Discover the beauty and intricate detail of antique chinoiserie at Guineveres exhibition




10am - 6pm

Free Event



Explore the history of chinoiserie design in all its magnificence at Guinevere's unique exhibition. The inspiring antiques emporium has curated delightful and extraordinary examples of this highly decorative style that has been popular in England since the 17th century.

From exotic birds to flowing water and delicate oriental plants and flowers, this highly decorative style has been popular in England since the 17th century. Imports originally came from China and Japan but as demand grew this style was adopted by European makers of furniture, wallpapers, decorative accessories and ceramics.

Guinevere’s exhibition will showcase examples spanning several centuries and will include early Japanese and Chinese pieces as well as later European designs which demonstrate Western interpretations of these exotic Eastern designs.


Guinevere is the ultimate resource for stylish antiques and 20th century furniture and accessories. This treasure trove of ideas has furnished the homes of the elite and fashion-conscious worldwide since it first started trading on the King’s Road in 1963. Explore this inspiring store and discover a myriad of unique pieces sourced from around the world.

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