The Chinese House in Potsdam, Germany, was built between 1755 and 1764.
Jason Wordie
Opinion

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Then & Now by Jason Wordie

How the West fell in love with Asian culture – when tea, silk and porcelain were seen as status symbols

From the craze for Chinese tea and Indian textiles to Japonisme, ‘fads’ have connected the East with Europe and the United States for centuries

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The Chinese House in Potsdam, Germany, was built between 1755 and 1764.
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