Over-sized celadon mug perfect for coffee or a large cup of loose leaf tea. Fitted lid ideal for keeping tea warm and allowing loose tea leaves to descend to the bottom of the cup. Ships in a cushioned red and black gift box.
material: celadon stoneware
dimensions: 4 inches high (not including lid); holds 16 oz.
estimated shipping: $4.37 to NYC, $6.68 to L.A.
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What is celadon? Celadon stoneware was first perfected in Song Dynasty China where it was prized for its jade-like appearance. This style of celadon is not made with any paints or dyes; instead, it is made of clay with relatively high iron contents, glazed with a slip ( a mixture of clay and water), and double-fired at high temperatures.