Appearing on the arena a Chinese box instantly got very popular. These boxes come in graduated sizes for the smaller box to fit into a larger one. The same principle you can observe with highly famous lovely Russian doll Matryoshka. The latter is a more contemporary interpretation of Chinese boxes, which have been popular since ancient times! People from West greatly admired the convenience of these boxes of Asian origin. These items proved to be perfect packaging options. Meanwhile the Chinese traditional designs and prints used on the boxes only add to their fame as they start to be acquired as something not only really practical, but also of exotic look.
So, like it was mentioned above with Matryoshka, Chinese boxes served as inspirations for great many other products. There are numerous storage bowls created according to the same principle. This structure makes these items so practical to keep. They do not require much space in your cupboard while accommodating quite much food.
Today you can come across a paper Chinese box when ordering Chinese food from a restaurant or bistro. Such boxes are one-off products and are to thrown away after the food inside in emptied. Nevertheless, you can also have Chinese boxes made of different materials such as clay or wood as souvenirs. They are decorated with Chinese traditional motives all in bright colors. Placing them side by side from the largest to the smallest one on your fireplace shelf, you are going to greatly enhance the interior of the room.