Berthe Morisot and Edouard Manet and “Young Girl with a Cat”

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“My ambition is limited to the desire to capture something transient, and yet, this ambition is excessive.” –Berthe Morisot (Bourges, France 1841-1895 Paris) Impressionist painter One of our newest Caticons, “Young Girl with a Cat” is a dry-point etching by the great female Impressionist Berthe Morisot.  The sweet-faced girl cradling a cat in the print … Read More

Our Newest Caticon–Just Add Ears!

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Made out of sterling silver with a Brazilian cherry tail handle and ears, this cat teapot is my newest Caticon.  Its swirled rotund form is the genius of silversmith Joost During.  When I saw a picture of his “Twist Teapot” made of silver with a crescent-shaped ebony “knob” and curvy handle, I immediately re-imagined it … Read More

KM Maui – Mystery Solved!

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“It was like cats just knew she was Cat Lover.”–Katharine Davis writing about her mother Karen Moberg Writing Caticons required a significant amount of research, as I wanted to tell not only my story of the pieces in my collection, but also the history of the pieces themselves—such the artists who were often inspired by … Read More

Holiday Caticons

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Holiday Cats form a subset of my Caticons collection.  Sadly, space constraints did not permit us to include these whimsical felines in the Caticons book, so instead I am sharing a few here as a holiday “cat” treat. Dreidels are the traditional toys of Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, commemorating the re-dedication of the … Read More