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The arcanum : the extraordinary true story

Author: Janet Gleeson
Publisher: New York, NY : Warner Books, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of how the West learned to make porcelain, focusing on Bottger, who discovered the arcanum, or secret formula; and Harold and Kandler, artists at the new Meissen Porcelain Manufacture.
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Named Person: Johann Friedrich Böttger; Johann Gregor Höroldt; Johann Joachim Kändler; Johann Friedrich Böttger; Johann Gregor Höroldt; Johann Joachim Kändler; Johann Friedrich Böttger
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Gleeson
ISBN: 0446524999 9780446524995
OCLC Number: 39515811
Description: xii, 324 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Part 1 The Arcanist 1 --
Part 2 The Rivals 135 --
Part 3 The Porcelain Wars 219 --
Postscript 297 --
Sources 303.
Responsibility: Janet Gleeson.

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Tells the story of how the West learned to make porcelain, focusing on Bottger, who discovered the arcanum, or secret formula; and Harold and Kandler, artists at the new Meissen Porcelain Manufacture.

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