A Teacup Collection: Paintings of Porcelain Treasures


As precious as the porcelain teacups it depicts, this gift book is a hand-painted artist catalog of teacups from the Clark Art Institute’s 300-piece collection—an archive that dates back to the eighteenth century and represents the finest porcelain manufacturers of the Marie Antoinette-era, spanning from Europe to China. Artist Molly Hatch, with exclusive access to this largely unviewed collection, has painted the delicate details of each cup to create a visual treat for tea lovers and china collectors. Many of the cups are paired with archival details about their provenance and materials, making this not only a charmingly illustrated gift book but also a historically intriguing reflection on past read more

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ISBN:

9781452134338

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

120

Dimensions:

17cm x 20cm

RRP:

$27.99

Category:

Art and Photography

Publisher:

Chronicle Books

Published:

01 April 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Kathleen Morris