Tea & Taste: The Visual Language of Tea
Super Savings Item! Save 31% on the Tea & Taste: The Visual Language of Tea by Brand: Schiffer Publishing at Translate This Website. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Never before has there been a book focusing on the theme of tea as it relates to both the fine and decorative arts. With over 330 beautiful color
Never before has there been a book focusing on the theme of tea as it relates to both the fine and decorative arts. With over 330 beautiful color images, this book explores the history of tea with special attention to the impact its popularity has had on the development of porcelain, furniture, silver, and the other decorative objects employed in serving tea. Here are teapots, cups and saucers, kettle stands, tea caddies, silverware, and more, inspired both by the expense of the tea itself and the various social significances surrounding its consumption. The valued place of tea in society at all levels has also created a subject for the fine arts. From maritime paintings, to portraiture and still lifes, artists have captured the romance of tea through the works shown in this book. Images from top dealers, galleries, and collectors, representing some of the highest quality tea ware created, illustrate the fascinating and well researched text to please readers around the world.
|Manufacturer:||Schiffer Pub Ltd|
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|Publisher:||Schiffer Pub Ltd|
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|Item Weight:||3.15 pounds|
|Item Size:||1 x 11.5 x 11.5 inches|
|Package Weight:||3.15 pounds|
|Package Size:||8.5 x 0.9 x 0.9 inches|
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