Jews Porcelain - (Ceramics Porcelain German)

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Jew's Porcelain - (Ceramics, Porcelain, German) The Berlin porcelain factory was subsidized in various ways by the ingenious Frederick the Great. One scheme was to force Jews who wished to marry or deal in property to purchase 300 dollars worth of royal porcelain before permission was given. Hence the term.

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