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A Major Watershed

Posted by Ross and Gael Ramsay on March 11, 2013 at 4:35 AM Comments comments (0)

In our joint publication on the Limehouse porcelain manufactory we demonstrate that our understanding of the development of English porcelains underwent a major watershed during the early years of this millennium with the recognition that by the early to mid-1740s the Bow porcelain manufactory was producing a commercial, hard-paste porcelain using a china clay (Cherokee clay) imported from the New World.


Concomitant with this has been the re-examination of many notions and...

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