Chinoiserie refers to a recurring theme in European artistic styles since the 17th century, which reflects Chinese art and is characterized by the use of fanciful imagery of an imaginary China.
|Aranjuez||Chinese Kiosks of the Prince's Garden & tile panels|
|Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe||mock Chinese village known as Mulang, with its pagoda and pavilions (AB ev)|
|Castles of Augustusburg and Falkenlust||Der Schloss Chinese von Schloss Augustusburg|
|Drottningholm||(Chinese Pavilion 1753)|
|Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz||(Pagoda at Oranienbaum 1797)|
|Gardens and Castle at Kromeríz||Pagoda in the castle park|
|Graz||3 rooms in Schloss Eggenberg|
|Karlskrona||Skarva: the "Chinese room" is equipped with about 100 Chinese drawings (nom file)|
|Kew Gardens||(Pagoda - 1762)|
|Potsdam||(Chinese House 1755-64)|
|Schönbrunn||Vieux-Laque Room, Blue Chinese Salon and Chinese Round and Oval Cabinets|
|St. Petersburg||Pushkin (Tsarskoe Selo)- part of St Petersburg - has a Chinese Village and a Creaking Pagoda|
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