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Slide 0: Blue and White Chrysanthemum Jar
Blue and White Chrysanthemum Jar
$35.00
Smithsonian Exclusive Smithsonian Institution Exclusive

Epitomizing the enduring appeal of chinoiserie porcelains, this beautiful Blue and White Chrysanthemum Jar is a functional work of art and makes an elegant statement. Made in China.
 
Slide 1: Blue and White Floral Vine Jar
Blue and White Floral Vine Jar
$85.00
Smithsonian Exclusive Smithsonian Institution Exclusive

Epitomizing the enduring appeal of chinoiserie porcelains, this beautiful Blue and White Floral Vine Jar is a functional work of art and makes an elegant statement. Made in China.
 
Slide 2: Hand-Painted Blue and White Cherry Blossom Jar
Hand-Painted Blue and White Cherry Blossom Jar
$145.00
Smithsonian Exclusive Smithsonian Institution Exclusive

Epitomizing the enduring appeal of chinoiserie porcelains, this beautiful Hand-Painted Blue and White Cherry Blossom Jar is a functional work of art and makes an elegant statement. Made in China.
 
Slide 3: Hand-Painted Blue and Light Blue Moon in the Lotus Pond Jar
Hand-Painted Blue and Light Blue Moon in the Lotus Pond Jar
$85.00
Smithsonian Exclusive Smithsonian Institution Exclusive

Epitomizing the enduring appeal of chinoiserie porcelains, this beautiful Hand-Painted Blue and Light Blue Moon in the Lotus Pond Jar is a functional work of art and makes an elegant statement. Made in China.
 
Slide 4: Half Hand-Painted Multi-Color Cherry Blossoms and Birds Vase with Wooden Stand
Half Hand-Painted Multi-Color Cherry Blossoms and Birds Vase with Wooden Stand
$95.00
Smithsonian Exclusive Smithsonian Institution Exclusive

Epitomizing the enduring appeal of chinoiserie porcelains, this beautiful Half Hand-Painted Multi-Color Cherry Blossoms and Birds Vase with Wooden Stand is a functional work of art and makes an elegant statement. Made in China.
 
Slide 5: Smithsonian Floral Cloisonné Vase with Wooden Stand
Smithsonian Floral Cloisonné Vase with Wooden Stand
$120.00
Smithsonian Exclusive Smithsonian Institution Exclusive

A stunning example of the time-honored craft of cloisonné, this Smithsonian Floral Cloisonné Jar with Wooden Stand will lend grace and beauty to home or office. The colorful designs were created by hand-applying rich enamels to specially shaped wire compartments that had first been soldered to the brass vase. The colors came to life when they were fired in a kiln, then polished by hand. Display this masterpiece on the included wooden stand. Made in China.
 
Slide 6: Smithsonian Blue Porcelain Ball Vase
Smithsonian Blue Porcelain Ball Vase
$180.00
Smithsonian Exclusive Smithsonian Institution Exclusive

Sumptuously glazed in crackled cerulean blue, this timeless objet makes a serenely beautiful appointment for the home. Fine porcelain. Made in China.
 
Slide 7: Smithsonian Blue Porcelain Mantel Vase
Smithsonian Blue Porcelain Mantel Vase
$185.00
Smithsonian Exclusive Smithsonian Institution Exclusive

The narrow depth of this serenely beautiful accent piece makes it perfect for displaying on narrow shelves or mantels. Sumptuously glazed in crackled cerulean blue, this superb vase is made of fine porcelain. Made in China.
 
Slide 8: Smithsonian Light Blue Porcelain Double Gourd Vase
Smithsonian Light Blue Porcelain Double Gourd Vase
$175.00
Smithsonian Exclusive Smithsonian Institution Exclusive

Developed during China's Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279), double gourd, or huluping, shaped vessels continue to symbolize good luck, fertility, and immortality. This elegant homage to a popular shape is glazed a tranquil and translucent light blue. Fine porcelain. Made in China.
 
Slide 9: Birdell Bourdon Smooth Medium Blackware Pots
Birdell Bourdon Smooth Medium Blackware Pots
$125.00
Santa Clara Pueblo artist Birdell Bourdon created these Smooth Medium Blackware Pots from naturally black clay she gathered from within the Santa Clara Pueblo. She cleaned, mixed, hand coiled, shaped, and stone-polished these smooth medium blackware pots before firing them over a smothered outdoor fire. Signed by the artist. Handcrafted in New Mexico, each pot will be one-of-a-kind.
 
Slide 10: Site-Wa-Na Geometric Wedding Vase
Site-Wa-Na Geometric Wedding Vase
$240.00
Part of Pueblo life for centuries, wedding vases—like this one-of-a-kind Site-Wa-Na Geometric Wedding Vase—are considered sacred among tribal members. At once traditional and contemporary, Site-Wa-Na of the Laguna Pueblo formed this wedding vase from coils of locally gathered Laguna Pueblo clay. Site-Wa-Na then hand painted his geometric design with naturally tinted clay slips, before firing it over an open pit kiln. Signed by the artist. Handcrafted in New Mexico.
 
Slide 11: Judy Lewis Wedding Vase
Judy Lewis Wedding Vase
$297.00
Part of Pueblo life for centuries, wedding vases—like this one-of-a-kind Judy Lewis Bird Wedding Vase—are considered sacred among tribal members. Award winning potter Judy Lewis of the Acoma Pueblo hand coiled and pinched clays she unearthed at the Acoma Pueblo to create the contemporary shape of this wedding vase. She painted the traditional polychrome bird design with natural pigments before firing it over an open pit kiln. Signed by the artist. Handcrafted in New Mexico.