Style Court

Eight Years of Textiles, History, Art, Gardens, and a Little Mental Traveling with Courtney Barnes

2.25.2008

Speaking of Dragons...




C. Bell currently has in store a pair of vintage, circa 1988 McGuire chairs with double dragon turquoise-and-white cushions. The teal blue ceramic table with camel's leg base is from Marseilles circa 1917.

Reminder: Gotheborg is a great resource for learning about symbolism and common motifs, such as the dragon, in Asian design.

7 comments:

Cote de Texas said...

such a pretty color - I'd like to wear it!

LallaLydia said...

I like how instead of tiping this into an exotic chinoiserie style, the designer leaned more towards California beach house...The color makes me think of the bright horizon where the sea and sky kiss.

Pigtown-Design said...

Very cool! Love the blue!

butterflycollector said...

my favorite colour! Its been awhile since my last visit but I'm so glad I did!

Style Court said...

Everyone, glad you enjoyed this one :)

Anna Spiro said...

Love the fabric - great colourway! So vibrant and fresh!
XX
Anna

Alkemie said...

I'm not a huge fan of dragon motifs but I think this one is absolutely gorgeous. Unexpected and Very nice. The ceramic table is absolutely gorgeous. I've seen modern versions of if lately but they certainly can't compare to the real thing.

Karen