Places in the Garden, Chinese Export Porcelain

A dozen years in the antiques trade has informed my personal collection and one of my early interests has been expanded.  Studying Japanese and Chinese art with Annette Juliano was a highlight of my years at Vassar.  As her assistant, I had the privilege of filing and organizing her glass slides after lectures.  Some may think that would be BORing, but it gave me extra time to examine and enjoy the beauty of the objects.

Chinese Rose Mandarin porcelain, circa 1850, is endlessly fascinating, especially for a gardener.  The colorful painting transports you to China of another century where Court life is recorded in gardens and beautiful rooms.  The flowers and fauna are intricately depicted.

My favorite pieces include bats….but more on that in another post.

What color tulips would you like to see in this vase?

About Jayne in Georgia

Wife, mother, and owner of pets much loved. Gardener of three decades, amateur photographer, ardent about art, antiques and books.
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