About the Collection

The Newark Museum, in Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, is the state’s largest museum. It holds fine collections of American art, decorative arts, contemporary art, and arts of Asia, Africa, the Americas, and the ancient world. Its extensive collections of American art include works by Hiram Powers, Thomas Cole, John Singer Sargent, Albert Bierstadt, Frederick Church, Childe Hassam, Mary Cassatt, Edward Hopper, Georgia O’Keeffe, Joseph Stella, Tony Smith and Frank Stella.

“Tea House”, 1999, was purchased in 2002 by the Friends of the Decorative Arts (2002.9.1A-D).

The Newark Museum is located in Newark, New Jersey.

Mara Superior, “Tea House”, 1999. high-fired porcelain,
ceramic oxides, underglaze, glaze, 16.5 x 19 x 8″.