A fine hard-paste porcelain produced in Meissen since 1710. Often called Dresden.→ Dresden
- ‘There is a loan exhibition of Meissen porcelain from the British Museum in London entitled The Glory of Saxony.’
- ‘His finest pieces of Meissen and Chelsea porcelain were displayed in the Front Drawing Room, lesser pieces in the rear room and so on.’
- ‘The Porcelain Collection in Zwinger houses the biggest and the most complete Meissen porcelain collection in the world.’
- ‘Peering out from the stand of Brian Haughton Antiques will be a fine pair of Meissen hares modelled around 1750 by the inimitable J.J. Kandler.’
- ‘In song, he has the fragility of Meissen china and the force of steel.’
Named after the city of Meissen in eastern Germany.