Rattan ware prevailed because of their unique artistic value as well as their durabillity and toughness. Most rattan ware are designed and made for household use,such as rattan chairs,rattan tables,rattan tea tables,rattan screens, rattan bookshelves, rattan baskets, rattan foodboxed, rattan fruit plates, rattan pen containers and rattan vases. Articles of this type serve practical purposes and also provide visual pleasure. Another type of rattan handiwork are designed and made purely for their aesthetic value. Examples are life-like animals and fruits,exquisite model vehicles and ships,etc.
For these reasons, rattan ware produced in Yunnan, Sichuan, Guangdong, Jiangxi are still very much loved even today. With its simple, unaffected yet elegant style,traditional rattan basketwork has entered the daily life of people.