Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Archival Anecdotes: Plates, platters and bygone patterns

During the holiday season, it is quite possible that you will find yourself dining upon fine china or other heirloom porcelain. If you do, then you have a great opportunity to take a look back in history.

First a little clarification on terminology. In American English, we often use the word china to refer to high-quality dishes. However, for historians and collectors, fine china has specific thin...

 
 
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