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Porcelain Painting

Tennessee State Fine Art

Poinsetta pattern Blue Ridge pottery; hand-painted porcelain cup; photo © Eileen C / Crochet Attic on Flickr (all rights reserved; used by permission).

Blue Ridge Porcelain Painting

Porcelain painting  (china painting) was recognized as an official fine art of Tennessee in 1981. Tennessee Arts & Artists - All State Arts & Drama

At one time, Blue Ridge china was the best-selling dinnerware in the United States. There was a series of artist-signed plates that are very rare and valuable today.