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A Teacup Collection

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by Molly Hatch, of Florence, MA

"In paintings as pretty as the porcelain they depict, this gift book celebrates one of the finest teacup collections in the world: the 300-piece archive of the Clark Art Institute, which dates back to the eighteenth century and represents coveted designs of the day from Europe and China. Artist Molly Hatch, with exclusive access to this largely unviewed collection, pored over the details of each cup to create this visual treat. Including page after page of paintings of the cups, and led off by introductory essays, this is both an intriguing reflection on the art of collecting and an utterly charming gift for tea drinkers and teacup collectors."

Kathleen Morris is director of exhibitions and curator of decorative arts at the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts.

Molly Hatch is an artist known for her surface pattern designs and ceramics.

    • Pages: 120
    • Dimensions: 7.25 x 0.5 x 8.25 inches
    • Publisher: Chronicle Books; Illustrated edition (March 17, 2015)
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