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What makes Chinese porcelain valuable?

For thousands of years, China’s court-sponsored porcelain industry has been at the forefront of technical innovation and aesthetic refinement. Exquisite finishes and precision of form gave China an international reputation for fine ceramic wares. Age, shape, glaze, motif, and reign mark are all factors contributing to the value of a ceramic piece, indicative of the maker and the dynastic reign under which the object was created.

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