Chinoiserie is a word borrowed from French and means a style in art reflecting Chinese qualities or motifs.
It is the European interpretation and imitation of Chinese artistic traditions and focuses on subjects that were thought by colonial era Europeans ... Read More
Chinese Export Silver …and then
Chinese Export silver ..and then
As trade opened up with China after the Opium Wars so Chinese Export silver changed..
The Chinese Export silver , western style with the pseudo hallmarks – see my blog http://esmeparishsilver.com/the-origins-of-chinese-export-silver/
developed into a whole new art form ... Read More
The Origins of Chinese Export Silver – In the Beginning..
The Origins of Chinese Export Silver –In The Beginning…
Silver craftsmanship has been around in China for thousands of years but it wasn’t until the late 18th century that the name Chinese Export Silver began to be used
It grew out of ... Read More