories have to work for the title “Royal” to be added as a prefix to their company name?  The permission has to come from no less than the Queen herself.  Not only that, … Continue reading

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Focus: the Richard Ginori China Collection

Today, April 11, marks the death anniversary of Marchese Carlo Ginori. It was Carlo Ginori who founded the Doccia Porcelain of Florence in 1735.  He was motivated by his interest in the production of “white gold” which is how porcelain … Continue reading

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How to Care for Your China

But first, some trivia.  Did you know that there was this single porcelain bowl that sold for $9.5M at a Sotheby’s auction? This is the Blood Red Porcelain bowl decorated with two lotus flowers, a most sought-after collector’s item. It … Continue reading

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