(also Dresden china)
Porcelain ware with elaborate decoration and delicate colourings, made originally at Dresden and (since 1710) at nearby Meissen: [as modifier]: a mantel filled with Dresden figures a fine Dresden china cup
More example sentences
- Bookcases line the walls, a fire crackles in the fireplace, Victorian portraits hang on the walls, Dresden china and bric-a-brac clutter the mantelpiece.
- Purled off with accuracy and ease, it came closer to the ‘Dresden china’ approach than I should have liked.
- The Maltese is blessed with a hardy constitution, and even though this breed is small, it does not have to be treated like Dresden china.