|6 1/2" diam.
"Swan White" is a wonderful addition to the Swan Service family of patterns. The omission of the gold filet allows for true everyday use; particularly for the dishwasher and microwave. A great way to enjoy Swan Service for absolutely every occasion.
The history of porcelain manufacturing in Europe begins in Meissen, Germany near Dresden, the cradle of European porcelain. Apart from the short-lived production of the Medici factory in Florence in the 1560's, Meissen was the first successful producer of hard-paste porcelain - or true porcelain - in Europe. Meissen's products, and those of its imitators, who came later, destroyed the supremacy of the oriental porcelain that had held a virtual monopoly in the world since Marco Polo opened the china trade in 1295.
In the 17th and 18th centuries