Tag: porcelain

French fancies: Haviland Porcelain

This week’s tale is one of Franco-American immigration! A Norman family who left France in 1648 to join the Quaker colony in Providence, RI, then generations later a certain David returned to France to start producing and exporting porcelain. How it all began David… Continue Reading “French fancies: Haviland Porcelain”

French Fancies: Bernardaud

It’s still common to exchange business gifts with important clients and partners in the Middle and Far East. Knowing what to buy people is however tricky. Fortunately, Nice airport has a superb selection of French goodies that are always well-received, such as those from… Continue Reading “French Fancies: Bernardaud”