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Blue & White Chinoiserie Handpainted Tea Pot - Mini Lotus

Designer: Lore and Lotus

$24.00 USD
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This charming, mini, hand-painted Tea Pot from China showcases a beautiful lotus, surrounded by curling leaves.  

The lotus is considered sacred in many cultures for its symbolism of rebirth and perseverance, growing everyday over again from deep mud. In China, the Lotus is the symbol of good union, love, heart and harmony. 

If you're anything like us, there's always a spot on your shelf for another delicate blue and white ceramic. Set it on a shelf among good company for a curated vignette.

 History of Chinoiserie

Traditional and wildly popular since the 1700's, Chinoiserie, or the replicated appearance of Chinese art forms, namely the renowned porcelain blue and white ceramics, have made a statement in households for centuries, though its roots go much farther back than that in the Chinese art forms.

Features:

  • Market Find
  • Made in China
  • Hand-painted with a cobalt blue-and-white lotus motif.
  • Variations in hand-craftsmanship make this Tea Pot unique.
  • Blue mark, states: "Made in China. Do not use for food or drinks. Decor only item."

Dimensions

  • Approx. Height: 5" inches
  • Approx. Width (including spout): 5-3/4" inches
  • Approx. Diameter (depth): 3-3/4" inches

Due to the hand-painted nature of this item, slight variations occur and are part of what make handmade so special.