Dresden China. The fine porcelain ware known as Dresden china was discovered by M. Boeticher, who was at the time only an apothecary's boy - 1700. Ser-vieces of this ware have cost many thousands of pounds each. A costly service, each piece exquisitely painted, and the battles represented ami subjects all different, was presented to the Duke of Wellington by the King of Prussia in 1816, and is the finest in England.