So how the hell do you work with a Belle Époque, over-the-top, over-gilded house full of French porcelain and furniture?
So it looks like a porcelain hairdo that has always been there.
Goldblum, himself looking prim with a porcelain saucer and teacup in hand, says he found this “wildly touching.”
Her skin was porcelain, her cheeks hollow, and her hair had been cut into high, blunt bangs.
This is done by an artist who looks at the makeup [from the show] and replicates it onto the porcelain.
Historical incidents occur which show that Oriental porcelain was by slow degrees making its way Westwards.
Why should not the manufacture of porcelain equally enrich the Elector?
The scale is porcelain, very legible, and not liable to change.
The mercury is then to be washed and dried by heating to, say, 110° C. in a porcelain dish.
Their heads were made of porcelain, or rubber, or composition, and they had grown so old that they were really ugly.
1530s, from Middle French porcelaine and directly from Italian porcellana "porcelain" (13c.), literally "cowrie shell," the chinaware so called from resemblance of its lustrous transparency to the shiny surface of the shells. The shell's name in Italian is from porcella "young sow," fem. of Latin porcellus "young pig," diminutive of porculus "piglet," diminutive of porcus "pig" (see pork (n.)). According to an old theory, the connection of the shell and the pig is a perceived resemblance of the shell opening to the exposed outer genitalia of pigs.
porcelain is china & china is p.; there is no recondite difference between the two things, which indeed are not two, but one; & the difference between the two words is merely that china is the homely term, while porcelain is exotic & literary. [Fowler]