Canton Style

Canton style antiques refer to a type of Chinese export wares that were traded in the city of Guangzhou (formerly known as Canton) during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Canton porcelain and enamel was highly sought after by European and American consumers, and it was exported in large quantities to these markets.

Canton porcelain is known for its polychrome decoration, which typically features scenes of people engaged in everyday activities, such as fishing, farming, and weaving. The designs are often highly detailed and intricate, and they are painted in a distinctive style that is characteristic of Canton porcelain.

In addition to porcelain, Canton-style antiques may also include other types of decorative objects, such as lacquerware, furniture, and textiles. These items are often decorated with similar blue-and-white designs, and they are highly valued for their beauty and craftsmanship.

Today, Canton style antiques are highly collectible and can command high prices.They are prized for their historical and cultural significance, as well as for their beauty and rarity. If you are interested in collecting Canton style antiques, it is important to work with a reputable dealer who can help you find authentic pieces and provide you with information about their history and provenance.


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