chinoiserie

Chinese-style ornamentation in the 17th and 18th centuries. Characteristics of the style include pagoda shapes, fretwork, motifs of mandarin figures, birds and river scenes, dragon finials and carved feet. From c. 1690, such decoration was applied to lacquered furniture, engraved on silverware and painted on ceramics, especially Dutch delft. Chinoi …...

Chinoiserie

Chinoiserie (pronounced ʃinwazʁi, French for `Chinese-esque`) is a recurring theme in European artistic styles since the seventeenth century, which reflect Chinese artistic influences. It is characterized by the use of fanciful imagery of an imaginary China, by asymmetry in format and whimsical contrasts of scale, and by the attempts to imitat.....
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chinoiserie

[n] - a style in art reflecting Chinese influence
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Chinoiserie

• (n.) Chinese conduct, art, decoration, or the like; also, a specimen of Chinese manners, art, decoration, etc.
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chinoiserie

noun a style in art reflecting Chinese influence; elaborately decorated and intricately patterned
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Chinoiserie

Chi`noi`se·rie' (shē`nwȧ`z'*rē') noun [ French] Chinese conduct, art, decoration, or the like; also, a specimen of Chinese manners, art, decoration, etc.
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chinoiserie

17th- and 18th-century Western style of interior design, furniture, pottery, textiles, and garden design that represents fanciful European ... [6 related articles]
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chinoiserie

A 17th and 18th century chinese style of ornamentation. The style used pagoda shapes, fretwork, mandarin figure motifs, as well as birds and river scenes, dragon finials and carved feet. The decoration was applied to lacquered furniture c1690, and engraved on silverware and painted on ceramics, especially on dutch delftware. It became very popular....
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Chinoiserie

A Chinese decorative style that was extremely popular in France and exemplified by its vogue in England especially during the reign of Queen Anne.
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Chinoiserie

a form of European decoration imitating techniques and motifs of the Orient; especially fashionable in the late 17th century and revived during the Regency.
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Chinoiserie

An escapist Western style loosely based on Chinese art and motifs usually applied to European forms. The style was popular in silver during thelate 17thC and mid 18thC with a further revival c.1820.
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chinoiserie

chinoiserie (shēnwäzrē') , decorative work produced under the influence of Chinese art, applied particularly to the more fanciful and extravagant manifestations. Intimations of Eastern art reached Europe in the Middle Ages in the porcelains brought by returning travelers. Easter...
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chinoiserie

European furniture employing Chinese style decorations and ornamentation which was popular in the late 17th and 18th centuries. Elaborately painted laquer is a common feature of chinoiserie furniture.
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