In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- She was quite overcome by it all, real bone china crockery, real silver wear.
- A table had been placed in the center of the room and decorated with a white linen tablecloth as well as silver, bone china, and fine Irish cut crystal.
- The lace tablecloth came out for this event, as did the tea service of thin bone china, complete with matching milk jug, sugar bowl and slop basin.
- Chinese porcelain was imitated not only by Persian ceramicists, but also by Italian majolica makers, Delftware producers, and English bone china designers.
- The rare Royal Crown Derby bone china figures sell for £1,950 for a pair.
- They come in a variety of materials: ceramics, brass, bone china and cut glass.
- It's like looking at a piece of beautiful bone china and seeing the maker's mark beneath.
- All of the staff present drank their tea from a matched set of fine bone china.
- Democracy is not something made of bone china that will shatter under the weight of public opinion.
- Founded in 1953 it produced high quality bone china for local and export markets.
- Finally, was the cup made of bone china or ordinary porcelain?
- Head first to Regent St and Old Bond St for bone china, fine art and antiques, not to mention a bolt of tweed for country attire.
- The factory continues to make porcelain and bone china today.
- Glass bottles are highly collectable, and some folk proudly display their bottles in much the same way as other people display the family silver or fine bone china.
- She smiled happily as moved vegetables into white bone china serving dishes and places them onto the table.
- Ms Hawthorne has collected many types of bells, from the best bone china, through to ceramics and souvenir brass pieces.
- While guests in the elegant but cramped cabin will be eating off finest bone china and drinking out of crystal flutes, they will have to make do with plastic cutlery.
- Now owned by Royal Doulton, Minton continues to enjoy a reputation as a leading producer of English bone china.
- They already have the house, the fish knives and the fine bone china, so what can guests possibly get them for their wedding?
- He removes the papers and spreads them out across the huge oak table, pushing away crystal champagne glasses, fine bone china, silver tableware.
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