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Nanjing hosts European porcelain exhibit

Date: 2013.12.20 Editor: Evelyn Shi

A European porcelain exhibit named East wind blowing westwards is held from Dec 12 2013 to Jan 15 2014 in Nanjing, the exhibition features over 100 exquisite European porcelain wares from the 18th and 19th centuries made in famous porcelain manufacturing cities such as Meissen and Dresden in Germany, and Wedgewood in UK and Sevres in France. Some of the porcelain pieces exhibited was used by European royal families, while some of the pieces also represent European people's life.



The exhibit reveals how Chinese porcelain played an important role in the development history of European porcelain. Many Chinese influences can be seen in the European porcelain currently on display in Nanjing.