What is also called “white gold” in Dresden?
a. The ivory works of art in the Dresden Zwinger.
b. The porcelain collection in the Dresden Residence Palace
c. The salt in the palace kitchen
The Meissen Porcelain Manufactory was founded in 1710 and was the first porcelain manufactory in Europe. Originally, the porcelain came from China, but importing it was expensive. In 1709, the alchemist Johann Friedrich Böttger discovered the secret of making porcelain on a kaolin basis. Meissen porcelain was born!