Mounts - (Ceramics Porcelain Silver)

Mounts - (Ceramics, Porcelain, Silver) Silver-mounted examples of Chinese porcelain are known from the fifteenth century onwards, and from the seventeenth century onwards European pottery was sometimes mounted in silver or pewter. Ormolu mounting for porcelain was introduced during the eighteenth century. As only the finest wares would be considered worth mounting such specimens are expensive as a rule.

Chinese Porcelains of the Seventeenth Century: Landscapes, Scholars' Motifs and NarrativesChinese Porcelains of the Seventeenth Century: Landscapes, Scholars' Motifs and Narratives 

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