China ware, which is the modern popular term for porcelain. See Porcelain.
Glazed porcelain used for dolls' heads Frozen Charlottes.
When porcelain was first imported to Europe it was called china. WOW ! It was white. At that time, European potters could only produce earthen colors from wood or coal kilns. Delft tin glazing was among the first methods [ glazes ] to produce the illusion of a white clay body.
China dolls are the most commonly recognized doll out side of the collectible world. Most popular with children back in the mid 1800s, china dolls had a glazed, porcelain surface which, depending on it's thickness, was often translucent to a certain degree.
A country in Eastern Asia.
a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
a developing country and one must be prepared to adapt to local conditions and circumstances which may be significantly different from those to which one is accustomed
an ancient country with a history of over five thousand years of civilization
Yuan Renminbi CNY
Law and practice in the People's Republic of China.
a government on the island of Taiwan established in 1949 by Chiang Kai-shek after the conquest of mainland China by the communists led by Mao Zedong
China (PRC) der Yuan
No discussion about tea is complete without mentioning China. Tea and China have have had a relationship well before the birth of Christ. There was a time when the Chinese had categorized over 8000 different types of tea. Today tea is grown in 18 regions, the majority of that being green tea. Chinese teas generally are sold by names that let the buyer know their origin and quality . Although mechanization has made some inroads into tea production, due to the huge workforce and a love of tea, hand made teas are still common place. With worldwide demand increasing for fine teas, China stands poised to increase market share. Tea is currently 3rd in China's exports,( but gaining ground )after silk and grain.
An organization called "Chinese Business World" publishes China: Reform of the Taxation System, a source of general commercial information, as well as tax, about China. Unfortunately, it was last updated in May, 1997.
The Chinese have been making wine as long as Europeans, perhaps longer. While wine was considered medicinal in Europe, it was also enjoyed as a beverage. In China, the medicinal qualities continue to dominate wine production. In the US cough syrups and other alcohol based medicines are common, in China they are more common than wine as a beverage. As China enters the world market more traditional western style wines are being produced; thanks largely to cooperative efforts of the French. The quality varies greatly and grape growing has not been perfected, but there remains potential.
China is a 1979 album by the Greek artist Vangelis. Although he had never been to China, he employed Chinese instruments and compositional styles on this concept album.
a major manufacturing and export base of toys, gifts and houseware in the world
a quick majority-control game by Michael Schacht, published in the United States by Uberplay
One of the world's largest producers of raw cotton. In recent years a major import market.
The China Pavilion is part of the World Showcase within the Epcot theme park in Orlando Florida.
a growing market that is becoming increasingly important for the Sweden-based engine manufacturer Volvo Penta
a growing power on the international scene, and in the Mideast too
Only relatively recently has China located and started to extract diamonds. It is also a growing cutting centre, and it may in the next few years be the biggest consumer growth demand area.