Welcome to our friendly and helpful meeting place for collectors of Antique Chinese and Japanese Pottery and Porcelain. Specialists or beginner collectors are equally welcome. On-line since June 1999, we now have 300,000 pictures and helpful answers under about 100 different topics in our archive you can explore by yourself.
Other than that, post your own pieces and - 1. Ask when you need, and 2. Help when you can. We don't appraise, buy, sell or promote anything here. Full privacy. No advertising. See our rules here. If what you need is commercial help, try our Quick E-mail Consultations instead.
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The Gotheborg web page went online first time in 26th of November 1996 under the by Jan-Erik Nilsson registered domain gotheborg3.se, to focus mostly on the Swedish East India Trade to China during the 18th century. In 1996 it changed name and focus towards a Chinese and Japanese Porcelain Collectors Help and Information page. The 27th of June 1999 an email list was added. In April 23, 2003 the discussions were moved into a private Discussion Board to avoid spam and guarantee continuity. Over the years many people have joined this collectors community, made friends, had fun and on the whole contributed to make the world a little better place. Design and content of all pages as they appear on gotheborg.com © Jan-Erik Nilsson, Gothenburg, Sweden 1993-2017.