This set of two handcrafted mother and child mugs from Mara Stoneware make a creative addition to any dinnerware collection. The detailed engraving and fine painting combined with a durable finish creates the ultimate combination of art and utility....more
This set of two handcrafted mother and child mugs from Mara Stoneware make a creative addition to any dinnerware collection. The detailed engraving and fine painting combined with a durable finish creates the ultimate combination of art and utility.
Colors: Teal and black
Design: Mother and child
Materials: Stoneware, lead and cadmium free
Care instructions: Microwave and dishwasher safe
Dimensions: 5 inches wide x 3.75 inches deep x 4.25 inches high
Capacity: 16 ounces
Number of pieces: Two
Story Behind the Art: Mara, an accomplished painter, sculptor and ceramicist, studied engraving with the famous artist Alfredo Zalce, who painted many portraits of his lovely artist protege. After studying art in London, she began working with high-temperature ceramics and created wonderfully unique glazes for her pieces. She then went on to study with the Italian ceramist, Bruno Terese, in Italy. Mara has had numerous expositions of her original pieces in Europe, the United States and Mexico. Sadly, after a long illness, Mara passed away in November 2007. Since Ceramica Mara has always been an extended family operation, production of her fine works has continued. Mara's husband, children and loyal apprentices have consistently carried out day to day production.
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
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I purchased one of these mugs in Mexico over 10 years ago. I loved that mug but never thought about looking for similar mugs on the web until I came across them on Overstock. I love that I have more than 1 of these mugs. They are heavy and have a sizable handle for people with big hands.
Did the color match the color displayed onsite? Yes
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Very high quality
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