From China to Porcelain

Porcelain, is today, so widely available and is such an every day commodity, that we could very easily overlook just how different it was. The West was introduced to oriental porcelain as early as the mid 15th century, when precious examples appeared in Lisbon, Portugal being the first to acquire trading rights from Imperial China. […]

Antique Lamps Blue and White

Why is blue and white so popular? Blue & white has been popular for hundreds of years, with its fresh appeal never being out of fashion.   It’s interesting, but when we speak of blue and white, we nearly always think of blue and white “china” i.e., pottery and porcelain.  The evolution of this ever popular, […]