For over 1,000 years Porcelain has
been prized as a material
of lustrous and incomparable
beauty. Its shine and water repellence, its wondrously
smooth touch and its artistic adaptability have
made porcelain not only a material of the art world
but of practical application as well.
it has been used for centuries in both the
finest table settings as well as the household
First produced in China for the exclusive use
of the Emperor around the time of the Han Dynasty
(206 B.C.-220 A.D.), by the late 13th century
Marco Polo had brought Porcelain back to Europe.
There it became a highly valued art form by heads
of state across the Continent.