chinoiserie definition

  • noun:
    • a mode in art showing Chinese impact through using elaborate design and complex patterns.
    • An object showing Chinese creative influence.
    • a mode in art, or an artistic object, that reflects the influence of Chinese art
    • Chinese conduct, art, decoration, or even the love; additionally, a specimen of Chinese manners, art, decoration, etc.
    • a style in art reflecting Chinese influence, being elaborately decorated and intricately patterned.
    • Chinese conduct, techniques, or ways of performing things; a Chinese characteristic.
    • A Chinese curio, knickknack, or item: because, “Japanese tea-trays, chinoiseries,” etc., skip Braddon.
    • a mode in art reflecting Chinese impact; elaborately embellished and intricately designed

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