A dinner plate, circa 1796-1810, made in China for the American market. Photo: Alamy
Jason Wordie
Opinion

Opinion

Then & Now by Jason Wordie

A potted history of the Chinese porcelain industry, when personalised plates were plentiful

A must-have for newcomers to Hong Kong, customised dinner plates found their way from China, to Europe, and even the Virginia plantation of one George Washington

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A dinner plate, circa 1796-1810, made in China for the American market. Photo: Alamy
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