Germany's Meissen was the first European factory to discover the secret of how to produce fine hard paste
porcelain - previously closely guarded by the Chinese - in the middle of the 18th century.
The secret of hard paste
porcelain, previously the exclusive knowledge of the Chinese and Japanese exporters, was actually discovered under the commission of Augustus the Strong, in the city of Dresden.
Tenders are invited for Window Sealing Putty Hard Paste
Eventually, we mixed the pile of rotten food and the maggots together into a hard paste
Approximately 8 inches tall, these colorful hard paste
porcelain items are charming.
Soft paste porcelain, which does not have the durability and translucency found in hard paste
porcelain was in popular use in Europe prior to their discovery of hard paste
True, hard paste
porcelain was also made in 18th century Italy, principally at the Florentine factory of Doccia and the Venetian works of Vezzi and Cozzi.
100g creamed coconut (the hard paste
in sachets) the juice of a lime, a small handful of mint leaves, shredded salt
They're worth pounds 3, 000-pounds 4,000' A large pair of Dogs of Fo, made in about 1680 and crisply modelled in blanc-de-Chine, the name given by European collectors to the undecorated hard paste
true porcelain made in China and much prized in the West.
In a making-of documentary that is part of the six-disc DVD release of ``Band of Brothers,'' a number of the actors and those behind the scenes discuss the efforts that went into giving the series a realistic look in the three years of filming - from putting the actors into a ``boot camp'' to coating the German tanks with a type of hard paste
, a substance that was actually used to prevent magnetic mines from sticking to the metal plating.
The line uses hard paste
porcelain, a material that transfers among the freezer, fridge, oven and microwave.
However, if genuine, you have a fabulous example of the output from the famous Meissen factory of Saxony after alchemist Johann Bottger discovered the secret of hard paste
porcelain in the 1700s.