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ARCANUM, THE

  • Author: Janet Gleeson
  • Catalogue No: 5138
  • Rating:
    • Suitable for all
  • Geographical Restrictions: None
  • Publisher: Bantam

Synopsis

The extraordinary true story of the invention of European porcelain focusing on alchemist Johann Frederick Bottger who inadvertently discovered the arcanum; Johan Gregor Herold, an ambitious artist who developed colours and patterns of unparalleled brilliance and Johann Joachim Kaendler, a virtuoso sculptor who used the Meissen porcelain to invent a new art form.