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China to Light Up a House, Volume I

Mainly Mid-Eighteenth Century English and French Porcelain

by (author) Rosalie Wise Sharp

ECW Press
Initial publish date
Sep 2015
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Sep 2015
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Rosalie Wise Sharp has been collecting porcelain for over half a century, and in that time has amassed one of the most comprehensive collections in the world. With this first lavishly produced catalogue, Sharp shares over 1000 pieces from her porcelain collection, illustrated in stunning full-colour photos, and accompanied by provenance, fascinating historical connections, and personal anecdotes.

With China to Light Up a House, Sharp throws open the doors of her home to share her passion for porcelain and her singular, museum-worthy collection.


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Contributor Notes

Rosalie Wise Sharp was born and raised in North Toronto, where she currently lives. She is the co-editor of Growing Up Jewish and the author of Ceramics, Ethics and Scandal and Rifke: An Improbable Life.