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  • The 47,000 USD dollar tooth brush holder – Chinese porcelain brush pot in owners bathroom sells at auction for staggering sum.

    Here’s a great tidbit from the Dailyrecord:  China pot which owner used as toothbrush holder sells for £30k at auction. Quick – everyone run into their bathrooms right now to see what you got in there! I have a pristine tube of Crest toothpaste which I have been holding onto for years – definitely going […]

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  • Detecting Fake Chinese Porcelain & Ceramics

    I am always a fan of people who dig into a subject, taking the time to take photos, make illustrations and simply dig in to the nitty-gritty details. People often forget that it takes time to take the time to share their own thoughts and insights on topics they are passionate about. So I was […]

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  • Where can I find detailed information on Chinese porcelain, pottery and ceramics?

    (This is a section from a previous post which I think is worth separating out here, since I am asked this question quite a lot). Where can I find more detailed information on Chinese porcelain, pottery and ceramics? Chinese porcelain, Oriental ceramics and Japanese porcelain and pottery are all unique entire subjects of their own […]