** Free US shipping
** Ready to ship in 1-3 business days. If this piece has sold out contact me for a customized order. Your order will be ready in 4-6 weeks.
This is an original, handmade mug that was wheel-thrown from fine porcelain clay and comfortably holds 12 oz. A whimsical illustration of a Mama bird tending to her nest in a cherry blossom tree is hand carved into the surface using a technique that originated in Korea known as mishima, in which I incised the drawing into leather-hard clay and then inlayed a black slip (liquid clay) into the illustrated lines. The accents on the bird, eggs and blossoms are then hand-painted on. A clear glaze is applied over the entire piece, except for the base.
What people are saying: "Your cup makes me smile EVERY time I use it! It feels really well balanced and the handle is so comfortable. Your engineering background is very evident. I love that I can put it in the dishwasher!"
Approx. 3.75in (9.5 cm) tall, 3.5in (8.5 cm) diameter plus an extra 2in (5 cm) for the handle.
This cup comfortably holds 12 fluid oz.
** Locally supplied fine porcelain clay and glazes
** Glazes used are food-safe
** Microwavable and dishwasher proof (please load your handmade piece in the dishwasher carefully - hand-washing is recommended to prolong the life of the piece)
** Suitable for both cold or hot contents
I ship my pieces free within the continental US. International shipping is also possible. I will ensure that your new handmade piece is carefully and securely wrapped. In the unlikely event that it arrives damaged, please contact me and we can arrange a replacement. If this is a gift, please contact me and let me know. I'd be happy to include a handwritten note on a card on your behalf.
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
Please note: Handmade ceramic wares by their very nature are unique, inconsistent and may have some imperfections that do not detract from the beauty and function of the piece. Instead, these are indications of the maker's hand and I encourage you to embrace them. If multiple quantities of this piece is available, they may be similar but they won't be identical, as each one of them is individually made.
This large handmade mug will brighten up your day when you use it. It would also make a lovely, unique gift for a special occasion such as Mother's Day, housewarming, or weddings. If you are sending this as a gift I'd be happy to include a handwritten note on a gift card on your behalf.
Please send me a message if you'd like to enquire about ordering multiple quantities, to order this piece or other cups in another of my botanical designs, or to order this Mama bird in a cherry blossom tree design on another of my wheel-thrown forms.
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