Beautiful Spanish ceramic sculpture imitating Chinese art, hand-colored, originally from Seville. To be observed well the colors used: very bright and cheerful in perfect Andalusian style. Height 21 cm
The term Cineserie derives from the French "Chinoiserie" and refers to a period of European art, starting from the XVIII century, in which there was a notable influence of Chinese art , also in the wake of a growing interest that Europe had developed for everything that was exotic, in general. This period was characterized by the use of imaginative images of an imaginary China, by asymmetry in the formats and capricious scale contrasts and by attempts to imitate Chinese porcelain as well as by the use of materials similar to lacquer. The aesthetics of chinoiserie originates from the Orientalist current, that is from the scientific study of the Far East from the historical, philological-linguistic, anthropological and philosophical-religious point of view, and evokes the attraction for collecting objects and architectures from all over the world. Eastern area, more than just China in particular.