Blue and White Chinoiserie Planter, inspired by designs from the ancient Ming and Qing dynasties, this large vintage planter is beautiful as well as functional. A high quailty reproduction piece made of heavy porcelain. The classic blue and white Chinoiserie design is a perfect addition to any garden or room. It has a hole for proper drainage. In very good vintage condition, a small 1" long yellowish cast appears in the glaze outside. We feel it does not affect the beauty of the piece but it has been priced accordingly.
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DIMENSIONS: 7" H x 10" Dia
CARE INSTRUCTIONS: Reccomend Wipe Clean
ORIGIN: Marked "Handcrafted for Mid-Atlantic Pottery, Made in China"
CIRCA: 20th Century
FACTS & HISTORY: Chinoiserie is defined as the European interpretation and imitation of Chinese and other East Asian artistic traditions, especially in the decorative arts, garden design, architecture, literature, theatre, and music. Its deep history is intertwined with commerce and politics.
Hugely popular in Europe and the United States in the 19th Century, it's popularity wained for the masses in the 20th Century. However today Chinoiserie is experiencing a revival due to it’s affordability after being snubbed by the generation previous who didn’t want their families antiques. The term Grand Millennial was coined and the Blue and White Chinoiserie trends popularity once again is being felt world wide