From China to Porcelain

Porcelain, is today, so widely available and is such an every day commodity, that we could very easily overlook just how different it was. The West was introduced to oriental porcelain as early as the mid 15th century, when precious examples appeared in Lisbon, Portugal being the first to acquire trading rights from Imperial China. […]

Antique Table Lamps for Interior Design – Chinoiserie

Antique Table Lamps for Interior Design – Chinoiserie Stylish table lamps are the key to a well furnished room and a major key to the stylish table lamp is the Chinoiserie style, a French term, pronounced “shin-wahz-ree” signifying “Chinese-esque” or “anything reflecting Chinese culture: Chinese artifacts, designs, artistic styles, behavior”. Yet, to gain a richer […]