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A type of porcelain first produced at the Capo di Monte palace near Naples in the mid 18th century, generally white with richly coloured rococo decoration.
- The ornate wares with designs in low relief falsely called Capo di Monte are poor imitations made in Italy and France from the 18th century until modern times.
- Capo di Monte was established in the mid 1700's by King Charles of Naples, this explaining the ‘N’ mark above the crown.
- Capo di Monte was produced by a factory established in 1743 at the Palazzo of Capo di Monte by Charles III of Naples.
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