Each drink demanded its own type of pot, cups, and accessories.
In response to the demand, European potteries attempted to manufacture their own porcelain, and by the 18th century, the Europeans were successfully competing with the Chinese.
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France became a leading manufacturer of soft-paste porcelain, which is not made with kaolin like traditional Chinese hard-paste porcelain.
The site is a wonderful collection of knowledgeable history for Spode pottery manufactory in Stoke-upon-Trent. Restoration are offering lessons and teaching aids for learning china repair / ceramic restoration.
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A number of manufacturers is not included on this site yet; either I did not have time to include them or there simply was not enough information for an own page.
The list of manufacturers set aside for future release (the 'To-Do-List') can be seen ⇒here and of course you can contact me if you have a question regarding one of the manufacturers listed on that page.