English version

bone china

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbone chinaˌbone ˈchina noun [uncountable]  DFUdelicate and expensive cups, plates etc that are made partly with crushed bone
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bone chinaThere are vases of tulips and bowls of fruit, a bone china tea set and a stack of decorated hatboxes.Interest is building up in Waterford Wedgwood, makers of the famous crystal glassware and bone china.We've got to treat you like best bone china.The subjects of many of her pictures have been transferred to Limoges dinnerware and transformed into limited-edition bone china figurines.This year 31 new studies in fine bone china and porcelain have been introduced.Royal Tuscan will continue to produce a wide variety of fine bone china ware.Fine bone china is made from three main raw materials - china stone, china clay and animal bone.A delicate process of lithography brings out the richness of the bird's colouring on Coalport's finest bone china.
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