Chinoiserie Porcelain Tea Caddy
Chinoiserie has always fascinated me, and after 20 trips to mainland china – I am a fan of the blue and white style as well. The history of fine china and ceramics go back many centuries to the Xia’s in the BC’s. The classics from the Yuan, Qing Hua, and Ming-era are incredible in their craftsmanship and their use of themes and storytelling.
I first came under the spell of Chinoiserie when I was at a small town in France on the way to Epernay. This throw-back little café going back to the early 1920s had survived the great war, and its fine walls had been painted in a fine Chinoiserie style in red and black. This example of a Tea Jar or Caddy is a classic, the Traditional motif brings both a familiar sense and a beautiful look.
Our chinoiserie products are crafted based on traditional production techniques. These techniques result in each piece being unique, and minor variations in the glaze, color tones, and other aesthetic elements are normal. Certain of our chinoiserie has an aged appearance which is intentionally part of the overall aesthetic and not a defect or flaw in the production process.
This item is exclusive to Wisteria.
Approximate Dimensions: 7.1" w x 7.1" d x 11" h
Material: 100% Porcelain
Country of Origin: China
Indoor Use Only
Item Weight: 3 lbs
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