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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
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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: Diana Lewis Garcia Seed Pot
Diana Lewis Garcia Seed Pot
A specialist in handmade seed jars, Diana Lewis Garcia of the Acoma Pueblo made this Seed Pot by hand-coiling its shape. She then painted the intricate design with natural pigments (gathered from within the Acoma Pueblo) with a brush fashioned from a yucca plant. A one-of-a-kind artwork, this exquisite, outdoor-fired Diana Lewis Garcia Seed Pot beautifully represents ancient Acoma pottery traditions. Handcrafted in New Mexico.
 
Slide 10: Rose Pacheco Pot
Rose Pacheco Pot
$100.00
Hand-built from coils of locally gathered clay, this one-of-a-kind Rose Pacheco Pot is hand-painted with traditional Santo Domingo geometric motifs. Using a yucca brush and natural pigments, she applies the polychrome designs. A Santo Domingo Pueblo artist, Rose Pacheco fires her polychrome Pot over an open, outdoor kiln. An egg white finish imparts a glossy sheen. Handcrafted in New Mexico.
 
Slide 11: Denise Chavarria Blackware Vase
Denise Chavarria Blackware Vase
$295.00
This one-of-a-kind Denise Chavarria Blackware Vase with hand-carved designs and a contrasting matte/polished finish is handmade by Santa Clara Pueblo artist Denise Chavarria. The black carbonized finish of this elegant clay Blackware Vase is achieved by placing the clay jar over a smothered, outdoor fire. Handcrafted in New Mexico.
 
Slide 12: Marcella Yepa Wedding Vase
Marcella Yepa Wedding Vase
$295.00
Part of Pueblo life for centuries, wedding vases—like this graceful one-of-a-kind Marcella Yepa Wedding Vase—are considered sacred among tribal members. At once traditional and contemporary, Marcella Yepa of the Jemez Pueblo employs traditional hand-coiling, pinching, and carving techniques to shape the special clays she unearths into this stunning vase. The dramatic swirls and beautiful shape are characteristic of her style. A micaceous slip adds subtle sparkle. Fired outdoors over cedar chips. Handcrafted in New Mexico.