Set of 2 Espresso Cups, Black Cups Tribal Design
A ceramic espresso cup that is made of black stoneware, and decorated with a tribal pattern using the sgraffito* technique. This sgraffito cup set can make a beautiful hostess gift.
The cups are thrown on the wheel and the pattern is carved while the clay is still moist.
The interior of the cup is glazed in a rich amber glaze.
≜ Hand thrown using traditional pottery wheel
≜ Hand carved tribal pattern using sgraffito* technique
≜ Fired in kiln at 1200 degrees Celsius
≜ Height 2-1/2” // 6 cm
≜ Diameter 2-3/4” // 8 cm
≜ Volume 133 ml// 4.5 oz.
*Sgraffito: a form of decoration made by scratching through a surface to reveal a lower layer of a contrasting color, typically done in plaster or stucco on walls, or in slip on ceramics before firing.
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