There seems to be a problem serving the request at this time. Some of the most beautiful objects you can have for your home are antique ceramics and porcelain. Long ago, someone learned that clay fired at high temperatures could be turned into something not only useful but pleasing to the eye. Affordable antique ceramics and porcelain are available on eBay. Porcelain is a type of ceramic, but not all ceramics are porcelain. The clay to make porcelain is mixed with a fine white powder called kaolin and fired at very high temperatures, which makes it nonporous.
Collecting Antique and Vintage Plates and Dishware
antique & vintage china patterns
Adobe tan Syracuse ironstone china, vintage restaurant ware. This is a lot of two oval platters or plates about 11" long. Beautiful adobe ware colored cafe tan ironstone, vintage Buffalo china restaurant ware. This is a lot of six plates about 7" in diame Heavy Adobeware tan ironstone china custards, old fashioned restaurant china made to last forever.
Why do people collect plates? Let's face it, most of us do in one way or another. We use plates every day, for simple family meals, or for special occasions, and holidays. But some of us have a few more plates than necessary or practical.