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The history of the fine porcelain now known as “Limoges” begins with kaolin, the pure, soft white clay first discovered in China. This clay retains its pure white color when fired. Before they discovered the pure white clay, the Chinese used sandstone/stoneware. Marco Polo was one of the first Europeans to see porcelain; he named it after very white and translucent shell. Vasco de Gama brought back the first porcelain objects to Europe in the fifteenth century

When a collector really loves the art and artifacts of the twentieth century, and focuses on a certain category of collectible or a time period within which to concentrate, quite often it is the Art Deco period which excites him the most. For those of you who agree, let me assure you that you are not alone! There is wonderful furniture, great art, magnificent architecture, and stellar fashions and jewelry from…

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