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Raffaellesco Espresso Cup And Saucer

Italian ceramic espresso cup with personality.

Many people love espresso cups made in Italy as it adds to the experience when enjoying a daily brew. This cup and saucer set will take that novelty even further.

Made and painted to an ever-popular maiolica style where the clay cups are burned twice to achieve bright colours and the ceramic strength appreciated by many.

Raffaellesco collection is also unique to the Umbria region of Italy, where the design elements can be traced to its ceramics products heyday in the 16th century.

It is an ideal gift idea for expresso drinking seamen/sea women too. The dragon depicted in its decorations represents well wishes to the seamen - hence the wind blowing from its mouth.

Size: diameter - 2 inches (5 cm) / height - 2 inches (5 cm)


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Thanks to our direct relationships with Italian artisans, we guarantee the authenticity of all products. Hence, every item you buy will come with an authenticity certificate.

Delivery Information

This product range is only delivered in the USA currently.Orders are promptly shipped from our Glenview, IL USA warehouse.

Care Recommendations

Earthenware products form a web of tiny lines in glazing. It is natural and often a sought after effect of such products.It is advisable not to expose your products to sudden and drastic temperature changes to avoid cracking.

As a general rule, this product is not recommended for use in the microwave.

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More About Derruta

Deruta is often referred to as the "ceramics city" as there are many artisans making Maiolica wares dotted around the city.

As you can see from the welcome sign, they proudly display a short history of the town carved into the stone just outside the city's gates.

The city was thriving as the Italian centre of Maiolica ceramics between the 13th and 16th centuries. Today ceramics still play a big part in city's life thanks to the exports and tourism.

Deruta craftsmen are highly praised for their skills and decorative styles, which are unique to the commune. Hence it is often referred to as Deruta Ceramics.

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