15 March 2011

Postcard from Berlin

Chinesisches Haus, Sanssouci, Postsdam
We've been visiting Berlin and environs for the last two weeks. Many lovely pictures. Stay tuned!


  1. oooh! nice. Lynne, was this house - especially the interior - featured in World of Interiors last issue? Looking forward to the fabulous pictures.


  2. You have shared some beautiful images.....take it all in ...and come back safe!

  3. I love the color combination — it reminds me of spumoni!

  4. Ooooh Lynne, I'm looking forward to this. There are at least three places in Potsdam on my wish list. Never got there yet.

  5. spumoni! i love it! and i love that they gilt the window sashes on this. fantastiche!

  6. Yes the Chinesische Haus at Potsdam is such a wonderfully complete chinoiserie environment, inside and out. And the murals inside are extraordinary, too - no doubt you will be showing more images shortly.

    I just read your article about chinoiserie at Artisphere Online (http://bit.ly/fQhuGX) and I so agree with your comment that every era has created its own version of chinoiserie. I think one of the most fascinating things about this style is what it tells us about ourselves (and about seventeenth- and eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Europe and America).

  7. Emile, thanks for stopping by... I adore your blog. I wish I could have got inside this pavilion, it seems every time I visit it is winter and the thing is closed until April. what torture! When will I learn to check opening dates before planning travel? I did get a great Chinoiserie fix at Charlottenburg so I feel a little better.


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