The sun glinted off the surface of thousands of porcelain vases lined along its outer wall, while four Chinese dragons stood guard.
Aptly called the “Porcelain House,” it was owned by Zhang Lianzhi, a devoted collector of antiques and fine items.
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THE HOUSE THAT PORCELAIN BUILT
The 3,000-square-meter 100-year-old house is covered from top to bottom with porcelain ware – from vases to bowls to plates to figurines. Bits of broken porcelain pieces have been put together seamlessly to look like brand new pieces.
The artful and meticulously designed porcelain museum took Zhang four years to complete and cost an estimated two billion yuan.