Back in 1980, Emissary pioneered the business of importing beautiful handcrafted home accents from villages all over Asia. In 1994, when the U.S. lifted its embargo on Vietnam, the company brought the first shipment of indoor and outdoor ceramics from the South Asian country to Savannah, Georgia. Today, discerning decorators look to Emissary as the authoritative source for items like glazed ceramic planters and garden seats from China and Vietnam. The company also produces a coveted collection of table lamps.
This curated selection of ceramics with an international flair features sculpture inspired by Tang Dynasty art, a pair of guardian lions, and a French-style antique-finish pot. There are drum stools, vases, and lamps, even figures of rams and shells, in both neutral tones and brighter hues ranging from glossy azure to mustard yellow.
Emissary got its start as an importer, bringing traditional Asian ceramic planters to the U.S. Now the company offers a variety of handcrafted earthen products, from graceful jars to garden stools and ceramic vases. Per tradition, special attention is given to glazes; the colors range from earthy neutrals to bolder hues.
Before you get accessorizing, you have to get the big stuff right — namely, the furniture. Choose pieces that define a room, and that you can live with for years. This sale features some options — including seating, tables, and beyond — to help get you started. And, to make things even sweeter, everything is offered at a major discount.
Sleek, retro style defines these designs