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Blue and White Chinoiserie Porcelain Easter Egg
Blue and White Chinoiserie Porcelain Easter Egg
Blue and White Chinoiserie Porcelain Easter Egg
Blue and White Chinoiserie Porcelain Easter Egg

Blue and White Chinoiserie Porcelain Easter Egg

Regular price $65.00 Sale

Blue and White Chinoiserie Porcelain Easter Egg the perfect addition to a Chinoiserie lovers collection for Spring and Easter! This is a one of a kind vintage item. In excellent vintage condition as pictured.

MATERIAL: Porcelain

ORIGIN:  Unknown, unmarked

DIMENSIONS:  5" H x 3.5" diameter

FACTS & HISTORY: In some Asian cultures the egg is seen as a symbol of luck and wealth.The egg also brings hope and purity. It is a symbol of fertility and the circle of life.  Ancient traditions used to link the egg to the creation of the universe, suggesting that the Earth itself may have been born out of an egg.

During the 12th century, India made entire buildings out of soapstone, China used soapstone to create seals in lieu of signing documents and there have been discoveries of soapstone throughout Zimbabwe, Iran and Crete. However, today most of the world's Soapstone is quarried and exported from Brazil.