Death's Head Moth White, Black & Silver Porcelain 5oz. Small Tea Cup, Tea Bowl, Saki Cup

$20.00


This tea cup is sold alone, but it loves to come in twos. It holds 5 oz. and measures 3” in dia. and 2.25” high. It's meant for tea and is happiest when coupled with one of my teapots.
But this little cup can be used for all sorts of purposes, from holding sauces and dips to keeping jewelry and coins, add a tea light and it makes a lovely candle holder.

Lookin' to order two teacups?
https://www.etsy.com/listing/246993471/two-porcelain-5oz-tea-cups-mix-and-match?ref=shop_home_active_33
Or four?
https://www.etsy.com/listing/236867964/four-porcelain-5oz-tea-cups-mix-and?ref=shop_home_active_36

**If your interested in ordering these in quantity for your wedding or special occasion, please convo me.**

This piece is wheel thrown and made of a mid-fire porcelain. The interior of the cup is painted with black underglaze, and features a Death's Head Moth screen printed and hand detailed before the first firing. Each piece is then dipped in clear glaze and fired a second time. Finally, the edge of the cup is brushed with silver overglaze and fired a third time.

The Death's Head Moth is named for the design on it's thorax often resembling a human skull. They have been known to plunder honey from beehives and to give off a high-pitched squeak during the raid. The moth also has numerous other unusual features such as it's ability to emit a loud squeak if irritated. It is said that the Death's Head Moth brings bad luck to any house it flies into and that death and misfortune will follow.

All my pieces are food safe and areas with metallic overglaze can come into contact with food and drink, but this piece is NOT microwave safe. As with any metallic surface, they could cause sparks. Avoid hard scrubbing when washing because of the possibility of scraping off the thin layer of silver overglaze, it is best to treat these pieces as you would fine china. Although silver overglaze will take repeated washings in a dishwasher, it will eventually wear away, so please hand wash.

This design is part of an open edition collection. The piece pictured may not necessarily be the piece you receive. As with most handmade work slight variations are natural.

I've had to stop accepting commissions and special orders to focus on designing and making new work. Sorry!

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Payments

You can pay through Etsy or Paypal, but I also accept money orders. I must receive money orders within 10 days of your order. If that is not possible please convo me. No orders are shipped until I receive payment.

Shipping from United States

I will ship to the address you provide through Etsy. If you want your item shipped to another address, please let me know in the "message to seller".

I now use Etsy's calulated shipping, so if you'd like expedited postage domestic or internationally, I now offer the option. I ship every order with tracking and provide the tracking number in the shipping confirmation email. International buyers are responsible for any duty or customs charges incurred.

All items listed are ready to be shipped. Sorry, I do not do custom orders or commissions. Please alert me if there is any problem with your order and I will work to resolve the issue.

Refunds

I hope that you or the recipient will love your order when you receive it, but if you don't or if it is damaged in anyway please contact me as soon as possible, preferably w/in 10 days of arrival.

Damaged Items: I will replace damaged pieces with no additional charges to you.

Returned Items: Items should be shipped back to me unused and in their original or similar packaging. I will refund the cost of returned items when I receive them back safely. The cost of shipping and return shipping will not be refunded.

Additional

Interested in wholesale orders? Please convo me for more information.
Sorry, I do not sell my work on consignment.

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