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A Victorian-modern, Art Nouveau-inspired handled cup that provides daily elegance for your morning coffee or tea. I glazed this cup in a satin salmon pink/mahogany with a glossy interior of the same and a fun pop of red in the flowers.

I throw this form on the potter’s wheel and then use a stamp I design and make to impress and alter the surface of the cup. My fingerprint is on the other side of each one of the imprints. The undulation from the stamping and relief of the slip creates a wonderfully soft and tactile surface.

The handles I make (two pieces) are hand-pulled, formed and added. I also decorate the top quarter of the cup and handle (and sometimes areas in the stamp itself) with slip-trailing --the clay version of cake decorating. No molds are used!

My work is both elegant AND intended for your use and enjoyment. Handmade pottery can need (and happily, deserves) a little more love to prolong its life than contemporary manufactured ware, so while durable and microwavable, hand washing is recommended. Do not pour boiling, stovetop water directly into handmade ware. “Pre-warming” pieces by filling with warm/hot tap water prior to pouring hot water for coffee or tea is recommended.

4" h x 6" l x 4 1/2" d; holds 12 oz.
The clay and glazes are lead-free and food safe.

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Frequently asked questions about KiefferCeramics

Residents of Massachusetts will be charged sales tax.
If the shipping costs are less than what I've listed to your location, I will refund shipping overages.
When you purchase anything from Kieffer Ceramics you agree to hold Kristen Kieffer harmless from any loss, damage or injury due to any products purchased from us. Our maximum liability to you is the amount you paid for the item(s) purchased.
I don't usually take on commissions, but if you see something in my shop and would like a different color in my palette, or have seen something not currently available that I've sold before, I am more than happy to try to fit in your request. Please note, requests can take from 1-4 months to complete.